$80K — $100K *
The Senior Communications Specialist supports the marketing needs of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community's (SMSC) Tribal Operations enterprises and internal departments. This position reports to the Communications Manager and is responsible for creating, editing, and fact-checking content for a wide variety of enterprises and departments. The position is responsible for providing guidance to the Communications team and the rest of the Marketing Department, acting as principal editor and proofreader for all copy produced to ensure accuracy, quality, and on-brand messaging. The Senior Communications Specialist also assists the Communications Manager in identifying communications needs for high-priority projects, enforcing style standards, and defining the team's big-picture communication strategies, processes, and plans. This position requires the ability and desire to track and explore industry trends, work directly with clients as needed, and manage multiple, complex, high-priority projects simultaneously, while independently managing competing and shifting timelines and priorities to ensure that deadlines are met. Along with the Communications Manager, this position plays an integral role in the SMSC's crisis communications strategy, serving as an on-call writer and editor for emergency messaging needs as they arise.
About the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community:
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is a federally recognized, sovereign Dakota tribal government located southwest of Minneapolis/St. Paul. Following a Dakota tradition of generosity, the SMSC is one of the top philanthropists in Minnesota and is the largest contributor to other tribal governments and causes across the country. It is a strong community partner and a leader in protecting and restoring natural resources. The SMSC's government, Gaming Enterprise, and various other enterprises are collectively the largest employer in Scott County and attract millions of visitors to the region.
Monday - Friday
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Valid through: 1/28/2022