Madison, WI
Sep 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 92105-AS

Work Type: Staff-Part Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Marketing, Public Relations

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Terminal

Position Vacancy ID: 92105-AS

Working Title: Marketing Content Specialist



FTE: 50% - 80%

Anticipated Begin Date: NOVEMBER 06, 2017

Term: This position will end on NOVEMBER 05, 2019.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

A Bachelor's degree is required (most relevant academic fields include Journalism, English, Communication Arts, or related field).

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

- Minimum of 2 years of professional experience in journalism, public relations, strategic communications, marketing communications, or a related field.
- Experience writing and editing material in a variety of styles (e.g., news stories, editorials, feature stories, marketing copy)
- Working knowledge of AP Style, and the proven ability to work quickly, accurately, and independently under tight deadlines
- Demonstrated experience handling multiple priorities in a detail-oriented environment and contribute to the success of the entire team
- Proven ability to work with diverse internal and external audiences with energy, collegiality, patience, passion, curiosity, and humor

Candidate may also have one or more of the following desired but not required qualifications:
- Experience with project management software
- Digital marketing experience, including social media, mass-market emails, content marketing, blogging, or any level of expertise with WordPress
- Experience in an agency setting, responding quickly to the unique needs of diverse clients
- Professional experience in a public university setting or working knowledge of the higher-education sector

Position Summary:

The Division of Continuing Studies supports the University of Wisconsin-Madison mission and the spirit of the Wisconsin Idea by advocating for and engaging lifelong learners. The Integrated Marketing and Communications (IMC) Team advances the Division mission and enriches the UW-Madison brand through the deployment of sophisticated marketing and communications strategies that establish mutually beneficial connections between the university and people who want to enrich their lives and advance their careers.

Additional Information:

The Division of Continuing Studies is committed to building a diverse workforce. Members of underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

One of the two positions will be hired at 80% FTE, and the second position will have flexibility to work between 50-80%.

This is a 2 year terminal position, with the option of converting to ongoing renewable depending on need and funding.


Leanne Morris
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

Please apply online and include a resume, cover letter explaining how you meet the relevant required experience and the names and contact information for 3 professional references.

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: Sep 14 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Oct 2 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time