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Communication & Marketing Specialist

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Job no: 511554
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Communications / Public Relations / Marketing, Education / Instructional, Office / Clerical
Pay Grade: 08A

About This Role:

The Catalyst Center for Technology and Media Services in the College of Education is seeking applicants for the position of Communications and Marketing Specialist with a background in marketing. The Marketing Specialist position is to be responsible for directing, planning, and implementing the College of Education branding, advertising, and promotion strategies, both internally and externally. They will proactively work to identify current and new communication and marketing opportunities. Working closely with academic chairs and program coordinators in designing and managing promotional campaigns using innovative marketing strategies, through various marketing media and technologies. Track, analyze and report accumulated market research data to ensure budgeted advertising resources are efficiently and effectively used, recommending needed changes if necessary. Assist and support other areas and activities with-in the College such as departments and centers, that need marketing services. Working closely with the Dean of Education to promote and advance the mission of the College through marketing and communications services, supporting the advancement goals of the College of Education and its mission. The Marketing Specialist will also work with the Division of Communications and Marketing to ensure compliance of K-State guidelines.

Why Join Us:

Located on the ground floor of Bluemont Hall, the Catalyst Center provides technology support, media services, and collaborative workspace to faculty, staff and students in the College of Education. To learn more, please visit:  https://coe.ksu.edu/academics/departments/catalyst/.

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.   To see what benefits are available, please visit:  https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree. This position may use an educational equivalency as determined relevant by a hiring manager.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in one of these fields; Marketing, Advertising, Mass Media, or Business.
  • 2 to 3 years of professional experience in Marketing.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as the ability to collaborate with others.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations.
  • Experience developing and implementing communications/marketing strategies and plans.
  • Demonstrated marketing experience. 
  • Documented innovation and idea creation.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Three professional references
  4. Examples of work you have done

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled. For best consideration, apply by October 29, 2021.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$39,780 – $55,000

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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