Marketing and Communications Manager - Charter School Initiatives
Washington University in St. Louis
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Internal Number: JR62785
Responsible for the development and execution of communication strategies, initiatives, events and event logistics.. Position works collaboratively to consistently articulate the department's mission and vision.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities Â
Public Relations Strategist for assigned department. 55%
Crafts strong media relations strategy and evaluates public relations strategy.
Reviews current media metrics and media landscape to determine what strategies to develop and what outlets to target.
Researches approaches at peer institutions and top practitioners to identify best practices and tactics that may be underutilized here.
Develops individual story pitches.
Develops contacts with journalists and publishers in related field.
Develops and implements department communications strategy. 35%
Writes/edits correspondence, transmittal emails, brochures, presentations, newsletters, etc.
Website content strategy and management â“ on-call consultant support to enhance home page, news and multimedia, not updating people and events.
Develops branding and sponsorship content strategy.
May develop proposal for grants and/or high-visibility projects.
Other duties as assigned. 10%
Ability to move to on and off-campus locations.
Five years of experience in planning, writing, editing and production of newsletters, press releases, annual reports, marketing literature and other print publications.
Familiarity with trends and issues in K-12 education.
Proficiency in photography and videography.
Capable of independent work to manage long-term programmatic goals.
Capable of working well with teams from diverse educational backgrounds (natural scientists, social scientists, engineers, etc.), synthesizing the resulting output into a coherent whole.
Demonstrated effective verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills to contribute toward the writing of grant proposals, websites and blogs, research publications, and internal/external scientific reports.
Bachelorâ™s degree and three years of experience in writing, editing, or grant writing in related field.
$53,900.00 - $92,200.00 / AnnuallyThe 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.
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.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.
Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individualâ™s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply.
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