Location: Worcester, MA Category: Staff and Administrators Posted On: Wed Oct 28 2020 Job Description:
Responsible for the design, development, marketing and delivery of all training program materials and publicity. Coordinate training schedules, resources, sponsors, workshop locations and speakers. Place ads in local media. Prepare and send promotional e-mail blasts to all clients. Take advantage of opportunities to partner with Chambers and other regional organizations to enhance visibility and participation in seminar offerings.
Design and produce program, press and marketing materials for office-sponsored public relations and special interest events utilizing various computer software including MS Word, MS PowerPoint & Adobe Design Standard Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Bridge, Photoshop); and solicit quotes to ensure that marketing materials are cost effective and within budget. Work with printers and mail house to ensure that all published materials conform to SBA, MSBDC and University publication guidelines.
Oversee and manage all aspects of Corporate Sponsor Program. Prepare contracts and timely renewal notifications to ensure continuing revenue. Send acknowledgements to all sponsors. Deposit receipts and reconcile revenue to Program Income account. Follow-up overdue accounts for collections. Notify MSBDC and SBA of receipt of program revenue.
Act as liaison with other departments and organizations including Clark University, the MSBDC State Headquarters, the U.S. Small Business Administration, banks, Chambers of Commerce, economic development organizations, educational institutions, and the local business community as part of the Central Mass. Regional Office's mission to assist in the establishment and growth of area small businesses.
Serve as the primary outreach and information and referral staff person in collaborative efforts with cooperating agencies.
Interact with and assess the needs of clients and the public; respond to questions regarding small business, MSBDC services, and other resources.
Serve as office manager. Plan and supervise office expenditures. Coordinate with vendors. Act on administrative/management problems. Design, recommend, develop, and implement new office policies and procedures. Ensure that all office expenditures are appropriately documented and approved in accordance with SBA and MSBDC policy guidelines.
Train and manage the Grad Students, Administrative Assistants (Intern).
Bachelor's degree with a concentration in marketing, business administration, communications or related field preferred, or equivalent work experience.
5+ years work experience in an office setting
The be well organized with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects at once.
Excellent communication skills, service orientation and demeanor necessary to foster working relationships and work collaboratively
Proficiency in PC, Microsoft Office Professional, Desktop Publishing, Social Media and e-mail communication required
Must thrive working in a fast-paced, innovative environment while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient
Ability to work independently and maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information
This position requires a high level of professionalism when dealing with clients, colleagues, community partners and state agencies.
This is a Full-time position with excellent benefits, which include employee and family tuition benefits, 4 weeks' vacation, generous retirement plan, free use of campus fitness center and many more.
Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.
Founded in 1887, Clark University is a liberal arts-based research university committed toscholarship and inquiry that addresses social and human imperatives on a global basis. It is the place where Robert Goddard invented the modern rocket, where Sigmund Freud delivered his only lectures in the United States, and where current students stake their claim to the Clark motto, “Challenge Convention, Change Our World,” which is the rallying cry that inspires our community every day. Located in Worcester, Massachusetts, Clark University educates its undergraduate and graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world, and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort. The University’s engages students in such areas as biology, chemistry, economics, geography, psychology, urban education, management, environmental science and policy, Holocaust and genocide studies, and international development and social change. Clark University’s pioneering model of higher education, LEEP (Liberation Education and Effective Practice) compels undergraduate students to thrive in authentic world and workplace settings, and prepares them for lives and careers of consequence.