University of Virginia University Communications Marketing Director in Charlottesville, Virginia

Posting Summary:

University of Virginia's University Communications department seeks a Marketing Director to join an award-winning team. The Marketing Director leads a team of marketing front-line account executives, creates and oversees plans, and provides day-to-day management of marketing programs and initiatives in support of the University's strategic priorities and to further strengthen the University's reputation and brand regionally and nationally.

The ideal candidate will: Manage, develop and support a team of dedicated account executives. Oversee University brand development and adoption programs, including brand.virginia.edu, our user community, content and asset development, pageantry and licensing. Maintain and grow key partnerships with constituent areas across the University community including the University President's office, Admission, Operations, Finance, Athletics, Advancement, and collaborate with communications liaisons in the University's Schools. Lead the management of projects from original business need to successful and on-time delivery. Marshal and organize internal teams, vendors and partners and resources to achieve top quality, strategically effective work. Develop and implement marketing programs that advance the reach, perception and efficacy of the University of Virginia, including market approach, advertisement placement, tracking, reporting and liaising with key publications and media outlets. Support the development of marketing and reputational content in print and digital platforms.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing or related field with at least 5 to 7 years of relevant supervisory experience. Preference given to applicants with a Master's degree in a related field. Must also have proven ability to accurately and clearly assess and communicate organizational priorities and opportunities, manage confidential and sensitive matters, and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with both peers in the department and constituents outside the department. Working knowledge of higher education landscape, with direct experience preferable. Experience working in, or managing the work of, creative or branding agencies a plus. Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills, public presentation skills; strong organizational, project management, and multitasking skills; and demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively.

To apply, visit http://jobs.virgina.edu and search on Posting Number 0623223. Complete an application online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume, and contact information for three references. The position will remain open until filled.

For questions about this position or the application process please contact Chris Cunningham at cwc7tv@virginia.edu.

The University of Virginia values diversity in all of its complexity and richness. We are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

EO/AA Statement:

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

If any experience is required, please specify kind of experience:

Seven years of progressively responsible experience:

  • Brand development, licensing

  • Content development; supporting marketing and reputational content in print and digital platforms.

  • Develop and implement marketing programs, (market approach, advertisement placement, tracking, reporting, and liaising with publication and media outlets.)

Supervisory experience is required.

Master's degree may substitute for some experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Proven ability to accurately and clearly assess and communicate organizational priorities and opportunities.

Excellent writing, editing, communication skills and public presentation skills.

Ability to work with diverse stakeholders, successfully moving projects forward to meet required deadlines.

Required Applicant Documents: CV / ResumeCover LetterContact information for 3 References - name, email, phone

Department: University Communications

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

If any experience is preferred, please specify kind of experience: Experience working in, or managing the work of, creative or branding agencies a plus.

FLSA Exemption Status: Exempt

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Posting Date: 05-07-2018

Location: Charlottesville

Is this position eligible for an Alternate Work Schedule?: Yes

Employment Posting Category: University Staff

E-mail a Friend: jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=84532

Anticipated Hiring Range: $85,000 to $105,000

Posting Number: 0623223

If degree or equivalent experience required, please specify:(Entries to the right will appear in the posting for this position.)Degree Requirements Analysis: Bachelor's degree in Communications, Marketing, or related field.

Number of Months/Year: 12

Drug Testing Required?(Typically positions involved in patient contact, mass transportation or law enforcement are included): No

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Posting for UVA Employees Only: No

Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel)

Area of Interest: Public Relations and Marketing

Employment Conditions: Criminal HistorySexual Offender RegistryDegree Validation

Shift: Day

Type of Application:(required to apply for this posting): Staff Application

Required ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.: Considerable - 4 to 7 years

Preferred EducationWhat level of education is preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.: *Degree Preferred

Organization (Position Organization): 11085 PR-University Communications

Preferred ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.: Extensive - 7 years plus

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Working knowledge of higher education communciation landscape, with direct experience preferable.

Number of Work Hours Per Week:(format: xx.xxxx): 40

Working Title: University Communications Marketing Director

If degree or equivalent experience preferred, please specify:(Entries to the right will appear in the posting for this position.): Preference given to applicants with a Master's degree in a related field.

Is this position eligible for Telecommuting?: No

Required EducationWhat is the minimum level of formal education required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.: *Degree Required