Office of Institutional Advancement, Undergraduate and Graduate Marketing
The UMBC Marketing team within the Office of Institutional Advancement seeks a General Associate for Marketing Content who can join our team as contractual employee (25-40 hours/week).
This role will be responsible for generating marketing content for our graduate, undergraduate, international, and research clients. Both long-form and short-form copy will be assigned as this role provides copy for things like email marketing campaigns, landing pages, digital and print ads, and organic social media, and more.
We expect that the person filling this role will become deeply acquainted with our brand and style guidelines at an institutional level, but also be able and willing to learn about how our various clients express that brand for their particular audiences.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Experience in copywriting and editing
Proficiency in email marketing and website platforms to assist with updating or publishing copy in real time. This is a minor component of the work, but may be necessary on tight-turnaround projects.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Upload a cover letter and resume.
Screening of Applications Begins:
For best consideration submit application materials by May 1, 2022 (applications will be accepted until the position is filled).
Hourly rate is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
25-40 hours per week
Temporary, Contingent I
This is a temporary position. Initial contract is approximately 25-40 hours per week for a duration of 6 months with a possibility to renew.
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Equal Opportunity Statement:
UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.