University Human Resources seeks a Marketing Coordinator to join its communications team. This is an opportunity to join a high-performing team responsible for supporting the more than 45,000 faculty and staff in their work to advance the teaching, research and patient care missions of the University of Michigan.
This position is in Human Resources Communications, the central team responsible for internal communications about the university’s benefits plans, health and well-being programs, human resources policies, employee engagement and recognition programs, professional development programs, recruiting and employment services, and more (hr.umich.edu).
The Marketing Coordinator is a new position and will be an integral member of our team, working directly with our marketing and communications specialists, multimedia designers, social media coordinators, and web developer. This person will be responsible for executing communication and marketing plans, including writing and editing articles, emails, web pages and more, for a variety of UHR programs and services. The Marketing Coordinator will also coordinate email campaigns to market programs and services to employees and create and maintain customer databases.
We’re looking for a collaborative team player with excellent communication skills. Must have strong attention to detail and experience managing multiple projects and deadlines at the same time. A proven ability delivering results for clients or organizational leadership is a must, as is the ability to think independently and seek creative solutions to problems.
University Human Resources seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, to sustain the excellence of the university, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.
Responsible for preparing, writing and reviewing communication materials for a variety of media, including websites, newsletters, email and social media platforms.
Execute communications plans, including creating, editing and submitting content for various internal print and digital channels.
Manage multiple email marketing campaigns, including writing or reviewing messages, scheduling delivery, managing distribution lists and improving effectiveness through testing and other best practices
Develop and maintain customer databases for marketing programs
Write or update content for webpages using a content management system
Review design proofs and proofread written materials as needed
Create and schedule social media posts
Provide occasional on-site support at events, including basic photography
Work with vendors such as printers to request quotes and support production needs
Additional duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree required and minimum of three years of experience in a marketing or communications position preferred
Excellent communication skills
Proven success meeting deadlines and managing multiple projects at the same time
Experience developing or executing communications plans, such as writing articles and copy, and submitting articles or advertisements for publication
Experience developing or coordinating email marketing campaigns, with basic knowledge of HTML code and experience with email management tools such as MailChimp desired
Familiarity with digital collaboration and productivity tools, including website content management systems, Google Tools, and Microsoft Office
Experience coordinating social media campaigns using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn
Collaborative team player who places a high priority on internal and external customer service
Ability to perform with a high degree of attention to detail and accuracy
Commitment to creating and maintaining a positive, inclusive workplace
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 155934
About University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.