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Our locationsin Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahantare nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.
Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of on-campus and online formatslead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.
About the Opportunity: The marketing team at Northeastern University's Khoury College of Computer Sciences seeks a marketing assistant. The marketing assistant will be an integral part of the marketing team, helping out as needed for projects ranging from print, websites, communications, events and general project management.
Responsibilities: The marketing assistant will be involved with all aspects of marketing and communication efforts for Khoury College, from marketing college events to students to sharing college and faculty accomplishments and promoting the college via social media and newsletters..
Additionally, we are looking for someone that is able to write and copyedit a variety of items ranging from student stories to news stories to presentation decks. This person would manage the monthly college newsletter and be an integral part of our team working on migration to a new college website and revamp of print materials.
Job requirements and qualifications
Experience writing short engaging and informative pieces for a general audience, such as campus newspaper, blog, or website.
Good command of written English and ability to copyedit the work of others for style and grammatical correctness
Knowledge of content production and audiences for different media.
Experience and comfort in working in a collaborative environment, along with a willingness to coordinate and schedule members of a team in an on-going project.
Skill in creating visuals for publications and presentations.
Strong experience using WordPress and Adobe Collaborative Suite products.
Content creation and management for website, social media and monthly newsletters preferred.
Cross-posting and sharing of all relevant events marketing, research mentions, and news mentions of Khoury College and faculty on social platforms
Design of college marketing materials according to established college brand identity and Northeastern brand guidelines using InDesign and Photoshop
Managing photography of college events
Assist with promotion of college events
Maintenance of ongoing updates to faculty, staff, and other college website pages
Qualifications: Experience in writing, copy editing, and content production using Adobe Suite for print and digital pieces and Powerpoint for presentations, is required.
Excellent communication skills - both written and oral
Moderate knowledge and interest in graphic design
Excellent organization and time management skills
Ability to effectively multi-task across a variety of projects
Strong understanding of Adobe Creative Suite, preferably InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
Independent, self-starter, proactive, willingness to learn
Preferred Qualifications: Photography and videography experience
Additional Information: Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.