Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Entrepreneurship Center. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
The Skandalaris Center Marketing and Communications Specialist will be responsible for the execution and continuous measurable improvement of the Center’s marketing and communications strategies, including the development of annual reports, weekly mailers, and utilization of multiple mediums to reach the diverse audience of the Center.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage and develop promotional materials/work with contractors/student workers to create print and digital media; disseminate/advertise materials across both campuses; schedule/write press releases. Ensure compliance with University standards for all publications and promotional materials.
Design and implement all branding content strategy, generation and dissemination. Serve as key liaison with Office of Public Affairs and other media outlets.
Actively track metrics and analyze demand/satisfaction/outcomes associated with Skandalaris Center initiatives; manage databases, and assist with custom surveys. Input data, update records, run reports, in coordination with WUSTL colleagues.
Manage budget for execution of brand plan.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Undergraduate degree and two years of related experience
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite Package (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Publisher, Outlook, and Access
Excellent interpersonal communication skills, written and verbal; a service-oriented communicator who is a true team player
Strong creative and problem-solving skills, organizational skills, event management, attention to detail, and customer service skills
Experience with social media and website maintenance�
Formal undergraduate education in entrepreneurship
Experience with branding, marketing and social media in an entrepreneurial context
Proven ability to handle confidential information responsibly
Proven ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and deadlines with varying degrees of pressure; ability to exercise judgment and take corrective action
Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite products
This position requires a self-starter with excellent project management, technical, communication (both written and oral), and interpersonal skills; A self-motivated individual driven by challenge with the ability to work independently with a high degree of reliability, accuracy and productivity
Must be able to work independently in an environment of multiple and conflicting priorities and projects; anticipate and resolve problems and updates supervisor on status of projects
The candidate should have good professional judgment, initiative, and confidence
The candidate will work independently but have the ability to function as part of a team, coordinating with multiple constituencies
Applicant Special Instructions:
The work environment is primarily an office setting with frequent events/programs where transporting of lightweight (15lbs) materials/tables/etc., will be required.
Many Skandalaris events and programs are held in the evenings and on weekends, thereby requiring hours/activities outside the normal work-day as needed. Work will be conducted at both the Danforth and Medical School campuses and occasionally off-campus.
The hiring range for this position is $40,502 - $51,597 annually.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Human Resources website (hr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Applicants must submit a cover letter along with a resume.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.