Marketing/Communications Specialist

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

ID: 7087776
Posted: October 25, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Summary
Assists with the execution of a wide range of communication/marketing duties including, but not limited to: Conceptualizing, creating, and coordinating content intended for internal audiences. Helps produce videos, written stories, scripts, graphics, and project management tasks under deadline while using good judgment and strong interpersonal skills to plan and execute strategies. Utilizes traditional and electronic publishing technologies to produce and publish various forms of communications.
Develops and executes various communication/marketing objectives by utilizing traditional and electronic publishing technologies.
Develops and communicates department information on various projects to key stakeholders, both internal and external (primarily internal).
Responsible for monitoring effectiveness of communication/marketing tactics and adjusting communication plans as necessary.
Collaborates with immediate team members and various department stakeholders to conceptualize, coordinate, and create content for various projects and/or campaigns.
Proofreads all communications and monitors media.
Coordinates the research and development of content for publication.
Develops and adheres to project timelines.
Ensures that deliverables are accurate and timely.
Participates as a member of the Emergency Operations Center, when necessary.
May perform other related technical duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree English, Journalism, Communications, or related field plus 3 years of related experience, or equivalency; excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills; familiarity with a variety of computer software; project management and strong interpersonal skills; ability to work both individually and in a team setting.

Some areas may require additional experience with specific computer systems and may require skills in interviewing, ad copy writing, editing, photography, web writing, graphic design, audio & video production, and oral presentation.

Master’s degree in a related field may be preferred.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
Additional Information
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action: