Texas State University Coord, Marketing and Promotions - Marketing Project Coordinator in San Marcos, Texas

Posting Information

Posting Number2019066

Posting/Functional TitleCoord, Marketing and Promotions - Marketing Project Coordinator

University Pay Plan TitleCoord, Marketing and Promotions - Marketing Project Coordinator

LocationSan Marcos

DepartmentVP for Information Technology

Recruitment TypeOpen to All

Job TypeFull-Time

Monthly SalaryCommensurate with experience

Job CategoryExempt

Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.

• Knowledge of marketing and communication planning, strategies and techniques, assessment tools, and publication design standards and techniques.• Experience growing audiences on multiple social media feeds through well-planned and executed social media campaigns.• Familiarity with marketing tools such as Hootsuite and mass email marketing tools.• Project/process management skills to develop and implement a marketing and communications plan and to produce marketing and communication pieces.• Ability to set benchmarks and adjust communication approaches based on metrics.• Working knowledge of desktop and electronic publishing tools, Photoshop and other graphic design tools, and productivity tools.• Strong interpersonal and active listening skills including the ability to build and maintain relationships among colleagues to reach common goals.• Experience in conducting interviews and clearly communicating information in multiple formats for various audiences.• Strong written and verbal communication skills.• Ability to prioritize simultaneous assignments and manage projects.• Familiarity with Associated Press and Chicago Manual of Style stylebooks.

Preferred Qualifications

• Degree in marketing, communications, public relations, journalism or related field.• Five years related work experience.• Experience working in a higher education environment.

Job Description

OVERVIEW:Marketing pro wanted. Can you organize and execute strong marketing and communication campaign plans? Are you an expert at using digital and traditional channels to influence communities and spread information? Do you know how to set meaningful goals, measure outcomes, and be flexible enough to change plans to make them work better?

The communications and marketing team, in Texas State University’s Information Technology Division, is looking for a marketing & promotions project coordinator who knows how to create detailed plans that lead to effective communication across multiple channels – including social media, video, web, email, and print.

Our team shares stories about divisional efforts to help Texas State students, faculty, and staff succeed. The ideal candidate would be a jack-of-all-trades marketing professional who can plan out meaningful and successful marketing campaigns and take the lead on making those plans a reality, particularly through use of social media. If you know the best and latest tips and tricks to build audiences through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube, we’d love to hear from you.

ABOUTUS:The IT Division includes a diverse group of people who provide important and interesting services to the university’s students, faculty, and staff. You will work with the IT Marketing and Communications Coordinator and other communications and marketing professionals to craft messages about those people, and the services they provide, for consumption by audiences on- and off-campus. Our marketing and communications team recently won the Impact 2018 Award from the Internet Marketing Association for Best Non-Profit Campaign. We do quality work and take pride in being the best we can be.

ABOUTYOU:You have professional experience producing marketing and communication campaign plans and the accompanying communications – including social media posts, videos, news releases, feature stories, Web pages, photographs, etc., to be used in strategic communications, marketing and public outreach campaigns. You work well in a collaborative environment and seek to have everyone involved reach their goals. You are a motivated self-starter, a hard worker, and a team player.

Job Duties

• Produce project plans for marketing and communications projects that include detailed specific steps and measurable benchmarks and goals.• Produce high-quality communications on deadline.• Edit and review communications to ensure quality and consistency with the IT Division’s message in marketing and outreach goals.• Research issues and facts for use in communications projects and as a basis for development of communications policy.• Serve as project manager on communications projects and work with cross-functional teams to develop communications strategies.• Identify and contribute to strategies for communications.• Participate in cross-training activities, cross-departmental sharing of knowledge and, when appropriate, cross-departmental developmental assignments.• Collaborate effectively and efficiently, learning from others in different roles and different departments to expand knowledge and create better communications.

Additional Information to Applicants

Job Open Date10/11/2018

Job Close Date (posting closes at midnight)

Open Until FilledYes

Normal Work DaysMonday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Normal Work Hours Start8:00AM

Normal Work Hours End5:00PM


Legal and Required Notices

Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is anEOE.

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

Why work @ Texas State?

Texas State University is an emerging research institution located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor and in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. It is the largest of seven institutions in the Texas State University System and one of the 30 largest public universities in the country, with over 38,000 students and approximately 4,000 faculty and staff.

• Great health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!• Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!• Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensiveFREEwellness program.• Great professional development opportunities: choose from a variety of workshops, training, online learning and even access educational leave opportunities and reimbursement for academic courses.• An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus.• Retirement peace of mind:TRSpension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions.

By joining the Texas State Bobcat community, you’ll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.

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