Manages communications activities to promote the advancement of a major university program or center through the planning and coordination of its publications and media relations.
Designs and coordinates publications for the program, including brochures, newsletters, annual reports and other marketing and promotional materials.
Manages the design and update of program web sites.
Coordinates the procurement and management of graphic design, printing and other publication-related services.
Writes and disseminates news and press releases for the program.
Develops and maintains positive working relationships with external media organizations, as well as the university's media relations department.
Manages advertising, marketing and publications for promotional events and other special programs.
Participates in the strategic planning process related to marketing and promotion of the program.
Writes and edits articles, speeches, and other communication projects as assigned.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Bachelors and 3 years experience
Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed. Requires a minimum of three (3) years of directly job-related experience.
Additional Posting Information:
Additional Responsibilities: This position will be responsible for developing, planning, and executing marketing campaigns and projects to ensure goals and objectives are accomplished within a designated timeframe; Manage and coordinate marketing projects from start to finish; Manage and coordinate project activities which include assigning tasks and providing guidance to team members; Ensure marketing projects are delivered as scheduled to best possible quality and brand standards; Lead marketing research efforts to generate insights and ideas for marketing and communication efforts.
Preferred Additional Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or a similar major.
•Knowledge of project management processes and workflow.
•Analytical skills to forecast and identify trends and challenges.
•Ability to think creatively and innovatively.
•Excellent planning, organizational, multi-task and time management skills. •Excellent communication skills.
•Proficient with Microsoft office.
Internal Number: STA002768
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