Marketing Specialist

Black River Technical College is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Marketing Specialist for the Office of Institutional Advancement (IA).  This is a full-time, non-classified, 12-month position.


The Marketing Specialist reports to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement and is responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of a wide variety of promotional and marketing initiatives for BRTC and the BRTC Foundation.  Duties include leading the management of all promotional print and digital campaigns and content for BRTC and the BRTC Foundation; co-coordinating all photography and video creation and editing as well as organization, storage, maintenance, and access with the Communications Specialist; leading the selection of, design, ordering, and dissemination of promotional items for the College and Foundation; creating and maintaining a marketing plan as well as preforming market research; and assisting other IA members with IA activities such as communications and development, as necessary.

The College is committed to a quality work environment and experience by providing the following benefits in addition to compensation:

  • COLA and/or bonuses are provided whenever fiscally responsible
  • Eight hours of sick leave monthly after fulfilling all work hours in a pay period
  • Eight hours of vacation leave monthly after fulfilling all work hours in a pay period
  • Vacation leave increases according to years of service schedule
  • Eight hours per calendar year of education leave
  • A portion of health insurance premium paid by BRTC
  • $20,000 life insurance policy with premium paid by BRTC
  • 14% minimum retirement contribution from BRTC each pay period
  • 11 paid State Holidays per calendar year if employed full time during the date of those Holidays
  • Tuition Waiver for Employee and dependents to BRTC



Excellent written and oral communication, photography, and technology skills are required. Must be customer service-oriented, well-organized, and detail-oriented. Must be able to maintain confidentiality and meet strict deadlines. Must be able to function well in a team environment, be self-motivated, and possess critical thinking skills.


The formal educational equivalent of a baccalaureate degree in marketing, digital media, or a related field is or a baccalaureate degree with 5 years advertising, social media, marketing, and promotion experience is required.  A master’s degree in marketing, digital media, or a related field is preferred.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  To be considered for this position, applicants should send a cover letter, resume, State application, and three professional references to the following:


Julie Edington, Executive Director of Human Resources

P.O. Bos 468

Pocahontas, AR 72455

Telephone (870) 248-4000, Ext. 4032

BRTC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

BRTC is a Tobacco Free Campus