Program Associate, Center for Business Growth & Innovation

Job description

Assists with the creation of marketing materials including, but not limited to, program web sites, brochures, displays, and other publications or communications that represent the Center and its programs; supports the statewide marketing and prospecting activities of the Center and its programs; assists in the communication process and delivery of business development services, along with the maintenance of the client relationship; provide support for the planning and implementation of events that serve the needs of the Center and its programs; performs operational tasks and the organization of processes and system controls related to meeting program requirements; conducts secondary business/market/industry research and provides interpretive services to Iowa business owners sharing results of compiled research. This position is eligible for overtime.

Bachelor’s degree in business, entrepreneurship, economics, public administration, communication/public relations or related field required. At least two years of experience working with entrepreneurs and small businesses through consulting, business ownership or small firm management required. Student experience will be considered. Experience with sales and marketing including online communities and/or social media tools and resources for business as well as event planning and coordination experience preferred.

UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Application materials received by Friday, April 16th, 2021 will be given first consideration. For more information or to apply, visit

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Job No: 52237
Posted: 4/6/2021
Application Due: 6/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time