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Marketing Strategist
Public Relations, Marketing and Communications
BGSU Main Campus
02/11/2021
03/05/2021
Ends at 11:59 pm Bowling Green, OH local time
355

The Marketing Strategist position requires an individual with the ability to assist campus partners in defining and achieving objectives and outcomes that reinforce the University’s Focus on the Future strategic plan, both internally and externally.

Responsible for:

  • Interfacing with campus partners to clearly understand their objectives and outcomes, recommending appropriate tactics within the budget allotted, and managing the project through completion.
  • Under the supervision of the Director of Marketing Strategy, directing the production of print, electronic, video and web-based communications to support assigned project requests in conjunction with individuals and offices throughout campus. This includes copywriting and collaborating on creative concepts.
  • Maintaining overall consistency in marketing messages with a focus on aligning campus partner goals with institutional goals.

Marketing and communications specialist

  • Act as liaison between the Office Marketing and Brand Strategy and assigned University colleges and departments for marketing and communications needs.
  • Formulate tactics to help University clients achieve objectives and outcomes.
  • Consult with and advise campus partners regarding project and program objectives and outcomes, and how this integrates with larger University goals and complements other programs.
  • Work collaboratively with web developers, graphic designers, photographers, videographers, writers, social media team and advertising director.
  • Recommend methods within the allotted budget to meet those needs while advancing the University’s mission.
  • Implement the proposed methods.
  • Direct projects while meeting multiple deadlines that result in client satisfaction, maintaining quality control and consistent standards, conveying clearly the University’s image.

Copywriter

  • Create compelling marketing copy across multiple mediums that clearly communicates client and University objectives in a manner that appeals to defined audiences. This includes persuasive email copy and subject lines, clear and concise website copy, and messages for digital screens, social media and other platforms across campus. Evaluate copy against University and Associated Press standards and ensure copy this is free of grammar and style errors.

 

Event Support

  • Assist in planning and coordinating special events and other public events on and off campus, both in-person and virtual. Collaborate with event team on event format and messaging; work with creative team and outreach team within Marketing and Brand Strategy to brand and promote the event through internal and external channels 

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, marketing, advertising or communications-related field.  Successful candidate must have Bachelor’s degree conferred at the time of application.   


The following experience is required:

  • Three years of marketing and project management experience with writing experience.


Salary

Full-time, Administrative staff position available. Administrative Grade Level 355. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Full benefit package available.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Broad understanding of marketing and communications principles; familiarity and proven abilities with various media options including print production and electronic methods, particularly email marketing; strong copywriting skills with knowledge of AP style; collaborative work style; strong interpersonal and organizational skills; ability to meet timely and crucial deadlines; manage multiple projects simultaneously; must have initiative, creativity and decisiveness

Bachelors
Fiscal Year
Salary
Full Time
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