Communications Coordinator I- UT Foundation

Knoxville, TN
May 13, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Communications Coordinator

UT Foundation, Inc.  


The University of Tennessee Foundation, Inc. is seeking a creative professional to join the Central Services communications Team. Reporting to the Director of Communications, the Communications Coordinator will have responsibility for coordinating internal and external communications for UT Foundation, including writing, editing, providing light graphic design work, administering web content for UTFI and UTAA, and overall helping to ensure integrity of the UTFI brand.

The Foundation is an interdependent nonprofit corporation that enriches the lives of the students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the University of Tennessee through alumni engagement, financial stewardship and private investments. In central services, nearly 50 employees work together to engage and build meaningful relationships with alumni to raise financial, public and political support for the University of Tennessee.

Knoxville sits at the base of the Great Smoky Mountains. With a variety of outdoor activities, parks and recreation, Knoxville can provide a top notch outdoors recreational experience to nature lovers. Arts, music, events and annual festivals add to the list of things to do for those interested in the not-so-active opportunities.


Candidates must have bachelor’s degree with 4 years of experience communications, marketing, public relations, alumni/development, or similar environment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to multi-task and think proactively, professional maturity and sound judgement in using discretion in handling sensitive information, and maintaining the strictest confidentiality. Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign,WordPress, familiarity of AP style, Microsoft Offce. The ideal candidate will be highly supportive of and committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

In order to be considered for candidacy, please include a resume in addition to the online profile. Applicants should complete the on-line profile in entirety to demonstrate the minimal education and experience required for this position. Incomplete profile information as it relates to the requirements listed will eliminate candidacy for this opportunity.

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The University of Tennessee Foundation, Inc. is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer.  All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.

The University of Tennessee Foundation, Inc. will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the University of Tennessee Foundation’s legal duty to furnish information.



Job: Other Admin Asst/Secr/Clerical
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-Knoxville
Organization: System Development Pay
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: May 12, 2021, 3:36:39 PM

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