Specialist, Marketing - Western Kentucky University
Western Kentucky University
Location: Bowling Green, Kentucky
Internal Number: 152923
Location: Bowling Green, KY Category: Staff Posted On: Thu Sep 8 2022 Job Description:
The Marketing Specialist will create content, graphics, websites, and other marketing materials. This position works as an integral part of the Academic Program Marketing staff and will work with academic programs within Western Kentucky University. This position reports to the Manager, Academic Program Marketing and is responsible for coordinating marketing plans and communicating timelines with academic programs.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
The following duties are customary for this position but are not to be construed as all-inclusive. Duties may be added, deleted, and assigned based on management discretion and institution needs.
Coordinates marketing plans and communicates timelines with academic programs.
Develops and implements digital marketing campaigns to incorporate SEO, social media platforms, digital advertising strategies, and video campaigns.
Creates social media graphics, email templates and marketing materials.
Works with program coordinators to design and maintain the integrity and content of academic program websites.
Convert program information into readable, easy-to-understand written content.
Communicates with program coordinators regarding project processes to maintain satisfaction.
Creates reporting dashboards and monitors effectiveness of digital marketing efforts.
Bachelor's degree in graphic design, print advertising, advertising, marketing, public relations, web design, business, professional writing, or a related field.
Minimum of one year of experience in a professional team environment (i.e., giving and receiving feedback, working together to accomplish goals, andï¿½ project collaboration.)
Strong writing and copywriting skills
Proven website design capabilities
Demonstrated expertise in design software
Knowledge in content management systems and basic HTML
Valid driver's license
Salary: $39,100 - $42,000
Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment.
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