Marketing Communications Associate

North Carolina, United States
19 Oct 2018
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19 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description:

The Marketing Communications Associate is a member of a team that engages in strategic marketing for The Fuqua School of Business. This position is responsible for producing a wide range of writing and editorial marketing projects while working closely with a team of designers, subject matter experts, production managers and web developers. The position reports to the Director of Marketing.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Write and edit compelling marketing content for websites, advertisements, emails, direct mail, email, landing pages, newsletters, brochures, white papers, case studies, and other marketing campaigns/collateral 
  • Participate in the campaign development process from concept to execution
  • Demonstrate creativity and attention to accuracy and detail
  • Create and administer content management and project communications plans
  • Work closely with the Director of Marketing to ensure that expectations are met on a per project basis in terms of content, quality, and turnaround time.
  • Work well under tight deadlines and be able to maintain productive and professional relationships with coworkers, students, alumni and other stakeholders 

Qualifications & Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in marketing, journalism, English, communications, or related field 
  • Minimum of two years’ experience producing marketing content for multiple channels (including social media), five years preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of branding, advertising, and marketing principles 
  • Experience with Content Management Systems (e.g., Drupal), WordPress, & marketing automation software (e.g., Exact Target or Salesforce) strongly preferred
  • Must be a self-starter with strong project management skills
  • Ability to efficiently manage several projects simultaneously and to work under firm deadlines 
  • Great attention to detail 
  • Good sense for how content, design, form/function, navigation and/or usability work together for effective communication across various channels
  • Experience creating and leveraging compelling infographics 
  • Understands web marketing concepts such as retargeting, SEM and SEO; and understands and uses Google Analytics
  • Interest in photography, videography or an eye for design preferred 

Note: The above job description is not to be construed as a complete listing of assignments that may be given to any employee, nor are such assignments restricted to those precisely listed in this description. 

Requisition Number 401496164
Location Durham
Job Family Level 12
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt
Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME
Regular / Temporary Regular
Shift First/Day

Minimum Qualifications

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Work requires the ability to perform creative writing and related activities such as conducting interviews and research, and copy editing normally acquired through attainment of a bachelor's degree in Journalism, English or a related discipline.


Work requires two years of directly related writing experience OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

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