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NU Online Marketing & Communications Associate

University of Nebraska, UNCA Lincoln, NE
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Job Description

NU ONLINE MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE

 

Position Announcement

As a Marketing and Communications Associate for University of Nebraska Online, this position is responsible for marketing projects management, distance education lead management and reporting, event coordination support, assisting the execution of marketing tactics and materials, and market research.

 

Job Responsibilities

NU Online Marketing Projects Management and Plans Execution

  • Develop and maintain schedules of marketing projects and job tasks per approved marketing/media plans
  • Coordinate with external vendors including marketing agencies and media publishers, and work with designer on job specifications and deadlines
  • Assist in development of advertising elements (print, digital and other forms) per approved contracts and brand guidelines
  • Assist with content development (tuition, courses, application info, etc.) of information for publication to the NU Online webpages
  • Maintain awareness of program updates and changes, and work with web specialists and campus personnel for data/ information

40%

 

Lead Management:

  • Serves as first point of contact for prospective students contacting NU Online via phone, chat, email and other methods
  • Collect demographic and program-related information of prospective students as it comes in by phone, e-mail and/or through the web-based system
  • Respond to prospective students with accurate information related to online and distance programs, and the application process
  • Assist in coordination between campuses and ITS on lead routing procedures

20%

Market Research and Reporting:

  • Research and prepare environmental scans and competitor comparisons for new and existing programs; recommend audience-specific marketing tactics
  • Prepare regular and ad hoc reports related to the CRM and/or program inquiries and other data
  • Maintain knowledge and understanding about distance education student populations and their demographics to provide input on assessing the needs and outreach opportunities for prospective target audiences

20%

Event Coordination Support:

  • Support event manager in logistics coordination, working with venue, attendees and exhibitors as needed
  • Manages day-of event activities, coordinates venue and volunteers

10%

General Office Support:

  • General marketing office support, special projects and other duties as assigned
10%

 

MINIMUM AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Successful candidates will exhibit the following traits:

LEVEL OF EDUCATION, YEARS & TYPE OF EXPERIENCE:

  • Two years’ post-secondary education, or equivalent
  • Two years’ work experience in marketing or business support
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with computer software to include word processing, databases and spreadsheets necessary
  • Strong organization and attention to detail and accuracy is essential
  • Ability to work collaboratively and interact effectively with team members, clients and outside vendors

Ideal candidates will exhibit the following traits:

  • Intellectually agile, problem solver and team player who seeks to contribute to the success of the organization
  • A self-starter who is comfortable with attention to detail and able to work independently, along with having the judgment to seek supervision and/or input from others when necessary
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Proven follow through of projects and timely execution of tasks in a fast-paced setting

 

How to Apply

Applications are processed through the online job posting at https://careers.nebraska.edu. Please complete a standard application and attach a resume, cover letter and the names, email address and telephone numbers for three professional references.

Direct questions about the position to: humanresources@nebraska.edu or (402) 472-3701.  The University of Nebraska is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.

Job Details

Date Posted October 23, 2018
Date Closes November 22, 2018
Located In Lincoln, NE
Department NU Online
Function As a Marketing and Communications Associate for University of Nebraska Online, this position is responsible for marketing projects management, distance education lead management and reporting, event coordination support, assisting the execution of marketing tactics and materials, and market research.
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, Varies, Based on Experience
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Shift
Daytime
Business hours
Hours A minimum of 40 hours per week
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 27-3031.00 Public Relations Specialists
Zipcode 68588
Name UNCA
Address 3835 Holdrege Street
City, State and Zip Lincoln, NE 68583
Phone 402-472-3701

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(a) Retirement Savings Plan
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Credit Union
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Workout Facilities
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Editing and Proofreading
  • Excellent Communications
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premier
  • Graphics / Video / Desktop Publishing
  • Content Management
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
  • HTML
  • Marketing
  • Social Media Marketing
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Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(a) Retirement Savings Plan
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
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