Marketing Specialist I - Graduate Program in Seed Technology and Business/Seed Science Center
Professional & Scientific
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Working knowledge of Adobe Design Suite, graphic design and website design and creation within Wordpress. Program planning and recruiting experience.
The Seed Science Center and the Graduate Program in Seed Technology and Business (STB) seek applicants for a Marketing Specialist I. The successful candidate will assist STB and the Seed Science Center with marketing projects for the promotion of the STB graduate program and other Seed Science Center programs. Duties will include coordinating outreach efforts through advertisements, handouts, social media, press releases, website development and potential representation at various applicable trade shows. This position will also help coordinate the STB semi-annual on-campus short courses and webinar series. These short courses and webinars are outreach for the STB program and the Seed Science Center.
The Marketing Specialist will work collaboratively with the STB program to plan, schedule, advertise and execute STB short courses and webinars throughout the year, and will assist with STB graduate program student recruitment and marketing, orientation, and progress. The incumbent must possess a thorough knowledge of ISU and general administrative policies and procedures relating to program and workshop activities.
The successful candidate will possess be able to exercise independent judgment and initiative, and have an exceptional ability to coordinate a variety of activities on various timelines. The candidate will exhibit strong organization skills for the management of multiple projects concurrently. The ability to work independently, exercise sound judgment and discretion while working with confidential material and information on a daily basis is essential. The candidate will relate positively to workshop participants, students, faculty and staff. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are also mandatory to be successful in this position.Â
As part of the application process, please submit a design portfolio to the hiring manager, Lori Youngberg, at email@example.comÂ
Example of Duties â¢ Designs marketing materials, manages websites and social media, manages promotional materials, creates/distributes news releases and/or operates digital production equipment. â¢ Uses specific marketing strategies and media (e.g., print, broadcast, digital). â¢ May coordinate and participate in the logistics planning regarding marketing events.
Level Guidelines â¢ Individual contributor position with developing professional and/or technical skills working under immediate to general supervision â¢ Grasps professional-level knowledge and concepts of field while working in a progressive learning mode â¢ Works on problems and issues of somewhat limited scope â¢ Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data for which answers are available or can be obtained â¢ Responds to inquiries and issues, escalating to manager or higher level workers as appropriate â¢ May lead projects of limited scope and complexity â¢ May provide guidance to students
Regular with Term Appointment (Fixed Term)
Proposed End Date or Length of Term:
August 15, 2023
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period
To apply for this position, please click on âApplyâ and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:
1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae 2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
If you have questions regarding this application process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.
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