1) Support the development, implementation and management of strategic and tactical marketing programs for ARD to meet the financial goals and priorities of the university.
2) Manage an extensive portfolio of digital media, editorial, print and other projects in ARD Communications by serving as the liaison between creative staff and clients and between creative staff and external vendors.
3) Ensure timely completion of projects and provide all levels of support required by creative staff to deliver superb digital, editorial and design work within the context of branding guidelines.
4) Participate in the strategic, creative development, production and evaluation of client & partner communications and development campaigns.
5)Â Develop schedules and project plans for print and interactive projects based on ARD Communications sequence.
6) Track projects and workload throughout ARD Communications to make recommendations about resources, staffing, outsourcing and related matters.
7) Work with clients and ARD Communications staff to develop annual communications calendars for departments and units.
8) Manage and document projects from initial contact to delivery and evaluation.
9) Lead regular internal and client meetings as required by the complexity of projects.
10) Develop and maintain project management systems on a platform that is supported and shared among all ARD Communications teams.
11) Report regularly on project status.
12) Seek opportunities for professional development that will enhance job performance, including building networks within the University and with other colleagues at peer institutions.
1) Communicate Effectively & With Influence.Â
2) Exhibit Resilience & Optimize Resources.
3) Display Emotional Intelligence.
4) Demonstrate University Stewardship & Serve as a Brand Ambassador.Â
5) Foster Partnership & Collaboration.Â
6) Demonstrated skill and knowledge of, or ability to learn quickly, the internal workings of the University as well as the technology tools available to the Office of Alumni Relations and Development, including Griffin (the University's Donor Relationship Management System), Microsoft Windows
computer environment, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
1)Â Standard office environment.
2)Â Willingness and ability to travel to campus and/or non-campus locations for University business.
3)Â Willingness and ability to work evenings and weekends.
1) Self-motivation and the ability to take initiative. Ability to prioritize multiple projects and independently follow through with detail.
1) Professional work experience in a communications environment such as in-house corporate communications services, advertising agency, public relations firm or similar professional work experience.
2) Experience working with creative staff, clients, printers and other vendors.
3) Familiarity with project management software.
4) Ability to manage multiple project simultaneously while adhering to established deadlines.
5) Understanding of integrated marketing social media, digital, event marketing, email marketing and print.
1) Resume 2) Cover Letter (optional)
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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