Communications and Marketing Manager - Social Sciences Division
University of Chicago
September 19, 2019
Location: Hyde Park Campus
1) Maintain a comprehensive editorial calendar of upcoming faculty publications and significant research milestones; key department/unit events; university and division announcements; and other accomplishments that would be highlighted through various communication channels.
2) Coordinate with colleagues in the division and partner with the News Office and other university units in keeping with embargo guidelines, as applicable, and other timing considerations.
3) Develop e-mails, posters, slides, and other collateral for admissions, major/minor marketing, and divisional initiatives like the Summer Institute for Social Research Methods in coordination with the Dean of Students Office, the Collegiate Division, and external designers as needed.
4) Manage development and production of various electronic and print communications, including the divisionâ™s magazine, fundraising one-pagers, and other materials.
5) Oversee organization of website development projects, including the divisional site and unit sites, and orchestrate coordination as needed between communications colleagues, IT, and external vendors.
6) Queue social posts on divisional channels and monitor feeds for appropriate reposts from campus partners and other units
7) Lead planning and execution for division-level events.
8) Organize space reservations, invitations, publicity, RSVPs, catering, and accessibility accommodations.
9) Provide on-site management support, including registration, photography, and other day-of requirements.
10) Develop event budgets and manage event spending.
11) Once per quarter, convene staff from across the division whose responsibilities include events planning/management to share best practices and identify upcoming events that may be of wider interest and/or need additional support.
12) Serve as coordinator for exhibit materials in the Social Science Research Building lobby and other divisional spaces.
13) Other duties as assigned.
1) Strong verbal and writing skills, high attention to detail and follow-up, and excellent organizational skills.
2) Ability to multi-task and handle multiple priorities and constituents simultaneously.
3) Ability to remain composed under pressure when handling challenging or unexpected situations.
4) Ability to deliver high quality results in a dynamic environment and to actively anticipate and plan for future needs.
5) Professional demeanor, including tact, discretion, and a customer service-oriented approach to the job.
6) Demonstrated ability to execute events and meetings within budget guidelines.
7) Ability to work collegially and collaboratively in a team setting.
8) A track record of personal initiative.
9) Ability to work some evenings and weekends; occasional travel.
1) Bachelorâ™s degree
1) Minimum of 3-5 years related experience
Technical Knowledge or Skills
1) Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
2) Experience with Campaign Monitor, Wufoo, Basecamp, Box, or similar platforms
3) Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
4) Familiarity with higher education environment Â
1) Cover Letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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