Senior Director of Communications (Marketing Generalist)
Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 296453
MAURER SCHOOL OF LAW (BL-LAWS-IUBLA)
Founded in 1842, the Indiana University Maurer School of Law is the oldest public law school in the Midwest. Located on Indiana University's flagship Bloomington campus, the Law School is unmatched for the beauty of its surroundings, providing students an exceptional legal education. Preeminent faculty, dedicated and talented staff, and engaged alumni make up the law school's caring and inclusive community. The careers and commitment of the law school's alumni underscore the strength of the law school, with graduates serving as leaders in both the public and private sectors, in law, business, and government positions. The Law School is committed to hiring and developing staff, with diverse backgrounds and life experiences, who want to work in a high performing and collegial environment that supports the outstanding work of our students and colleagues (faculty and staff).
Independently develops and executes basic and complex strategic marketing plans for a department or functional area within a department to advance goals and objectives, including data collection and market research, target market definition, development of project timelines, sourcing of promotional materials, and marketing content creation.
Responds to inquiries and requests from stakeholders and explains information regarding policies, procedures, and programs.
Manages relationships with various internal and external stakeholders, including vendors, and acts as a collaborative resource in curating marketing plans to relevant initiatives, groups, events, and programs.
Regularly researches relevant subject matter to increase knowledge in area(s) of specialty, including information on various marketing channels (print, online, electronic, email, social media, and direct mail).
May participate in team-based marketing planning to align strategies and deadlines across various concurrent projects and initiatives.
Collaborates with users of various software programs and creative platforms to create and deliver content and marketing materials in multiple formats to a variety of audiences.
May provide guidance to lower-level Marketing Generalists; may make process and operational recommendations to manager.
Specific Duties Include:
Reporting to the Dean of the Law School and an important member of the Dean's Office, the Senior Director of Communications is responsible for creating and implementing an overall proactive communications strategy to increase the visibility of the Law School, while helping to build school pride and community.
The Senior Director will be responsible for overseeing communications focused on major law school events, providing publicity for programs and initiatives, working closely with individual departments to support their messaging and marketing needs, and celebrating student, faculty, staff, and alumni achievements through timely, high-quality production and distribution of communications, including through the website, social media, as well as electronic and printed publications.
The Senior Director will be responsible for overseeing and managing the content and organization of the Law School's website, and for developing and implementing a comprehensive social media strategy.
The Senior Director serves as a collaborative, congenial, and approachable leader, who will bring a great deal of energy, excitement, and integrity to the job.
Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, English, public relations, or a related field.
Advanced degree (Master's or higher).
5 years of experience in a relevant field.
Prior experience with law and legal education.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Proficient communication skills.
Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty.
Highly thorough and dependable.
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure.
Possesses a high degree of initiative.
Ability to influence internal and/or external constituents.
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
$70,000- $75,000 annually, depending on experience and qualifications.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.