EXTERNAL RELATIONS COORDINATOR
JOB NO.: 91367-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: SMPH/OPHTHAL&VIS SCI/GEN
Categories: Event Planning, Program Coordination, Marketing, Public Relations
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 91367-AS
Working Title: External Relations Coordinator
Official Title: DEVELOP SPECIALIST(R84DN) or ASSOC DEVELOP SPEC(R84FN)
Hiring Department: A536000-MEDICAL SCHOOL/OPHTHAL&VIS SCI/GEN
Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 28, 2017
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $36,790 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Journalism, Communications, or related field is required.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
2 to 5 years of relevant marketing, fundraising, development, or event coordination experience is required.
Preferred experience in healthcare, medical, fundraising, or educational settings.
Fundraising and event coordination experience strongly preferred.
Under the direction of the Development Director and Marketing Director, the External Relations Coordinator is responsible for developing and utilizing in-depth knowledge of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences' (DOVS) patient, research and teaching mission to communicate effectively with target audiences (faculty, staff, alumni, donors and grateful patients) and tell the DOVS story in compelling ways to increase brand engagement, donations and referrals.
1. Must have outstanding written communication, oral communication and organizational skills.
2. Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines.
3. Ability to work as a member of an effective Development Team.
4 Proficiency required in Microsoft Office, social media, Adobe Acrobat or InDesign, MailChimp (or similar email management platforms).
5. Very professional with high ethical standards for handling confidential information.
The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for elimiating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.
Instructions to applicants:
Please apply directly to the website by clicking on "Apply Now" and upload your resume and cover letter.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
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Advertised: 28 Jul 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 14 Aug 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time