Marketing and Communications Coordinator at The Ohio State University

Marketing and Communications Coordinator at The Ohio State University

Job Type
Posting Date
February 20, 2019
Location of Position

Columbus, OH

Company Summary

For 144 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.

The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Chief Advancement Officer, the Marketing and Communications Coordinator serves as Scholarship and Student Support’s lead for marketing/communications, gift acknowledgments, and special projects. Manages implementation of the vision for the future of central advancement initiatives in alignment with the university’s strategic plan.

Directs strategy in developing relevant, compelling marketing initiatives that cultivate relationships and share impact to support revenue-generating activities for the university; manages/creates marketing materials from conception to completion that support the university – including executive leadership, central advancement, annual giving, etc.; partners with University Marketing on the development of donor engagement strategies, content curation, creative design and production of donor communications; collaborates with University Marketing/Advancement Communications to implement university style, voice and tone and brand standards.De

Position Requirements

Desired qualifications:

Experience in higher education; knowledge of HTML/CSS, Adobe Creative Suite, content management systems and project management tools/methods; appreciation for and knowledge of design principles; design capabilities.

Required Experience

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience; three years of experience in a marketing/communications position; professional experience in a project management position or role with similar responsibilities; experience creating content and experience with copywriting; experience working with integrated marketing programs; experience interpreting digital analytics, making recommendations based on data.

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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.