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Marketing and Events Coordinator - Ritchie School of Eng

Job description

This position reports directly to the Marketing Manager of the Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science. The candidate is responsible for effectively managing all event-related logistics and operations for the School.

Essential Functions

  • Under supervision from Marketing Manager, coordinates all internal and external RSECS event activities, including but not limited to: scheduling, planning, outreach, and logistics such as acquiring speakers, managing invitations, and all associated event details.
  • Oversee all events that originate from the offices of the Dean, internal Academic units, and RSECS Student Engagement.
  • Coordinate with Advancement for all University-wide events that impact RSECS.
  • Coordinate event marketing including generation of invitations, collecting registration, social media plan and community outreach under the oversight of the Marketing Manager.
  • Liaise with other units (catering, media services, facilities, etc.) across DU and use appropriate software to ensure successful event execution.
  • Identify and track measurable outcomes for all events.
  • Manage event budget under oversight of the Marketing Manager ensuring RSECS resources are leveraged in the best interests of the University.
  • Create and manage a school-wide event calendar working with Marketing Manager or implementation.
  • Manage the RSECS-specific CRM (Salesforce).
  • Assist Marketing Manager with additional tasks and projects related to the overall brand and goals of the RSECS marketing and events department.
  • Supervise Work Study student employees.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1-3 years of post-collegiate work experience.
  • Proven track record of event or project management.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree
  • Experience in an academic center or non-for-profit center or organization strongly preferred.
  • Ability to work seamlessly across multiple academic and university units.
  • Exceptional multi-tasking and problem-solving skills.
  • Entrepreneurial in spirit; ability to self-start and stay motivated.
  • Experience working in Salesforce or a similar CRM preferred.

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00pm (MST) on Monday, March 5, 2018.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered.




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Job No: 005530
Posted: 2/19/2018
Application Due: 4/20/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable