Marketing Assistant III

Edmond, OK
Sep 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID 2017-4490
Posted Date 9/14/2017
Org Number 010088
Department CFAD Marketing & Promotions
Division Provost Vice President
Job Type Staff
Location US-OK-Edmond
Proposed Salary Range $14.90 per hour ($31,000 annually)
Targeted Job Start Date 10/2/2017
Hours Per Week 40
Weeks Per Year 52
Regular Workdays/Hours Monday - Friday / 8 AM - 5 PM
Preference Date ..

College/Department Overview

Assist the CFAD Marketing Director and the ACM@UCO CEO in the marketing, communication and promotion of UCO College of Fine Arts and Design and ACM@UCO student events. Initiate and create communications for printed and electronic promotional material for student recruitment and retention. Write copy for press releases, newsletters, web and other marketing needs. Facilitate printing of event programs, posters, fliers, post cards and other student support pieces.

Position Overview

Assist in the marketing, communications, or sales for a department. Aid in coordinating promotional events. Update and assemble promotional packets. Provide support to senior personnel in developing marketing, communications, and/or sales plans.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions

Essential Duties:
Initiate, research and create written copy to promote the College's various student events, encourage student recruitment and retention as well as support the student transformative learning facets of the mission of the College. (40%)

Act as the CFAD & ACM web content coordinator to upload written content, photos and specialized graphics for the entire CFAD website with special emphasis on sound student and academic support principles. (30%)

Create and design various graphics, photos, videos and printed publications to supplement the College's academic marketing and promotional needs with emphasis on consistent University and College branding as well as sound marketing and communications principles. (10%)

Work directly with all of the various CFAD academic departments to maintain a coherent academic presence on social networking sites by uploading messages, photos and videos about CFAD Academic programs and classes. Evaluate the effectiveness of all social media efforts through generated reports and successfully tap into publicity trends to attract and retain a wide variety of audiences. (15%)

The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. (Other duties as assigned: 5%)

Qualifications/Experience Required

Performs administrative or manual tasks. Requires general education or vocational training and 6+ years of relevant experience in chosen field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred

Bachelor's degree in Strategic Communications, Media Writing, Journalism, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or related field is strongly preferred. Extensive professional experience (six or more years) in Media Writing, Graphic Design, Web Content Management and Marketing Communications


Proficient user of Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Office, Web Content Management software and Basecamp project management software. Must be creative, detail-oriented, a self starter and have good communication as well as organizational skills.

Physical Demands

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or
sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms.
Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of
those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon
request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.