1) The Associate Director of Marketing and Communications develops and manages the content strategy for the Polsky Center aimed at the Centerâ™s many target audiences both on- and off-campus and achieve the Polsky Centerâ™s business and communications goals.
2) This person is responsible for bringing the Centerâ™s brand to life by using a consistent and recognizable voice/tone; managing the process of creating all long-form communications and newsletters for the Polsky Center; and defining the types of content that is a strategic fit for the Polsky Weekly 10 as well as other communications channels.
3) Important components of this position include leading the Polsky Centerâ™s thought leadership strategies through key writing projects and digital communications; project managing all events-based marketing and communications; and working with graphic designers/freelancers to develop content and oversee the creation of major print projects for the Center.
1) Proficiency in Microsoft office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
2) Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
3) Resourcefulness, creativity, detailâorientation, and ability to work independently.
4) Ability to effectively multiâtask under deadlines, ask questions as necessary.
5) Ability to work effectively and collaboratively across all levels of the organization.
6) Demonstrated excellent customer service skills.
7) Willingness to take on additional duties, as assigned.
8) Understanding of the Polsky Centerâ™s programs, resources, mission and goal.
9) Ability to travel between Hyde Park, downtown Chicago, and 53rd Street, and flexibility to occasionally work late or start early for the Polsky Center events. This position will spend the majority of time in Hyde Park.
1) Masterâ™s degree.
1) A minimum five years of marketing, writing, journalism, or content development experience.
2) Experience managing other people, including interns, junior-level staff, or freelancers.
3) Experience showcasing stories related to science, technology, entrepreneurship, and/or innovation topics.
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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