The Marketing and Communications Specialist promotes the College of Arts and Sciences by engaging with our online audience, departments within the College, and alumni. They create and manage content for the College's website(s), social media sites, and other promotional materials (newsletters, brochures, event advertisement, etc.). The Specialist engages, informs, and inspires our many audiences by creating a strong storytelling platform with personalized experiences.
Three years' experience writing and creating marketing materials, with demonstrated ability to write succinct, active, and engaging copy appropriate for website, social media and print audiences. A strong writing portfolio may be considered in lieu of three years' work experience.
Excellent writing, editing, proofreading, and grammar skills; including familiarity with AP style.
Working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Canva or Adobe Creative Suite
Ability to create and/or develop interactive content, features, and graphics
Ability to write in various styles and tones for different audiences and platforms (such as marketing websites, blogs, social media, email marketing, newsletters and infographics).
Ability to adhere to Gonzaga's content standards and style guides.
Experience publishing and managing content across multiple channels, including public websites, blogs, intranets, and social media.
Experience using web content management systems (CMS) to edit and publish content.
At Gonzaga we don’t just state our mission. We live it every day as a Catholic, Jesuit, and humanistic University. It is the reason we exist and the foundation for our purpose: educating students for lives of leadership and service. From students to faculty and staff members, everyone here knows what we stand for – and they know how valuable our mission is to the success of our institution. Our competitive benefit packages are part of Gonzaga’s commitment to care for the whole person. Packages include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement, tuition benefits, and other University-provided benefits. We also provide numerous resources which help bring balance to the complexities of work and personal life through our work/life and wellness programs.