Marketing & Communications Mgr - Assistant Director, Department of Communications - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Marketing & Communications Manager is responsible for developing and implementing strategic marketing and communications plans and campaigns for a department, college, or division.

Additional Department Summary:

The Marketing & Communications Mgr works to: expand the communications efforts of the College of Community Health Sciences; strengthen media and public relations, advancement and alumni relations; and provide a valuable perspective in strategizing and planning for the department. The Marketing & Communications Mgr will be a key member of the Communications Department in charge of the College's communications efforts, including media and public relations, printed publications, advancement and alumni affairs, websites and social media. This position will work independently with oversight from the director of Communications. The Marketing & Communications Mgr will serve as the contact for advancement-related functions, including alumni relations, annual fund, Board of Visitors, and oversight of scholarship, stewardship, and gift funds, while also establishing and growing the College's outreach to these audiences in printed materials and publications and via CCHS websites. The Marketing & Communications Mgr will develop and direct digital and new media projects to tell the stories of CCHS, and will also oversee the continuing development of the College's websites and intranet. The Marketing & Communications Mgr will lead the production of the College's annual magazines, On Rounds and Community Report, serving as editorial director and chief copy editor, and will create style and visual identity guidelines and other communications-related policies. Finally, Marketing & Communications Mgr will assist the director of Communications in managing and overseeing the department's work and its personnel.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and a minimum of three years of experience; OR Master's degree and a minimum of one year of experience.

Skills and Knowledge:

Experience in communications, marketing, public relations, or related experience. Good interpersonal skills that include strong oral and written communications skills. Ability to think and plan strategically as part of a team. Ability to clearly convey messages through writing, and strong graphic design skills. Superior organizational skills. Ability to self-start with little supervision. Strong project management skills. Extensive working experience with Mac computers and related software.Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office products, and imaging editing software. Experience in building and maintaining websites, including knowledge of valid HTML, CCHS, Javascript, or web page editors. Basic understanding of the technology that supports Internet communication.

Preferred Qualifications:

Excellent communication skills and journalism and/or public relations experience preferred. 58 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 37835.16 Midpoint - $ 54870.36

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • Dean's Office
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Public Relations, Marketing and Communications
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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