Department/College Description The Golisano Institute for Sustainability is an applied research organization at RIT whose mission is to undertake world-class education and research programs in sustainability with major foci on sustainable production, sustainable energy, sustainable mobility and ecologically friendly information technology systems. GIS is staffed by a passionate team of nearly 100 scientists, engineers, and administrative personnel who collaborate with companies locally, nationally, and globally and provide technical assistance and solutions to complex sustainability problems. It is headquartered on-campus in a state-of-the-art 75,000 sq. ft. LEED Platinum certified facility placing it among the top 1% of all green buildings in the United States today. More information on the Institute can be found at http://www.rit.edu/gis.
Detailed Job Description The Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS) at Rochester Institute of Technology is seeking to hire a Marketing & Communications Program Coordinator for the NY State Center of Excellence in Advanced & Sustainable Manufacturing (COE-ASM), and for other related GIS programs. This position will be directly responsible for all marketing and outreach efforts for COE-ASM, and will also provide marketing support as needed for other GIS programs, resources and initiatives.
The Marketing and Communications Program Coordinator is responsible for the development and execution of COE-ASM's annual Marketing Plan, updating existing, and developing new marketing brochures, collecting and compiling testimonials from NYS clients, maintaining website content, planning for dissemination events, coordinating newsletter and other communications through various media, development of case studies, and working closely with RIT University News in preparation of articles, news releases and media events.
The Marketing and Communications Program Coordinator is required to have excellent communication, writing and presentation skills and may perform other tasks in support of the Institute as requested by the COE-ASM director. Tasks will typically include:
Development of presentations including content
Building relationships with NYS stakeholders and coordinate case study development
Providing support for state & federal grant proposals
Lead content coordinator for COE-ASM newsletter and managing editor for content, pictures, articles, and announcements
Develop and execute COE-ASM marketing plan
Create, write and produce articles for print and internet medias, and including other marketing and public relations items for print and electronic media
Create and maintain all networking and communication venues including social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter)
Website: Manage and edit website to include new information, remove old information, post news, upcoming workshops, etc. Coordinate web development, layout and design as needed.
Monitor, track and assess marketing success, including the use of Google Analytics, adjusting strategies as needed
Update and maintain all marketing publications to ensure accuracy
Coordinate the printing of publications and marketing materials using on- and off-campus vendors
Contribute to COE-ASM progress reports
COE-ASM Advisory Board: coordinate meeting logistics, preparing and distributing meeting minutes. Prepare presentations for Advisory Board meetings
Assist in collecting and reporting metrics to upper management and government officials
Maintain metrics sheets and mailing lists and database
Coordinate workshops, special events, tradeshow participation and other COE-ASM gatherings, this may include managing registrations, event activities, and follow up and assistance with preparation of PowerPoint presentations
Required Minimum Qualifications
B.S. in Marketing or related field
Minimum five years of directly related work experience
Self-motivated to meet deadlines independently
Ability to handle multiple priorities
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
Excellent communication, writing and presentation skills
Experience in phone based marketing campaigns
Experience in tradeshow preparation and participation
Ability to support content development for Center proposals
Strong MS Office skills, experience with social media site administration preferred
Experience in website content management, and with website analytics
Preferred Qualifications Experience in developing marketing plans for technical programs and services
Required Application Documents Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume
How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
Additional Details The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources.RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.RIT provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, veterans or wounded warriors where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
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