CHIEF COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING OFFICER
Duties: Reporting to the Vice Dean of Finance and Administration, this position is part of the Wharton School's senior team and heads a department of 26 marketing and communication professionals. Staff with a marketing and communications role within the School have a dotted line report to this position. The incumbent will drive a successful marketing and communication strategy for the Wharton School, one of the leading business schools in the world. . In order to accomplish this, the incumbent will be required to work closely with various constituents, including the Dean and Deputy Dean's Offices, the President's Office, faculty and senior administrators of the School. In addition to overseeing marketing and communications for the School, the CMCO will also coordinate the activities of Wharton's other communication tools, including Knowledge@Wharton, Wharton Digital Press, and Wharton Sirius Satellite radio. The incumbent must have a strong understanding of technology and social media and its role in a successful marketing and communications program.
Qualifications: A Master's Degree or more and over 10 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Affinity for the academic environment and mission. Demonstrated leadership and management skills. Ability to foster a cohesive team and promote a positive work environment. Proven track record of developing and implementing strategies and of leading initiatives across a wide range of platforms; must possess strong negotiation and facilitation skills. Experience in media relations, marketing, communications, and crisis management. Advanced knowledge of strategies and best practices for communications, including sophisticated and creative use of social media and other forms of communications. Ability to capitalize on emerging technologies to further business goals.
Reference Number: 07-26188
Salary Grade: 031
Employment Type: Exempt
Org: Marketing and Communications Group
Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Job Family: B-Executive/Managerial Administration