Department/Organization: 800110 - Student Life Communications
Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm; some evenings & weekends required
Job Summary: The Marketing Manager I is responsible for overseeing the marketing, public relations, event planning, fundraising, advertising and/or circulation responsibilities of a publication or program.
Additional Department Summary: The position is responsible for overseeing social media, public relations, graphic design, advertising and/or circulation responsibilities of a publication or program for departments within the Division of Student Life. Responsible for completing required training and promoting a safe, hospitable, and respectful workplace. Will assist a selection of Student Life departments with communications strategy and is the design lead for the divisional communications team.
Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of professional marketing, public relations, communications, or advertising experience; OR Master's degree.
Skills and Knowledge: Demonstrated knowledge of graphic design and graphic design software such as Creative Cloud, specifically Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, or Adobe InDesign. Ability to work with others in a team environment. Excellent project management and time management skills. Excellent ability to write for diverse audiences and communication channels. Demonstrated ability to develop proactive communication plans within deadlines. Demonstrates initiative and creativity in promotional and design efforts. Ability to work in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines. Demonstrated knowledge of accessibility standards for print and electronic medias. Demonstrated commitment to expand multicultural knowledge, awareness, and skills as evidenced through: demonstrating self awareness; understanding and valuing others; demonstrating knowledge of social inequalities; interacting effectively with a diversity of people; fostering equity and inclusion. Ability to work independently and on a team.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience supervising and managing interns and student workers. Experience promoting and managing communications for departments and programming related to Student Life. Experience in developing/managing communication campaigns. Experience in print and electronic media. Experience in web design, specifically the WordPress website platform.
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
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