SBDC Marketing & Comms Specialist
It’s our mission to guide energetic, ambitious entrepreneurs, to help small business owners navigate the ever-changing business world and to support the business community in the Philadelphia region. The Temple University Small Business Development Center is looking for a business-savvy professional to join our collaborative, dynamic team to accomplish our mission.
The Marketing and Communications Specialist supports marketing and communications strategy for the Small Business Development Center’s (SBDC) print, social media and digital presence. Working closely with and taking direction from the Director, SBDC, this position’s primary responsibility will be to develop and implement marketing plans, social media content, strategies, and tactics in order to advance the SBDC’s marketing and communications initiatives. They will: strategize and determine best use of new and existing marketing efforts; curate, create, plan and deploy content for all platforms; monitor and respond to inquiries and comments across platforms; lead the program and event promotion efforts, including ongoing communication with partners; create and distribute client surveys after events to gauge interaction and satisfaction, and analyze results.
Required Skills & Abilities • Ability to demonstrate social media outcomes and ROI using analytics tools. • Knowledge of Google Analytics and SEO standards • Highly professional and collegial work style, with the ability to work in a collaborative and constructive manner, and to exercise good judgment in rapidly evolving situations.• Ability to work effectively in a high volume, fast-paced, highly collaborative educational environment• Must be able to provide high-level service to constituents, working to understand and translate program needs into creative and impactful communications. Must be poised with strong customer-service skills and be able to work independently under general supervision. • Familiarity with content marketing strategies and the creation of editorial/content calendars.• Ability to research and stay on top of trends in social media and technology and adapt strategies and tactics accordingly.• Demonstrated ability to work concurrently on multiple projects with varying timelines and meet deadlines. This is a grant funded position.This position is temporarily assigned a hybrid work arrangement (oncampus and remote), the duration of this hybrid work arrangement is at the discretion of Temple University and the Department.Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.To obtain additional information about Temple University please visit our website at www.temple.edu.Temple University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains statistics, policies, and procedures related to campus safety and can be found at: https://safety.temple.edu/reports-logs/annual-securityreportYou may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University’s Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.
Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular