Brown University Dining Services is seeking an innovative and creative marketing expert to serve as the Assistant Director, Dining Services Marketing and Communications.Â This position will be a new addition to the Dining Servicesâ™ senior leadership team.
The successful candidate will manage the websites for Dining Services and be responsible for developing and directing marketing/communications strategy and implementation for all Dining Services operations, including residential dining, retail eateries, bakeshop, Gourmet to Go, concessions, Faculty Club, Catering Operations, express catering and special events. Â The Assistant Director, Marketing and Communications will collaborate with our Bon Appetit partners, unit directors and the culinary team to assess needs and develop long-term strategic marketing plans and short term adjustments and initiatives for Dining Services. The incumbent will lead projects with marketing service providers to produce publications and other marketing collateral, and will serve as the liaison to Brownâ™s Office of University Communications for media inquiries on matters affecting Dining Services operations.Â The incumbent will report directly to the Director of Dining Programs.Â
Bachelorâ™s degree in marketing, communications or related field, grad degree desired
5-7 years of experience or equivalent combination of skills and experience.
Specific demonstrated experience launching and marketing new products to adult markets.Â Experience in higher education preferred
Demonstrated graphic layout and design skills.
Working knowledge of online and print publishing.
At least two yearsâ™ experience with website content, creation and maintenance.
Ability to manage details of simultaneous complex projects
Ability to understand strategic objectives and align and adjust initiatives
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Possess a willingness to promote a diverse and inclusive campus community
Thorough understanding of marketing best practices, copyright and brandingÂ
Expert knowledge of: Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel), HTML and graphics production experience a plus
Expert knowledge of print, design, media and advertising as well as technology and new media practices.
All offers of employment are contingent upon an education and background check satisfactory to Brown University.
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Internal Number: REQ163661
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Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Engineering, Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership and the IE Brown Executive MBA.