Assistant Director, Marketing & Digital Communications - University Advancement
Washington University in St. Louis
Location: Clayton, Missouri
Internal Number: JR67272
The role of Alumni & Constituent Engagement (ACE) is to provide meaningful opportunities for volunteerism, service, personal and professional development, and events and programs for alumni (and friends) to enhance loyalty, dedication, and philanthropic support for Washington University. Teams within ACE include Alumni Networks, Class and University Programs, and Alumni & Parents Admission Program
The Assistant Director, Marketing & Digital Communications will report to the Director, Marketing & Digital Communications. The Assistant Directorâ™s primary area of focus will be to develop printed and electronic marketing materials that promote events and programs sponsored by the Office of Alumni & Constituent Engagement.
This position includes in-person events and may require work hours outside of typical week days.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Develop printed and electronic marketing materials that promote events and programs sponsored by the Office of Alumni & Constituent Engagement.Â Events and programs may include but are not limited to Network events (Regional, Shared Interest and Cultural, and Professional and Industry), Reunions, the Alumni Association Travel Program, the Alumni Board of Governors, and the Alumni & Parents Admission Program.Â Â Â
Update the Alumni & Constituent Engagement sections of the University Advancement website and make recommendations for new content.Â Ensure that content is always up-to-date. Â
Coordinate and execute social media strategies in coordination with the Director and the Office of Advancement Communications.
Monitor growth in social media channels and determine appropriate messages for optimum engagement.Â Â
Additional responsibilities as assigned. As a member of the Alumni & Constituent Engagement team, the Assistant Director may be asked to support and work at events on campus.
Experience in interactive marketing, communications, and/or information technology, preferably in higher education or advancement.
Experience working in a professional office setting.
Knowledge of and proficiency with computer software (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, FileMaker Pro) and standard office equipment. Â
Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop and InDesign.Â Â
Knowledge of WordPress or similar platform and experience with social media.Â
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Â
Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to web standards, including web accessibility standards.Â
Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of alumni and advancement programs and the activities of the department.Â
Desire to play a meaningful role in the Universityâ™s community and to share in the communityâ™s commitment to education and research.Â
Ability to work successfully with administration, faculty, alumni, parents, and volunteers as appropriate.Â
Ability to listen carefully, learn quickly, and work effectively in a complex organization.Â
Exceptional interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships.Â
Ability to prioritize and multi-task effectively.Â
Ability to stay task-oriented without supervision.Â
Honesty, integrity, and enthusiasm; a very strong work ethic, supported by commitment and follow through.
Bachelorâ™s degree and two years of related experience.
$45,800.00 - $75,900.00 / AnnuallyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.
Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individualâ™s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply.
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