Communications and Marketing Manager (Communications Leader)
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 300396
UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION (BL-VPUE-IUBLA)
The Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education oversees programs and initiatives in support of outstanding academic experiences for all IU Bloomington undergraduate students. It provides advising, testing, and enrichment resources for students at all stages and leads initiatives that assess, support, and improve undergraduate teaching and learning.
The Communications and Marketing Manager (CMM) is responsible for a range of communications and marketing strategies for the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (OVPUE).
Works closely with the directors and staff of OVPUE units as a partner on a variety of communications and marketing initiatives, including web design and development, social media, electronic and print communications, and promotional ideas.
Provides leadership in the conceptualization and development of graphic images and content; designs communication and promotional concepts that deliver high quality consistent messaging with IU brand identity.
Hires and supervises media student interns; provides direction, distributes assignments relating to photography and design production, and ensures project expectations and deadlines are met.
Monitors industry trends and best practices and makes process and operational and strategic recommendations to manager.Directs day-to-day operations for the marketing and communications function by providing oversight and direction within a department or large multi-faceted department.
Trains, evaluates, coaches, assigns work, and supervises the work of a team of Communications Generalists and/or Communications Assistants.
Manages relationships with various internal and external stakeholders; determines communications needs, projects, and programs to align with objectives and goals and supervises processes such as the development of communications timelines related to such initiatives.
Reviews drafts of communications and coaches on grammar, tone, branding guidelines, formatting, and other elements that may affect the perception of messaging or reputation of the department.
Responds to escalated and complex inquiries and requests and explains policies, procedures, and context of communications.
Regularly monitors relevant social media and news sites; researches relevant subject matter to increase knowledge in area(s) of specialty.
May assist in budget planning and administration for communications initiatives, including expenditures, revenue projections, and program costs.
Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, English, public relations, or a related field
2 years in a relevant field
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent collaboration and team building skills
Effectively coaches and delivers constructive feedback
Instills commitment to organizational goals
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.
IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.
By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.