Department: Department of Marketing and Communications
Hours per Week: 40
Months per Year: 12
The Marketing and Communications Specialist is responsible for managing, planning, and delivering marketing projects to campus partners of the Gonzaga Marketing and Communications (MarCom) department. The Marketing and Communications Specialist works directly with in-house partners, the MarCom graphic design, web, and storytelling/content teams, and outside vendors to develop integrated marketing campaigns, create project plans, coordinate project teams, and write and edit content for web, social media, print, and video and print as needed. This position reports to the Assistant Senior Director of Marketing and Communications.
Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, public relations or related field.
4 years of experience in marketing and communications role(s) that includes project management, marketing strategy and implementation, and content writing and editing.
Ability to apply defined objectives in marketing strategy, advertising, media and brand management to client projects.
Experience managing projects that involve all forms of media ranging from print, to broadcast/video, to web communications and interactive media.
Project management experience with demonstrated successful results, particularly in the areas of managing timelines and working with partners.
Proven ability to juggle multiple projects and manage project teams and clients with competing demands/priorities.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with experience in copywriting for marketing campaigns/projects.
Demonstrated ability to manage the production of high-quality marketing materials for print, interactive/web, video, and social media.
Demonstrated understanding of marketing analytics and ability to apply them to projects.
Professionalism, maturity, and judgment in all partner interactions.
Strong partner presentation skills.
Strong work ethic and excellent time management skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (i.e., Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
Gonzaga University is a private four-year institution for higher education located in Spokane, Washington. Established in 1877, the university continues to use their education model of educating their students as a whole person- mind, body, and spirit. At Gonzaga, students discover how to integrate science and art, faith and reason, and action and contemplation. Gonzaga is a nationally ranked university and one of the top regional universities in the west. Home to over 7,800 students, Gonzaga offers a variety of undergraduate and master’s degrees, as well a Ph.D. and Juris Doctor through the school of law.