Director of Marketing & Communications (7555U) - Fung Institute
University of California, Berkeley
Location: Berkeley, California
Internal Number: 5000484
Director of Marketing & Communications (7555U) - Fung Institute
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The Coleman Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership, launched in January 2010, prepares engineers and scientists - from students to seasoned professionals - with the multidisciplinary skills to lead enterprises of all scales, in industry, government and the nonprofit sector. The Fung Institute is headquartered in UC Berkeley's College of Engineering, which is recognized for its educational and research excellence and is consistently ranked among the top three Engineering colleges in the United States.
The Fung Institute offers educational programs that combine leadership coursework in technology innovation and management with intensive study in an area of technical specialization. This integrated knowledge cultivates leaders who can make insightful decisions with the confidence that comes from a synthesized understanding of technological, marketplace and operational implications.
This position involves the marketing of activities, services or product; provides marketing support activities. Involves the analysis of identifying possible constituencies / audiences and the development of programs, services, and outreach to meet identified needs and influence public perception; may involve 'brand' development or enhancement, and may involve working with the media (press, television and radio).
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: November 15, 2023 - Open Until Filled
65% Fung Institute Marketing and Communications
Promotes awareness of our mission and programs within the campus community and to the general public.
Consults with Fung Institute leadership to understand constituencies and establish a targeted communications strategy.
Consults with stakeholders (students, faculty, alumni, and staff) on creating content for distribution via the various channels. Content may include people/project profiles, advertising campaigns, program brochures, newsletters, and blogs.
Establishes and manages associated budgets with marketing/communications and reviews expenses on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis to ensure that it aligns with fiscal budget.
Manages the branding, design, and technical updates to Fung Institute websites. Develops website content and architecture to reflect overall communications goals and strategy. Ensures all data is current and solicits new content on a regular basis.
Oversees Fung Institute social media channels via branding, content, and technical support along with related video and photography needs, including hiring photographers and taking photos as needed. Manages image inventory.
Develops and enforces Fung Institute brand guidelines across all digital and print materials. Manages design and production of branded digital communications materials including logos, and other identity elements.
Researches, analyzes, monitors and evaluates marketing/communications efforts for the Fung Institute to measure effectiveness and reports results to the Executive Director.
Coordinates with vendors to design and produce marketing materials including signage, banners, pens, bags, and giveaways. Establishes and maintains contacts with internal and external marketing professionals and vendors.
Attends major Fung events to provide support as it relates to the duties outlined above.
Related duties as assigned.
20% Marketing for Professional Degree Programs in the College of Engineering
Consults on the marketing/recruitment strategy for all current and future professional degree programs in the College of Engineering.
Advises strategic marketing/recruitment strategies, projects, and campaigns to increase the recruitment and yield
Manages associated budget.
Places ads and sends Slate emails on behalf of Berkeley Engineering professional master's programs; manages a student to support with in-house, program-specific ad content development
Guides use of digital communications tools and online accounts including CRM email database and online advertising. Shares recommendations of tool integration and troubleshooting as needed
Collaborates with Berkeley Engineering Graduate Student Services & Outreach to reach populations including leads who identify as US/CA residents, URM, LGBTQ+, undocumented, first-generation, and more.
Researches and recommends new and innovative methods for promote programs.
Advises on website, social media, and other communications efforts with professional degree program stakeholders and ensures they meet the high branding standards of UC Berkeley and College of Engineering.
10% Direction and supervision of employees and/or student workers and communicates regularly with staff to ensure implementation of team initiatives and projects.
5% Professional development
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Advanced knowledge of marketing principles, concepts, techniques and applications relevant to the field of promotion and advertising.
Advanced skills in developing, designing and implementing creative promotional and advertising strategies.
Advanced written, visual, interpersonal communication and political acumen skills.
Advanced knowledge of applicable campus policies pertaining to marketing and advertising issues and concerns and other related policies.
Skill in mentoring less experienced staff.
Salary & Benefits
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University, please visit the University of California's Compensation & Benefits website.
Under California law, the University of California, Berkeley is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role and should not offer a salary outside of the range posted in this job announcement. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, analysis of internal equity, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience.
The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position is $95,300 to $130,000 annually, not to exceed $178,100. This is a 100% FTE career position eligible for full benefits.
Referral Source info
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Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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