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Communications and Marketing Coordinator - Arts & Sciences
Washington University in St. Louis
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Internal Number: JR77396
The Communication and Marketing Coordinator for the Performing Arts Department is a creative, self-directed individual responsible for developing and implementing marketing and communication strategies to promote the work of our department as both an academic unit and an arts producing organization. The ideal candidate will be passionate on utilizing and integrating contemporary media technologies to advance the departmentâ™s presence and impact on campus and in the community. This position requires candidate to interact with department faculty and staff, University Advancement, University Marketing and Communications, community and campus partners and to juggle multiple projects at once.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Develops, designs, and facilitates marketing and communications for the department.
Ensures all communications are working together in concert, such as weekly announcements, website news and events, digital signage, show publicity, etc;
Finds creative ways of reaching target audiences from ticket buyers, donors, internal WashU students and employees as well as prospective students;
Reviews data and analytics to help evaluate the effectiveness of marketing and communication strategies.
Manages the creation, design and production of print materials, such as the annual PAD Season Brochure, Production Playbills and show publicity materials, and other event related materials.
Creates and sustains an impactful online presence through social media, website and targeted email marketing.
Supervises student work study, Social Media Assistant.
Gathers information on current scholarly activities and programmatic initiatives for the department. Cultivates, writes, and disseminates stories across communication platforms for maximum impact.
Works with members of the department to coordinate communications and messaging. Continue to build a network with University partners and University communications staff to raise awareness of the Performing Arts Department and aid in cross-marketing effort to create higher visibility for the department.
Performs other duties as assigned.
This position is a Monday-Friday position, working on the Danforth Campus of Washington University in St. Louis.
Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience.
Experience in an academic setting working with faculty, administrators and students.
Five or more years of marketing and communications experience.
Knowledge of the Performing Arts is strongly encouraged.
Excellent team and service orientation with proven oral and written communication skills.
High degree of attention to detail to ensure the delivery of events of the highest caliber.
Excellent problem-solving ability.
Capable of identifying and effectively utilizing available resources to drive high-quality outcomes.
Ability to work with and effectively tailor communications to people with a diversity of backgrounds, perspectives and needs.
Demonstrated experience in strategic communications and experience integrating the latest technologies to support communication objectives.
Experience in, or willingness to learn, broadcast email and list management tools.
Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite.
Storyteller with excellent writing and editing skills.
Proven experience in Social Media management.
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Ability to deal with changes in a positive, professional manner.
Bachelor degree and one year of relevant experience or high school diploma or equivalent high school certification and five years of experience.
$20.76 - $32.21 / HourlyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
If you are unable to use our online application system and would like an accommodation, please emailÂ CandidateQuestions@wustl.eduÂ or call the dedicated accommodation inquiry number at 314-935-1149 and leave a voicemail with the nature of your request.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Up to 22 days of vacation, 10 recognized holidays, and sick time.
Competitive health insurance packages with priority appointments and lower copays/coinsurance.
Want to Live Near Your Work and/or improve your commute? Take advantage of our free Metro transit U-Pass for eligible employees. We also offer a forgivable home loan of up to $12,500 for closing costs and a down payment for homes in eligible neighborhoods.
WashU provides eligible employees with a defined contribution (403(b)) Retirement Savings Plan, which combines employee contributions and university contributions starting at 7%.
Wellness challenges, annual health screenings, mental health resources, mindfulness programs and courses, employee assistance program (EAP), financial resources, access to dietitians, and more!
We offer 4 weeks of caregiver leave to bond with your new child. Family care resources are also available for your continued childcare needs. Need adult care? Weâ™ve got you covered.
WashU covers the cost of tuition for you and your family, including dependent undergraduate-level college tuition up to 100% at WashU and 40% elsewhere after seven years with us.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those from underrepresented groups. It is the Universityâ™s policy to provide equal opportunity and access to persons in all job titles without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.
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