Temporary Student Orientation Communications and Marketing Coordinator
University of Chicago
April 26, 2018
Location: Hyde Park Campus
This part-time, Temporary Student Orientation Communications and Marketing Coordinator position reports to the Assistant Director of Student Affairs, Student Life within the Student Affairs Office at Harris. The position will need to work a minimum of 20 hours per week, with the potential for additional hours if demanded by responsibilities. The position will be a five month term (May - September) with the flexibility to work off location. The position will assist the Harris Student Affairs Office staff by supporting all communications and marketing efforts associated with the Harris School new student orientation program. For more information, please review the Harris Admitted Student Portal.
Implement and manage a weekly email communications campaign utilizing admissions management software, Slate.
Manage and respond in a timely manner to email communications to an organizational email account, delegating emails to appropriate parties as necessary.
Create and implement a social media campaign targeted towards incoming students of the Harris School, utilizing the Harris incoming student Facebook group, school wide social media platforms, and other social media.
Work with the Harris Communications team in the creation and circulation of marketing and promotional material for the new student orientation program.
Work directly with and in the advisement of the Harris Communications team on all project and responsibilities.
Attend and active participate in bi-weekly staff meetings.
Work directly with Harris professional staff on an orientation working committee and actively engage with other key campus partners.
Work direct with Student Orientation Leaders, providing guidance and support for their communication and social media posts.
Ensure all communications and promotional materials adhere to Harris School branding guidelines.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Experience with the admissions management software, Slate.
Proficiency knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Proficiency knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and/or other graphic design applications.
The ability to produce high definition video content is strongly preferred.
The ability to work independently and carry out assignments and projects without detailed instructions.
The ability to adhere to ongoing deadlines.
An interest in student development and learning.
Education, Experience and Certifications:
Bachelorâ™s degree required, preference to a degree in communications or marketing.
Willingness to work flexible schedule to accommodate covering school events required
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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