Marketing & Outreach Manager, School of Architecture
Carnegie Mellon University
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Internal Number: 2018331
The Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) School of Architecture (SoA) seeks a thorough, detail-oriented individual to assist with the SoA's marketing and outreach efforts on a full time basis! This position will report to the Head of School and work closely with staff working across Communications, Student Recruitment/Admissions and Alumni Relations to strengthen and promote the reputation of the school nationally and internationally.
Duties and responsibilities include:
Marketing & Communications
Attention to detail in producing public-facing written and visual communications, such as website content, mailings, social media, etc.
Research, write, and edit engaging stories and coverage of the school.
Manage email mailing lists, including subscriber management and contact information updates (E.g., MailChimp lists and internal distribution/d-lists). Make annual updates for admitted students, new enrolled students, and graduated new alumni. Experience with MailChimp and/or other mailing list management tools preferred.
Assist with creation and editing of school newsletters.
Curate displays of student work in school spaces and display cabinets.
Make basic website content updates in provided templates. Experience with Drupal, and/or other CMS is a plus. (E.g., student profile updates, faculty updates, course website updates, etc.).
Assist with writing and editing copy for new website launch scheduled for Summer 2023
Update marketing collateral and other documents, such as business cards, and prepare files for print. Create and edit flyers, handouts, posters, and other visuals and graphics as needed.
Update merchandise such as t-shirts, tote bags, notebooks, and other items and coordinate order and delivery.
Compile information for annual NAAB reporting.
Oversee the collection of syllabi and other important data each semester.
Help manage and implement content strategy for social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn).
Spearhead the e-SPAN alumni newsletter published 6 times a year (3 times per semester). Conduct interviews, collect images and audio clips, edit and revise articles covering faculty, staff, students, alumni, and coursework for dissemination to alumni and school audiences.
Support update of e-SPAN content on website and in electronic mailing.
Assist in other alumni outreach activities.
Admissions Processing (semi-annually)
Assist in recruitment outreach efforts.
Use mail merge to create admissions documents, name tags, etc. from provided data and templates. Update spreadsheets with deposit and ID information.
Prepare (fold, assemble, and seal) undergraduate and graduate admission mailings of letters, information packets, and prepare packages for college fairs.
Events Planning & Support
Support the annual SoA awards program by updating award applications in SlideRoom, distributing applications to award reviewers, updating website pages, etc.
Support the annual planning, information collection, and logistics of the SoA Commencement ceremony.
Support the planning and support of additional school events as necessary.
Some evening and weekend work required.
Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within the School of Architecture. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively interact with a varied population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.
Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) preferred.
Strong writing and editing skills with excellent attention to detail.
Bachelor's degree and 3-5 years of experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience from which comparable knowledge.
Successful background check
Interested in this opportunity? Apply today!
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