Major Duties: General summary: Develops and implements marketing, promotion, and communication strategies under general supervision.- Develops or assists with development of promotional materials and designs for marketing projects utilizing a variety of tools.- Coordinates development of marketing and communication material and develops copy.- Writes and proofs promotional material, reports and publications, press releases, Web and social media content.- Translates message points into clear communication and meets well-defined communication objectives.- Gathers information and data for various marketing and communication initiatives.- Coordinates marketing communication activities.- Assists with planning and execution of various events.- May approve advertising within budget parameters. - May be responsible for special projects or operational services.- May supervise student employees.
Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree or higher in marketing or other related field from an accredited institution.- One year's relevant experience.
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.