Coordinator for Marketing and Communications
Maryland Applied Graduate Engineering (MAGE) is looking for a Coordinator for Marketing and Communications (Contingent II position) who will be responsible for supporting the Office in executing the communications strategy and marketing plans for the Professional Master of Engineering program offered through the A. James Clark School of Engineering. In this role, the Coordinator will develop website content, manage social media on a daily basis, write and gather stories and photos of alumni and current students to help tell stories, build affinity, and increase the profile and standing of the program among external and internal audiences. The Coordinator will regularly consult with other communications staff across the university and collaborate with colleagues in the Clark School of Engineering.
The A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland serves as the catalyst for high-quality research, innovation, and learning, delivering on a promise that all graduates will leave ready to impact the Grand Challenges (e.g., energy, environment, security, and human health) of the 21st century. The Clark School is dedicated to leading and transforming the engineering discipline and profession, to accelerating entrepreneurship, and to transforming research and learning activities into new innovations that benefit millions.
Bachelor’s degree in journalism,
communications, English, public relations or related field plus 3-5
years’ professional experience in marketing, communications or
public relations required.
Experience using Drupal, Adobe
Photoshop, InDesign, or other software used for graphic design
and/or multimedia production.
Also experience developing various
metrics and analysis of marketing and communications campaigns
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Excellent oral and written
communications, and creative, interpersonal, and organization
skills are essential. Ability to interact successfully and
collaboratively with individuals from a variety of different
backgrounds and cultures is required.
Knowledge and understanding of social
media platforms and how each platform can be deployed in different
Working knowledge of search engine
optimization (SEO) principles.
Demonstrated skill in data analysis
Works well in a team
Must be able to professionally
represent the Office to internal and external vendors at various
locations and events.
Ability to work independently, think
creatively to solve problems, and take on new challenges
Master’s degree from an accredited
institution in marketing, public relations, communications, or
other closely related field.
Experience in graphic design,
marketing, public relations, or communications in a higher
Knowledge of Salesforce CRM
Technically proficient with industry
standard marketing and communications tools
Demonstrated ability to juggle
multiple projects under the pressure of last-minute deadlines and
Sedentary work. Repetitive motion with substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. The worker is required to perform an activity such as: viewing a computer terminal for extended periods of time while writing content for key publications including: quarterly newsletter, annual report, brochures, fact sheets as well as MAGE’s website. Ability to work adjustable hours as necessary – some weekends, early mornings, and late evenings will be required. Must be able to maneuver around the campus to attend meetings.
Closing Date: 04/09/2021
Submission: Resume, Cover Letter and List of References via https://ejobs.umd.edu/.
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