1) This role emphasizes communications responsibilities designed to increase awareness of Chicago Booth as a global business school and further build engagement with core constituents, particularly alumni.
2) Communications â“ support the team in the successful execution of marcomm projects including, planning, creating, writing, proofreading, and obtaining approvals for a variety of projects.
3) Create and execute online communications and emails to alumni audience, currently done in Marketo. Analyze and report on effectiveness of email and online campaigns in an effort to maximize results.
4) Maintain communications calendars
5) Copyedit, proofread and revise work for external publications and communications.
6) Work closely with internal and external partners to successfully manage and complete communications projects.
7) Manage post event reporting, including conducting communications to attendees, and analytics to determine the effectiveness of the event and the associated communication plan
8) Web Management â“ ensure that all content on multiple external facing websites is up to date and accurate. Maintain pages for both alumni and campaign websites. Conduct regular content reviews of the Campaign.ChicagoBooth.edu and ChicagoBooth.edu/alumni websites for updates, complete regular website audits.
9) Manage alumni email inbox.
10) Fact checking and proofreading: Support review process for materials such as stewardship reports, donor/alumni stories, and fundraising solicitations. Must become well-versed in Griffin and Booth style guidelines to achieve this.
11) Graphic design support: create and edit designs for overview documents, social media and email assets, retouch photos for the web and print pieces.
12) Photography and photo asset support: Maintain and organize a repository of images and assets including, photos by class year; social media assets, and branding and logos.
13) Project management - provide backup for monitoring project requests via the alumni communications inbox. Help maintain team project archive and file organization integrity.
14) Mine and research internal and external sources for alumni news. Collect, track, and distribute this information in an effective and efficient manner.
15) Provide administrative support to the team and assist with other communications projects as needed.
1) Proven skills in website usability, web best practices and knowledge of multimedia.
2) Proven interpersonal and diplomacy skills.
3) Excellent organizational, written, verbal communications skills, and demonstrated experience in managing communications.
4) Customer service minded.
5) Detail-orientation with superior organizational and problem-solving skills.
6) Ability to work independently on multiple projects simultaneously.
7) Ability to function effectively as a team member.
8) Knowledge of the project management process, planning and execution.
9) Effectively manage time, prioritize work, and multi-task across many assignments, think both strategically and logically, with the ability to function effectively under tight deadlines and high workload.
10) Proven skills in website usability and web best practices.
11) Successful experience with working with numbers, metrics and analysis.
12) Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
13) Working knowledge or willingness to learn Adobe Creative Suite, Sitecore, Marketo, Drupal, and database programs such as Griffin and community directory.
1) A minimum two years of experience in alumni relations, communications or marketing.
2) Cover letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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