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Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 298060
ALUMNI RELATIONS (UA-ALUM-IUBLA)
The Indiana University Alumni Association's mission is to activate and support the global alumni network -- encouraging alumni to grow a lifelong connection with Indiana University and inspiring their ongoing generosity toward each other and the university.
As we pursue our mission, a core set of values guides our approach:
Collaboration: we work together to achieve common goals.
Commitment: we serve each other, our alumni, and the university with professionalism and integrity.
Inclusion: we work to create an inclusive culture that is committed to diversity, belonging, and equity.
Pride: we share and celebrate the best of the past, present, and future of IU.
The award-winning Alumni Marketing department develops strategy and produces deliverables that address the editorial and promotional needs of IU Alumni Association programs and initiatives. As we engage with IU's nearly 750,000 graduates, one important goal is to acquire and steward members of the Alumni Association.
The content produced by the Marketing Department is divided into two broad content categories: editorial content and marketing content. Editorial content is created in a journalistic fashion. Marketing content addresses communication and promotional needs of IU Alumni Association programs and initiatives.
The primary responsibility of the content specialist is to contribute to the wide range of IUAA-related marketing materials and editorial efforts. This includes writing, editing, and proofreading of marketing deliverables as well as content for editorial channels such as the Pride of IU content hub, IUAA publications (such as the Alumni Insider e-newsletter and the print IU Alumni Magazine), and social media.
Additional duties include research, fact checking, and other editorial tasks that support the work of the department.
Independently creates basic communications for print and e-distribution on behalf of department or functional area within department and in support of departmental goals and objectives; communications may be interdepartmental; staff, faculty, or student-focused; or external.
Responds to inquiries and requests and explains policies, procedures, and context of communications.
Manages relationships with various internal and external stakeholders and creates communications coverage for relevant initiatives, events, and programs.
Prepares communications timelines and shares progress of communications toward relevant deadlines with manager, team members, and other relevant constituents.
Regularly monitors relevant social media and news sites; researches relevant subject matter to increase knowledge in area(s) of specialty.
Utilizes various communications software programs and delivers communications in multiple formats to a variety of audiences.
Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, English, public relations, or a related field.
Some experience in a relevant field.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Proficient communication skills.
Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty.
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.
New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page .
Equal Employment Opportunity
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information .
Campus Safety and Security
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.
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