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Marketing Content Specialist & Project Manager

University of Connecticut
Storrs Mansfield, Connecticut
Date posted
Jun 21, 2024

Are you a marketing maven or content connoisseur with a passion for project management? UConn is seeking an experienced Marketing Content Specialist & Project Manager to spearhead the development of University marketing and communication materials. In this role, you'll be instrumental in crafting compelling messaging across various mediums, from print to web and digital assets. Your strategic thinking will help position UConn as a leader in higher education, and your collaboration with campus partners will help them achieve their goals. If you're ready to make an impact and showcase your creative talents, we want to hear from you. Join us in shaping the narrative of one of the nation's top public universities.


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Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor's degree in journalism, English, communications, or related field; 4- 5 years of experience as a writer, editor, or equivalent; evidence of masterful writing ability, as demonstrated by writing samples; ability to adapt writing style for different media and audiences including for web and video scripts; ability to meet and enforce deadlines, take initiative, work independently to carry out complex assignments, and willingness to work flexible hours; superior communication, interpersonal, and diplomatic skills; strong project management and organizational skills and ability to make sound judgments.


Preferred Qualifications


At least 5 years of experience as a writer, editor, or equivalent, higher education marketing or communications experience; experience developing website structure and content and editing websites in WordPress; understanding of metadata, accessibility, and/or SEO, values diversity and inclusion in the workplace.






This is a permanent, full-time (35 hour) hybrid position primarily at the Storrs Campus.


This is a full-time, permanent position.  The University offers a competitive salary, and outstanding benefits, including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn, and a highly desirable work environment.  For additional information regarding benefits visit: Other rights, terms, and conditions of employment are contained in the collective bargaining agreement between the University of Connecticut and the University of Connecticut Professional Employees Association (UCPEA). This position falls under UCPEA salary band 5.






Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.






Please apply online at, Staff Positions, Search #498369 to upload a resume, cover letter, portfolio of at least 3 writing samples,  and contact information for three (3) professional references. Candidates selected for an interview may be required to complete a brief writing assignment during the interview.


This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on July 18, 2024. 




All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at


University Communications is committed to being a welcoming community that reflects and enacts the values of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. We seek skilled, engaged candidates who will enhance our representational diversity and contribute to diverse, equitable, inclusive, and belonging environments throughout the University. University Communications recognizes the importance of maintaining a work/life balance.


All members of the University of Connecticut are expected to exhibit appreciation of, and contribute to, an inclusive, respectful, and diverse environment for the University community.


The University of Connecticut aspires to create a community built on collaboration and belonging and has actively sought to create an inclusive culture within the workforce. The success of the University is dependent on the willingness of our diverse employee and student populations to share their rich perspectives and backgrounds in a respectful manner. This makes it essential for each member of our community to feel secure and welcomed and to thoroughly understand and believe that their ideas are respected by all. We strongly respect each individual employee’s unique experiences and perspectives and encourage all members of the community to do the same. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


The University of Connecticut is an AA/EEO Employer.


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