Department: Department of Marketing and Communications
Hours per Week: 40
Months per Year: 12
The Marketing Specialist is responsible for supporting, coordinating, and delivering marketing and communications projects to campus partners on behalf of the Gonzaga Marketing and Communications (MarCom) department. The Marketing Specialist supports the Senior Director and Assistant Director of Marketing and works directly with in-house partners and MarCom teams including graphic design, website, storytelling/content/social media, visual media (photographer and videographer), as well as outside vendors to help develop integrated marketing campaigns, coordinate project teams, create project plans, execute on those plans, and write and edit content for web, social media, print, and video projects. This position supervises several student positions. This position reports to the Senior Director of Marketing.
Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, public relations, communications or related field.
A minimum of 1 year of experience in marketing and communications role(s) that includes project management, marketing strategy and implementation, and content writing and editing.
Ability to apply defined objectives in marketing strategy, advertising, media and brand management to client projects.
Experience managing projects that involve all forms of media ranging from print, to broadcast/video, to web communications and interactive media.
Project management experience with demonstrated successful results, particularly in the areas of managing timelines and working with partners.
Proven ability to juggle multiple projects and manage project teams and clients with competing demands/priorities.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with experience in copywriting for marketing campaigns/projects.
Demonstrated ability to manage the production of high-quality marketing materials for print, interactive/web, video, and social media.
Demonstrated understanding of marketing analytics and ability to apply them to projects.
Professionalism, maturity, and judgment in all partner interactions.
Strong partner presentation skills.
Strong work ethic and excellent time management skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (i.e., Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
At Gonzaga we don’t just state our mission. We live it every day as a Catholic, Jesuit, and humanistic University. It is the reason we exist and the foundation for our purpose: educating students for lives of leadership and service. From students to faculty and staff members, everyone here knows what we stand for – and they know how valuable our mission is to the success of our institution. Our competitive benefit packages are part of Gonzaga’s commitment to care for the whole person. Packages include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement, tuition benefits, and other University-provided benefits. We also provide numerous resources which help bring balance to the complexities of work and personal life through our work/life and wellness programs.