Marketing and Communications Associate – HigherEdJobs

July 8, 2024

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Job Description

Marketing and Communications Associate

Job Summary

Under the direction of the senior manager of
marketing and communications, this position will coordinate College of Social Work marketing and communications activities by developing and
disseminating various print and electronic publications and assets. Strong writing skills, professionalism, and an eagerness to learn are
critical to this position.


  1. Communicates clearly, with courtesy and professionalism, in proactive and
    responsive communications with the College of Social Works various stakeholder groups.
  2. Plans, develops, and executes content for
    College of Social Work print magazine, e-publications, monthly alumni emails, and monthly employee newsletter. Curates list of stories and
    article placement. Writes and edits text for final review.
  3. Writes, edits, and pitches content for University of Utah publications.
    Pitches faculty experts and their work to specific relevant media outlets and/or journalists.
  4. Writes media releases and coordinates
    associated visual assets, as appropriate. Receives, coordinates, and responds to media requests for expert commentary.
  5. Maintains
    CSW blog by regularly writing original content and coordinating with guest authors.
  6. Coordinates nominations of faculty for selected
  7. Develops and maintains web pages featuring content related to the CSW in general, as well as pages
    overseen by the development and PR teams.
  8. Designs print and digital promotional materials, including flyers, newsletters, social
    media posts, and digital signage, as assigned.
  9. Develops content and posts to social media on the Colleges official social media
  10. Edits video from information sessions, seminars, etc. and uploads to CSW YouTube channel.
  11. Provides staff support
    and represents the College of Social Work during specific University and professional events (occasional evenings and weekends; may require
  12. Other duties as assigned.

Problem Solving
Key problems facing the incumbent include
incorporating the College/University mission into everything that is spoken, written, or televised on behalf of the College/University;
developing and implementing effective community outreach projects and special events; and disseminating information that will ignite
interest or encourage participation.
This position does not have any budget responsibility and supervises staff only indirectly by giving
work direction.

This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of
work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all
duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of
Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency
that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing),
walking.Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelors degree in Journalism, Public Relations, Mass
Communications, English, Liberal Arts, or a related area, or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related
work experience) required. Experience in desktop publishing, word processing, computer networks and web page design preferred. Experience in
public relations work or the print news media also preferred.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word,
Excel, PowerPoint). Familiarity with Associated Press style and APA style/citations. Experience with Adobe Suite (InDesign, Photoshop,
Premiere, Audition), Emma software, Omni CMS.

Special Instructions

Requisition Number: PRN39096B
Full Time
or Part Time?
Full Time
Work Schedule Summary: Monday – Friday, occasional evenings and weekends
Department: 00172 -
College of Social Work-Dean
Location: Campus
Pay Rate Range: $46,000 – $53,000
Close Date:
Open Until

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