MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGIST, FOUNDATION AND CORPORATE ENGAGEMENT
Requisition Number: 03024706 Final Filing Date: 09-18-2019 Closing Date: Payroll Title: MARKETING SPEC 3 Number of Positions: 1 Salary: $4,533.33-$9,100.00/MO; Budgeted salary is $5,166.67-$5,416.67/MO Appointment Type: Career Appointment Description: 100% FTE, Fixed; Monday-Friday, 8a-5p Overtime Eligible (FLSA): Exempt Union/HEERA Representation: This position is not represented by a collective bargaining unit
Department: DEVELOPMENT: DEVELOPMENT OFC - 061021 Department Description: The Office of University Development provides services to donors and campus development professionals. Our mission is to provide fundraising services, partnership and resources to support the fundraising and philanthropic efforts at UC Davis. Our office is organized into several units to best serve the many needs of a variety of donors including individuals, corporations, foundations and those interested in making a gift through their will or estate plans.
Location: Davis Allow Applicants to Attach: Resume Cover Letter
Job Summary: Development and Alumni Relations (DEVAR) office provides leadership in building enduring public trust, understanding, and support for UC Davis and its mission of teaching, research, and public service. DEVAR manages fundraising campaigns for the central campus, alumni services, and other opportunities of engagement for UC Davis retirees, friends, students and volunteer leaders. There are three functional units within the office of Development and Alumni Relations: Alumni Relations, University Development and Retirees Center.
Under the direction of Assistant Vice Chancellor, Foundation and Corporate Engagement, the Marketing and Communications Strategist:
Works closely with the team to strategize, coordinate and build materials and content supporting comprehensive corporate and foundation engagement efforts. Uses skills as an experienced professional to perform the full range of marketing and communication activities, both internal and external to the campus. This includes coordinating events and developing and implementing promotional strategies, materials and products designed to promote awareness of department, campus, or medical center services, programs or products of value to foundations and corporations. Builds relationships to support the effective marketing and communication of efforts across the team. Has a full understanding of industry practices and campus-wide policies and procedures; resolves a wide range of issues.
Physical Demands: Lift and maneuver materials and supplies weighing up to 25 lbs.
Sit at a computer and view monitor/display screen for extended periods of time.
Work Environment: Occasional work hours outside standard 8AM-5PM schedule.
Must provide own transportation to off-site events and meetings.
May be required to work in an open and/or shared office environment with multiple interruptions.
UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
Background Check Required: Yes
Minimum Qualifications: Analytical skills to collect, analyze and summarize data from a variety of sources, and to translate data into reports and presentations.
Writing, editing and proofreading skills to produce correspondence that reflect the high standards and professionalism of the department, including preparing information for diverse audiences and purposes.
Organizational and time management skills to coordinate many details of multiple projects simultaneously, and to work in a fast-paced environment with constantly shifting priorities.
Interpersonal and communication skills to interact and communicate efficiently, effectively and cordially both orally and in writing with both internal and external audiences; manage sensitive or difficult situations diplomatically within the FCE team and across campus.
Computer skills to prepare word processing documents, create PowerPoint presentations, develop spreadsheets, establish and maintain databases, run design thinking exercises, respond to electronic mail, maintain electronic calendars, and navigate the internet in completing tasks.
Experience coordinating and planning meetings and events; and flexibility in dealing with multiple individuals and competing demands.
Knowledge of industry engagement within a large, institutional setting.
Experience with development of marketing materials and website content.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent technical skills/experience in science, engineering or business.
Knowledge of UC Davis' mission and the University's organization, operations and policy issues.
Knowledge of the campus' present and emerging research and scholarship strengths of interest to potential industry partners.
Knowledge of business development from private sector perspective.
Experience working with sensitive and highly confidential information and to chart a path for problem resolution.
Skills to translate data and concepts into diagrams and text, including PowerPoint and/or Adobe Creative Suite.
Experience using database and website content managements systems, such as Salesforce.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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