Marketing & communications Coordinator - Brown School - External Affairs
Washington University in St. Louis
Location: ST. LOUIS, Missouri
Internal Number: JR61710
The Brown School seeks a communications coordinator to write, design and disseminate print and digital communications on behalf of the Brown School and the Clark-Fox Policy Institute. The coordinator will support communications, assist in managing project activities, write communications about project work, and support research activities, as needed. Additionally, this position will oversee the production, promotion, and implementation of in-person and virtual events such as panel discussions, symposiums, and conferences.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Contributes to the development and implementation of marketing and communications plans to reach various stakeholders.
Builds email and mailing distribution lists and support maintenance of the CRM system.
Proofreads materials and check adherence to brand standards prior to production.
Manages calendar of events for promotional purposes.
Meets with faculty, staff, students and other stakeholders to better understand and develop communications on research projects, policy initiatives, and other programs.Â
Designs infographics that translate complex research and policy topics into easy-to-understand
Updates and maintains the instituteâ™s website.
Production and Distribution
Collaborates with institute director and the communications director on the development of communications and marketing materials, including email communications.
With guidance from institute director and the communications director, create select print and digital communications collateral, including posters, policy briefs, flyers, newsletters, blog posts, one-pagers and invitations.
Writes and proofreads web and print content to ensure accuracy and adherence Washington University brand standards (AP Style); coordinate updates with institute director and communications director.
Develops and monitors content on external websites and social media, including tracking analytics.
Oversee scheduling of photo and video shoots related to marketing activities and events.
Events and Internal Communications
Coordinates materials, marketing, and onsite logistics for events.
Manages compliance of internal communications, such as posters and flyers.
Oversees content for digital ads and other on-campus promotional opportunities.
Manages a routine inventory of digital and printed collateral materials.
Participates in regular departmental, institute, and school meetings.
Other activities as assigned.
Applicant Special Instructions
Please submit a cover letter with your resume.
This position requires the ability to sit or stand for long periods and the ability to travel to on- and off-campus locations for meetings.
On occasion, the position responsibilities may require working outside normal business hours (i.e. before 8:30 AM and after 5 PM) and on weekends.
Bachelorâ™s degree in communications, marketing, business or related field.
Three years of communication, print production or marketing experience, with at least one year in a higher education setting.
Ability to understand the substance and implications of a broad range of social policy and public health research and analysis, and translate into policy products.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to foster productive working relationships with diverse constituencies.
Excellent writing and editing skills; experience with copywriting, digital and print promotion, and production of social media campaign content; knowledge of AP style.
Creativity in outlook and approach to communications and marketing.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Ability to work and thrive in a team environment, as well as independently.
Ability to remain positive, professional and effective in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment.
Bachelorâ™s degree and one year of experience involving managing complex projects, marketing, communications, and/or event planning or high school diploma or equivalent high school certification with four years of experience.
$19.56 - $30.35 / HourlyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.
Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individualâ™s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply.
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