Marketing & Communications Manager College of Science & McClure Center for Public Policy Research
Division/College: University Communications & Marketing
Employee Category: Exempt
Pay Range: $49,506 or higher depending on experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: Working with University Communications and Marketing (UCM), the Marketing and Communications Manager (MCM) is in charge of key internal and external communication tools for the College of Science and the McClure Center for Public Policy Research. As the primary communications representative for the college and center, the MCM is the chief content strategist for their area(s). The MCM will advance the reputation of these units through purposeful creative messaging that is tied to the university's brand and messaging as well as the strategic initiatives of the unit. The MCM provides marketing and communications leadership in a variety of areas, including alumni relations, enrollment, advancement, web content, social media, media and public relations, special events, publications, as well as university outreach and public engagement. In coordination with unit leadership, the MCM writes and edits a variety of materials in electronic and print format, including unit magazines or newsletters, web content, recruitment materials, social media postings, brochures, fact sheets and posters, scripts and talking points, direct marketing and digital advertising, promotional articles and news releases; collaborates in special event planning; and oversees the work of designers, photographers, videographers, and freelance writers. The MCM collaborates with the University Communications and Marketing team to coordinate content and relay information to and from the supported unit(s).
Bachelors degree and three years of related professional experience, or a combination of education and related experience totaling 7 years.
Experience writing, editing and presenting.
Experience implementing marketing principles.
Experience with project management and managing multiple projects at any given time.
Demonstrated experience of collaboration and working with internal and external constituents.
Experience planning and executing marketing plans and initiatives to achieve organizational goals.
Bachelors degree in communications, marketing or public relations or a related field.
Working knowledge of web design principles, printing processes, graphics formats, and effective design and photography principles.
Experience working with advancement and development professionals, including writing proposals for solicitation.
Experience producing and editing informational and marketing collateral.
Experience working in higher education.
Demonstrated ability to translate technical or specialized information for public use and understanding.
Social Media strategy and content creation.
Experience in a variety of writing styles and mediums (press release, feature writing, social posts, case statements, web content).
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Posting Number: SP002102P
Posting Date: 02/20/2019
Closing Date: 3/24/2019
Open Until Filled: No
Special Instructions: To be considered your Letter of Qualification must address each of the minimum qualifications.Additionally, please provide information in support of your application regarding the desired qualifications as relevant.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
Since 1889, the University of Idaho has provided motivated students with a transformative higher education experience that prepares them to solve real-world problems and achieve success in their lives and careers. Beginning with our beautiful residential campus in Moscow, the university’s reach extends throughout Idaho, serving over 12,000 students with educational centers in Coeur d’Alene, Boise and Idaho Falls, a research and extension center in Twin Falls, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. One of the nation’s land-grant research universities, U of I is a noted national leader in student-centered learning and interdisciplinary research that promotes public service. Our work serves businesses and communities, advancing the pursuit of diversity, citizenship and global outreach.
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