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Mktg Communications & Strategy Manager

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Mktg Communications & Strategy Manager
Department/College/Unit Academic Services & Enrollment Mgmt-7776
Requisition Number S_170605
Posting Open Date 09/06/2017
Application Review Date:
(To insure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)
09/21/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work

The Marketing Communication and Strategy Manager will be responsible for operationalizing marketing and communication strategies as assigned for the Offices of Admissions, Scholarships and Financial Aid and the University Registrar. In close collaboration with the Director of Marketing and Communications, the position will ensure the implementation, measurement and continuous improvement of data-driven strategies designed to recruit and retain students. In addition to advancing assigned internal communication strategies, this position will ensure all regularly scheduled external communications are completed without error and on deadline. This position will supervise four professional staff: the senior assistant director, copywriter, and two assistant directors.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

Minimum Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree plus 3 years of experience with translating marketing communication fundamentals into strategic execution in support of business goals required. Ability to analyze data and draw conclusions related to marketing communication goals necessary. Experience building relationships across an organization in service of communication goals, especially with non-communication professionals essential. Must have experience being accountable for marketing communication goals. Excellent oral and written communication skills required.

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer 4 years of progressive leadership in marketing communications. Experience supervising marketing or communication staff desirable. Experience contributing to communication strategy within a mid-to large-sized organization helpful. Experience with marketing communication research preferred.

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required No
Physical Required No
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required. Subject to DOT approved pre-employment/random testing for alcohol and controlled substances. No
Criminal History Background Check Required Yes
Posted Salary $50,000/yr minimum
How to Apply

Click on the words “Apply to this Job”.  You will then either create an application or edit your current application that is on file.  You will be required to attach your resume, cover letter and list of references as three (3) separate documents in MS Word or PDF format.

For questions or accommodations related to this position contact

Sandy Airan, sairan2@unl.edu

Job Category (old) Managerial/Professional
Job Type Full-Time
Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5)
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No
If Temporary, indicate end date
Planned Hire Date:
Appointment End Date

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please describe your experience as it relates to marketing campaigns from developing strategy to following through to effective tactical execution.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Have you personally developed strategic marketing plans as a part of your job duties? If so, please briefly describe.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents