Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Marketing & Communications at the Olin Business School. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
Assist brand manager in creating, developing, managing, and evaluating marketing and communications strategies and initiatives that enhance Olin’s reputation and relationships with alumni globally.
Working in concert with the brand manager, Alumni & Development and Alumni Engagement task force to plan, manage and execute marketing and communications initiatives against defined targets. All activities will enhance Olin’s engagement with its alumni worldwide.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Engagement Strategy: Work closely with internal clients and marketing team members to assist in the execution of marketing plans targeted at alumni that support an engagement strategy that drives relationship building and alumni support for the schools and its programs.
Project Management: Execute on tactics as defined in alumni engagement marketing plans. Following a defined creative process, manage projects that will include a multitude of channels and supporting materials. Includes development of timelines, budgets, and execution of deliverables, including obtaining the appropriate approvals. Deliverables of projects may include signage, video, collateral, website content, events, emails, letters, newsletters, blog posts/social and promotions.
Competitive Research: Assist in research and analysis of competitors’ alumni engagement strategies and initiatives.
Outcome Analysis: Understand the effectiveness of tactics against program and department goals.
Survey Support: Assist in conducting surveys, attending advisory group meetings, and analyzing feedback to support successful engagement strategy.
College degree required and two years of related experience.
Marketing, public relations, journalism, or communications advertising preferred.
Experience in working with a team.
Excellent written, verbal and listening skills.
Demonstrated project management skills.
Ability to organize and effectively handle a variety of projects simultaneously with high attention to detail.
Works effectively with a diverse group, including faculty, business leaders, alumni, students and staff.
Appreciation for customer service and true collaboration.
Creative, diplomatic, ability to maintain calm under pressure and fantastic interpersonal skills.
The hiring range for this position is $40,502 - $51,597 annually.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -10 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Human Resources website (hr.wustl.edu)
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Must be able to occasionally work outside normal working hours and travel to on and off-campus locations.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.