Pay Range: $50,019 annually or more, depending on experience and education
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: The WWAMI Communications and Marketing Manager ensures effective internal and external communications by leading and collaborating on communication and marketing efforts within the unit and across campus. This position advances the reputation of WWAMI and its programs by acting as the chief content strategist to create purposeful and creative communications that are tied to the University's brand and messaging. The incumbent provides communications and marketing leadership in a variety of areas, including alumni relations, enrollment, advancement, social media, media and public relations, special events, and publications.
Bachelors degree in communications, marketing, public relations or a related field and two years of communications experience OR a combination of education and related experience totaling 6 years. Experience with journalistic writing, news releases and story generation. Experience editing and proofreading professionally. Experience applying web design principles, printing processes, graphics formats, and effective design principles.
Masters degree in communications, marketing or public relations or a related field. Communications or design experience, preferably in higher education. Experience planning and executing marketing plans and initiatives to achieve organizational goals. Demonstrated ability to translate technical or specialized information for public use and understanding. Experience using a content management system for publishing web content. Working knowledge of web marketing principles.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions: Occasional travel to the University of Idaho, Moscow, ID.
Posting Number: SP002354P
Posting Date: 11/12/2019
Closing Date: 12/13/2019
Open Until Filled: No
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
Since 1889, the University of Idaho has provided motivated students with a transformative higher education experience that prepares them to solve real-world problems and achieve success in their lives and careers. Beginning with our beautiful residential campus in Moscow, the university’s reach extends throughout Idaho, serving over 12,000 students with educational centers in Coeur d’Alene, Boise and Idaho Falls, a research and extension center in Twin Falls, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. One of the nation’s land-grant research universities, U of I is a noted national leader in student-centered learning and interdisciplinary research that promotes public service. Our work serves businesses and communities, advancing the pursuit of diversity, citizenship and global outreach.