Production/Marketing Coordinator

Lexington, KY
Oct 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Agricultural Communications Services is seeking a communications/marketing professional for the position of Cooperative Extension Service marketing manager. This position will lead the branding and marketing initiatives for Extension. This position reports to the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment's director of agricultural communications and collaborates with senior College and Extension administrators to develop appropriate materials in line with the College's overall strategic marketing plans. This position will be responsible for analyzing and evaluating Extension marketing needs and developing a plan to meet those needs. The position will develop and implement a training program for Extension personnel on the use of marketing materials and will assist with training in other areas as determined by the director. He/she will work as a team with Extension personnel and with other College marketing professionals to gather information on which to build marketing materials. Occasional travel throughout the state is required.

Job Title
Production/Marketing Coordinator

Requisition Number

Working Title
Extension Marketing Manager

Department Name
81350:Agricultural Communications

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Long periods of sitting; some lifting of objects up to 10 pounds.


Monday through Friday; 8:00 am to 5:00 pm with occasional nights and weekends.


• Strong leadership skills
• Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time in a fast-paced environment.
• Technically capable, excellent communicator, and a desire to improve processes.
• Superior time management skills and meets deadlines.
• Expert knowledge in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite.
• Experience in Drupal and social media platforms
• Experience with Cooperative Extension either as client, volunteer or personnel.
• Excellent writing, editing and design skills.
• Confidence and experience presenting to both large and small audiences

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many years of public relations/media relations experience do you have at a higher education institution?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  2. * Describe a situation in which you proactively established or improved an important relationship to achieve a critical goal.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have experience in planning and executing marketing plans?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please describe your experience in marketing and branding.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do you have Cooperative Extension Service experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * How many years of paid, full-time experience do you have in a position that required promotion through social media?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  7. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents


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