University Housing & Dining Services is seeking two Marketing & Communications Managers. These are full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, professional faculty positions.
The Marketing and Communications Manager is part of an internal creative services team that promotes University Housing & Dining Services at Oregon State University. UHDS's vision is to engage OSU students, enrich their lives and help them thrive. The department offers a variety of living and dining options in 16 residence halls, more than 25 campus dining locations, a market, The Gem apartments, and Orchard Court family apartments. As an auxiliary enterprise, UHDS is funded solely by customers who utilize these programs. UHDS is committed to an appreciation for diversity, and is dedicated to fostering an open, respectful and enjoyable living, learning and working environment.
A primary emphasis for this position is to create, implement and track targeted marketing plans for new and existing university-wide programs that support students, and the larger OSU community. These programs include, but are not limited to: UHDS residential dining, University Catering, Orange Cash, robot food delivery and summer housing. This is a highly collaborative role that facilitates project success from determination of scope to completion. Some sample projects for this role include promoting menus and specials with the dining team, marketing programs with the residential education unit, communicating assignments processes with the operations unit, new business development, and executing branding in UHDS buildings with various unit partners.
Typically requires Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism or related field. 3 years' experience related to the discipline of the college, unit or department.
Bachelor's degree in business/marketing, journalism, public relations, new media communications, graphic design or a field relevant to the duties outlined in the position description.
At least three years of professional experience leading or supporting the development, implementation and management of marketing strategies and tactics while meeting deadlines.
Demonstrated experience with self-directed work, including managing several competing creative projects with multiple components, such as graphic design, copywriting, web development, video, and photography.
Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity, such as the ability to build relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders.
Strong written communication skills, including copywriting and editing.
Strong verbal communication skills, including presentation skills (public speaking).
Demonstrated experience with online marketing, including an understanding of digital advertising, e-newsletter development, analytics, and promotions through various social media platforms.
Proven ability to build and maintain collaborative working partnerships with stakeholders to accomplish goals and initiatives.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per University Standard: 05-010 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months. When they have the driving Check mark.
Position is in a standard office environment, with a shared creative suite. This position has extended periods of time working at a computer. Hours are typically 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. but that may vary and include weekend hours on occasion for event participation. Some events will require long periods of standing at a table. Requirements for limited travel during peak seasons; may include weekend travel once or twice a year. Many elements of this role require in-person attendance, but there's the possibility of a remote work agreement to allow for a hybrid work schedule.
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