Pay Range: $25.05 or higher depending on experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: The Marketing & Communications Specialist is responsible for coordinating and implementing promotional and marketing campaigns for the University of Idaho's Auxiliary Services. Working under the Director of Business Development, Marketing and Communications, this position will oversee and collaborate on a wide breadth of Auxiliary Services' marketing and communications projects. Areas will include university housing, campus dining, cultural events, conferences, multiple VandalStore locations, swim center, U of I golf course, as well as transportation and parking.
The Specialist assists with marketing and media coordination efforts in Auxiliaries Services multi-use facilities, supports business service efforts, tracks and optimizes marketing campaigns and advises on internal broadcast audio & video systems.In addition, the Specialist coordinates, writes and collaborates with the Director and UCM on strategic communications to students, faculty, staff, customers and community; coordinates public relations, tabling, and media activities for the Auxiliary Services department.
Bachelors degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, Writing, or related field; 4 additional years of marketing, communication, public relations, business administration or related experience (6 total) may substitute for bachelors degree.
Two years of experience in marketing, communication, public relations, business administration or related field.
One year of experience in event planning and production or equivalent related customer service experience.
One year of experience in web or graphic design.
Experience with multi-media communications systems including broadcast radio, digital television, media displays and digital projection.
Experience with techniques used in advertising, media communications, social media and public relations.
Proficient in using computer software and applications for word processing, developing spreadsheets, email and internet research.
Experience in Mac OS environment.
Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
Preferred Qualifications: Work experience that shows:
Strong organizational and project management skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong attention to detail and editing skills.
Working in a collaborative, team environment.
Managing multiple projects simultaneously.
Excellent client relations skills.
Be flexible with assignments and multiple priorities.
Learn new skills as the opportunities or the need arise.
Past event planning experience.
Experience executing marketing strategies as demonstrated in a portfolio submitted at time of application.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Required Licensures, Certifications or other
Posting Number: SP003697P
Posting Date: 11/21/2022
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: Applications received by December 12, 2022 will receive first consideration.
In your letter of qualification, using details and examples, please address all of the required and preferred qualifications for this position and how your experience and skills align. The information provided in your letter of qualification will be used to determine eligibility for an interview and demonstrate your communications skills.
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.