The Manager for Marketing and Communications is part of a small team focused on the continued success and improvements of the Divisionâ™s pre-college and undergraduate programs. Reporting to the Associate Director for Marketing and Communications, the Manager is responsible for developing and implementing all creative work aligned with the strategy developed by the Associate Director for these young scholars and athletes, and their families throughout the lifecycle, which includes prospective, applicant, matriculant, registrant, attendee, and alumni. While the majority of these programs occur during the summer months, there are additional offerings in the fall, winter, and spring for which the Manager will be responsible for building and deploying appropriate design. Aligned with the implementation of strategy through web, print, and digital design, the Manager will be responsible for curating all image and video assets related to the same lifecycle. In addition, the Manager will manage all contractual agreements related to creative output, ensuring with oversight by the Associate Director, that all of these efforts remain within a determined budget. Real-time course correction and new initiatives will occur in each cycle, so this position will need to be highly responsive, navigating both long-term projects and short-term needs throughout the year in order to successfully contribute to the sustainability of these programs in an expanding market.
Primary responsibilities include:
Create and keep updated all design work, including websites, print and digital ads and communications, and social media (60%)
Build and maintain an effective database of images and video for use in multiple locations and a variety of purposes (15%)
Manage all contractual arrangements for external resourcing (15%)
Select and purchase merchandise aligned with brand identity (10%)
Education & Experience
Bachelor's Degree and 2 to 3 years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel)
Fluency with current technology developments, digital tools and social media platforms. Ability to learn new systems.
Advertising, visual design, or web production experience a plus
Expertise in using web design software, web design, and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign
Working knowledge of Email marketing tools, Webinar platforms and Salesforce CRM also a plus
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent organizational, project management, and production skills involving multiple, simultaneous projects
Cultural competency and experience working with diverse populations
BACKGROUND CHECK: Criminal & Education
Please note: a completed application consists of a cover letter & resume
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Manager for Marketing & Communications
School of Professional Studies
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Internal Number: REQ160980
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