Position Details: Department: 058001 - Connell School of Nursing Position: 00011456 - Assistant Director, Marketing & Communications Grade: 3RD Salary Range: 54,500 - 68,150
The Assistant Director will lead the operational needs of the Connell School of Nursing's marketing, communications, and public affairs efforts in close collaboration with the Office of University Communications and the Connell School Dean's Office.
Reporting to the Associate Dean for Finance and Administration, the Assistant Director is responsible for assisting the Dean and Associate Dean in all efforts to design, drive, and implement marketing strategies and initiatives that support CSON programs. The role will be responsible for generating a comprehensive marketing plan to meet and/or exceed short-term and long-term goals and enhance the Connell School of Nursing in the marketplace. The Assistant Director will be primarily responsible for identifying, developing, and producing engaging content for distribution in website, social media, e-newsletters and other mediums.
This position, in concert with University Communications, develops of a comprehensive marketing and communications strategy, manages creative content for all marketing materials and digital channels, and oversees messaging and branding to advance CSON's presence internally and externally. There are a variety of high-impact projects involved, as well as assistance with analytics and research. This position helps key personnel within CSON utilize CRM systems to best reach school goals. The Assistant Director must possess strong interpersonal skills and a collaborative spirit to work effectively across departments and motivate the members of the team to produce high impact projects on time and on message.
Support the day-to-day decision making within the scope of operational needs of CSON relating to marketing, communication, Web and public affairs efforts as defined by the Dean and the Associate Dean.
Exercise creativity and problem solving with regard to development of effective communications materials and oversight of communications efforts as related to departmental goals.
Make decisions on location and format of website content in collaboration with faculty and staff.
Exercise creativity and problem solving with regard to development of effective communications materials and oversight of communication efforts as related to the Connell's Schools goals and objectives.
Major areas of responsibility include, Digital Content Management: website, social media and email marketing; Writing and Editing; Event Planning ans Support; Graphic Design and Project Management.
Events and projects outside normal business hours take place roughly once per month.
Must have web content management experience as well as excellent writing, editorial, and project management skills. A solid knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office is necessary. Experience with and understanding of multimedia technology and data management helpful.
Candidate must have proven written and oral communication skills, the ability to manage multiple, complex, and ongoing projects and work independently, as well as work as a part of a team. Vision, desire to learn, hard work and dedication is desired.
Bachelor's degree required; preferably in communications or related field.
Three+ years of experience in a similar position, such as communications, marketing, web design, or graphic design is recommended.
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