JOB NO.: 91943-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Marketing, Public Relations

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91943-AS

Working Title: Marketing Specialist


Hiring Department: A104000-INTL DIVISION/INTL DIVISION

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: SEPTEMBER 25, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $41,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

1. Minimum B.A. or B.S. is required, in marketing, public relations, communications, business, or related field.
2. International living/study experience, domestic study away, and/or work with an international focus preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

1. Minimum 2-3 years experience in communications, event planning, public relations, project management or marketing, preferably in higher education or a non-profit organization setting.
2. Experience with creating, implementing, and evaluating creative marketing campaigns.
3. Excellent interpersonal communication and writing skills.
4. Working knowledge of Web and social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, and other online networks.
5. Ability to independently coordinate all aspects of recruitment and promotional events requiring multi-tasking to meet deadlines under pressure.
6. Proven ability to produce accurate, appropriate and effective marketing materials.
7. Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with both internal/external constituents providing support to individuals representing a broad range of academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
8. Demonstrated initiative and creativity.
9. Proficiency with computer applications, such as Adobe CS3, WordPress, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and MS Office Suite.
10. Experience in photography, video and other media.
11. Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

Position Summary:

This position is a multi-functional position within International Academic Programs (IAP), a unit in the International Division, which serves as the largest study abroad office at UW-Madison. IAP administers more than 200 study abroad and domestic study away programs and annually sends over 1,500 UW-Madison students abroad. Further information about IAP can be found at:

The Marketing Specialist, reporting to the IAP Associate Director for Program Management, will be responsible for developing and implementing IAP?s communication and marketing strategies and materials that effectively market and disseminate information, and promotes IAP?s programs and services to students, as well as develop communications for other stakeholders including faculty, staff, alumni, donors, and the community.


Kristine Schutte
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Instructions to applicants:

Please submit a Cover letter and a CV/Resume online by the assured consideration date.

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: Aug 29 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Sep 19 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time