Communications & Marketing Associate 3 - College of Social Work

Knoxville, TN
Mar 10, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Marketing and Communications Associate, College of Social Work

Regular Full-time, Pay Range MR07

The University of Tennessee Knoxville, College of Social Work is accepting applications for a Marketing and Communications Associate.  This position serves as a member of the CSW Engagement and Outreach Team and is responsible for the following functions that include, but are not limited to:

    •    Manage CSW social media accounts including creating postings, managing overall profile, coordinating strategic networks, and appealing to various audiences depending on the social media platform
    •    Utilize graphic design skills to create visually appealing marketing and communications materials that adhere to the UTK brand while also promoting the College to multiple stakeholder audiences  
    •    Assist the Marketing and Communications Manager in promoting the College's mission, programs, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and public programming using social and traditional media platforms
    •    Coordinate changes to the CSW website, as directed by the Marketing and Communications Manager and the Director of Outreach and Engagement 
    •    Work with Communications Team to develop and maintain communications and marketing strategies and planning
    •    Facilitate College online activities, and build ongoing public interest and support for the College though community outreach, partnerships, and collaborations

Required Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Graphic Design, Marketing, Public Relations, or related field required

Required Experience:
    •    Minimum of two years of experience in Communications/Public Relations/ Marketing role
    •    Experience with graphic design
    •    Experience with Wordpress for web design

Required Qualifications:
    •    Strong interpersonal communication, oral and written communication skills 
    •    Ability to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary and fast-paced environment 
    •    Professionalism with colleagues, students, community members, and campus leadership 
    •    Knowledge of all major social media platforms
    •    Excellent copy-editing and proofreading skills
    •    Demonstrated project management and time management skills
    •    Proficient in graphic design with the Adobe CC graphic design software - including but not limited to InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. High level of ability in creating original graphic design working within Adobe platforms
    •    Working knowledge of Canva and other social media design platforms 
    •    Ability to publish within WordPress

Preferred Qualifications:
    •    Photography and videography skills 
    •    Knowledge of SEO, keyword search, and Google Analytics
    •    Basic HTML skills

In order to be considered for candidacy, submit a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information for three professional references in addition to your online applicant profile. Links to online portfolios are also required.  All applicants must apply online to be considered. 

Review of applications will begin on or about March 15, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.  Applications received by this date will receive priority consideration.

Job: Other Tech/Para-Professional
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-Knoxville
Organization: Social Work
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Mar 8, 2021, 7:07:12 PM

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