Marketing Coordinator

Maryland, United States
04 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
04 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Role/Level/Range: ATO 37.5/03/OF 
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt ​​​​​​​ 
Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus 
Department name: 10001470-Communications 
Personnel area: Whiting School of Engineering

General Summary/Purpose:

The Marketing Coordinator provides day-to-day support to the Whiting School’s Marketing and Communications team. The Marketing Coordinator has responsibility for a broad range of marketing and communications tasks in support of recruitment efforts, raising awareness and brand profile, and engaging a variety of audiences. Ability to travel as needed. Some evening, weekend and holiday work may be required.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the development of marketing materials and plans in support of the Whiting school’s overall marketing and recruitment efforts, as well as the school’s departments, centers and institutes.
  • Serve as the Marketing and Communications Office’s liaison to school departments, centers and institutes to sort, assess and project manage required marketing and communications projects.
  • Write content for and support the creation of printed and digital marketing materials for school departments and other audiences, such as prospective students and faculty.
  • Provide day-to-day support and development of written and visual content for the school and department websites and social media channels: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.
  • Assist school and departments with social media efforts to meet marketing goals with an emphasis on audience growth; utilize analytics and established KPI’s to evaluate performance and refine approach as needed.
  • Update various websites, including content and images, across the school and support the school’s overall digital content strategy efforts.
  • Create and deploy digital assets in support of marketing, communications and recruitment efforts, including e-newsletters, recruitment emails, display ads, etc.
  • Coordinate information flow and distribution of information to various audiences via email lists, electronic newsletters, conference handouts, and related materials.
  • Compile analytics for digital efforts and support the creation and coordination of marketing performance reports.
  • Develop and create instructional and promotional content that incorporates images/image galleries, video, slideshows, and other multimedia elements as appropriate.
  • Support marketing and communications team at conferences and with event planning/participation.
  • Work with external vendors for graphic design services, printing, promotional materials, marketing automation services, and others as applicable.
  • General marketing support for Marketing and Communications team as needed.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Three years related experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three years of marketing, communications or public relations work experience preferred.
  • Prior experience in marketing/communications setting.
  • Social media, graphic design, project management certifications.
  • Experience with events, media and public relations is a plus.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, with an exceptional ability to communicate through written materials and the ability to translate technical concepts into broadly accessible content.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Ability to quickly learn new subjects in a fast changing industry, and absorb new information.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Excellent editing and writing skills and the ability to write and edit for multiple marketing channels. 
  • Project management skills.
  • Must be detail-oriented and creative, and able to multi-task without losing sight of the goals. 
  • Requires a basic understanding of digital and social media, experience with CMS, and at a minimum, working knowledge of graphic design programs.
  • Experience developing and deploying web, social, email, and print content is required.

Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:

  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including PowerPoint.
  • Working knowledge of graphic design and desktop publishing, preferably Microsoft Publisher and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Experience with website development and maintenance, information architecture, content management systems, HTML.
  • Working knowledge of social media and Google analytics; knowledge of developing and implementing Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

Any Specific Physical Requirements for the Job:

  • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs. for short distances.
  • Must be able to sit or stand for one to three hours.
  • Must be able to maneuver public transportation and/or transport oneself to various off-site locations.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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