The hybrid/remote Communications and Marketing Coordinator position in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences (EHS) will be responsible for developing and executing marketing and communication plans designed to elevate the EHS brand. EHS supports different graduate degree programs (PhD, MPH, MS), a variety of public health research initiatives and centers, and a growing professional training program that brings together different researchers from around the country for intensive skills-based workshops. Columbia University???s Mailman School of Public Health offers a vibrant community revolving around academic excellence, innovative research, and delivering solutions to protect and improve lives. Being a part of this exciting community offers a full benefits package to employees to support your professional work and life balance. This role is designed to be a hybrid/remote position, allowing for the possibility to work remotely or in person based on project needs.
In this hybrid/remote position, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Strategically develop and implement integrated marketing and communication plans with an approved marketing budget to raise the reputation and awareness of EHS programs; work collaboratively with all group administrators to review communication methods, timeline, products, etc. as well as Mailman Communications Office for graphics, cross-channel promotion, and paid advertising.
Identify, create, and distribute engaging content across a variety of communication channels (e.g. department websites, email, newsletters, social media, etc.); monitor outcomes to ensure efforts are yielding intended outcomes and adjust plans to optimize and improve future efforts.
Own marketing initiatives end to end, serving as the primary contact and coordinator for communication and marketing needs in EHS and aligning department resources with institutional brand, policies, and best practices.
Work closely with the Vice Chair of Education and Training to establish a recruitment plan for degree seeking students to generate new leads and standardize communication workflow and materials for prospective and enrolled students.
Work closely with the SHARP Program Director for program outreach and marketing logistics, including the use of a variety of platforms for attendee communication, registration, and evaluation.
90% EHS Department Communication, Marketing, and Advertising
10% Other related duties as required
Bachelor???s degree in marketing, advertising, or communications, or equivalent in education and experience and at least three years of experience
Strong communication skills and customer experience required. Must be very well organized and attentive to detail.
Some marketing or outreach experience in public health education and/or research.
The candidate needs to have strong communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, and organization skills with the ability to think strategically and drive innovation and change to strengthen the EHS brand. The candidate must also be comfortable managing concurrent projects and working as part of a diverse team with minimal supervision. Please describe these qualities along with your marketing and communication experience in your cover letter when applying.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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