Fixed Term: This is a one year fixed-term position
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Financial Management Services
Financial Management Services (FMS) is part of the Stanford University Business Affairs organization, whose vision is "to work together to make administration seamless and efficient to enable and support teaching, learning and research." Specifically, this position will reside within the FMS Marketing and Communications team, a part of the Organizational Effectiveness department.
About the Role
As a part of the Marketing and Communications team within Organizational Effectiveness, this role supports the development and implementation of internal communication and marketing initiatives to the university faculty and staff community that enable programs, services, events and/or products to meet business objectives.
This role will support the marketing and communication specialists and web manager by executing on marketing and communication plans, coordinating updates to internal and external web assets, as well as supporting operational, strategic and ad hoc projects. This includes drafting communications to a variety of audiences, helping to manage audiences segments and groups, sending and publishing newsletters and communications, supporting info sessions and creating marketing and communication assets (such as imagery, presentations and/or resources).
Aside from a strong growth mindset and a collaborative and service-oriented attitude, the successful candidate must have strong oral and written communication skills, knowledge of communication and marketing principles and best practices and demonstrated experience with standard tools such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), PowerPoint and Google collaboration tools. Basic knowledge of HTML, Drupal, email marketing software, and virtual event hosting is a plus.
Support and execute communication plans for strategic initiatives and operational programs and services under supervision of communications specialist or department manager
Draft, edit, and schedule select marketing communications for a variety of channels (i.e., web, print, email, Slack)
Monitor, track and report marketing event/campaign effectiveness (i.e., through web and email campaign analytics)
Assist in quality control of data and marketing materials (presentations)
Support the planning and execution of events
Support the creation and launch of tools and processes to improve marketing and communication efforts
Coordinate vendor estimates and invoice processing
Schedule and manage planning activities related to producing webinars and events
Coordinate updates to and creation of web content and pages
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree or a combination of education and relevant experience. Experience communicating about product or service offerings is highly desired.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong oral and written communication skills
Highly organized and creative
Analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to work independently to meet expected deadlines and schedules
Demonstrated team player
Some graphic design and event planning experience preferred
This position is a hybrid role, which means the employee's schedule will feature a mix of on-site and off-site work as determined appropriately by their supervisor. The primary work location is Stanford Redwood City. Our Stanford Redwood City campus is the workplace for approximately 2,700 staff whose jobs are important to supporting the university's mission. The campus brings departments together in a collaborative environment that reflects Stanford's culture and mission. The campus offers amenities such as onsite cafes and a dining pavilion, a high-end fitness facility with an outdoor pool, and a child care center for Stanford families. Stanford University is committed to safely and effectively meeting the public health challenge presented by COVID-19, and may adjust work arrangements where determined appropriate to align to university and state/county guidance.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Why work at Stanford?Stanford University has changed the world, over and over again.We are one of Silicon Valley's largest employers - and also one of the most unique. Our mission is to educate future leaders and promote interdisciplinary, world-class research and teaching. This passion makes Stanford an intensely creative, rewarding, and challenging place to work. At the same time, our traditions of respect and collaboration sustain a humane, supportive environment in which to pursue your life and your career.At Stanford you'll work with bright, diverse, dedicated people. You'll find encouragement to learn and grow. You'll enjoy excellent benefits and an outstanding environment. How will it change you?