The Marketing and Communications Coordinator will manage special projects, conduct research and orchestrate contracts and purchases to meet strategic marketing and communication goals. This position must be able to initiate a wide range of marketing and communication activities to ensure that services and program deadlines are met and provide project work direction to contractors and work study students.
This individual is responsible for merging strategy with creativity to develop written content and experiences that communicate the Minneapolis College brand. A primary responsibility for this position is writing for social media and coordination / calendaring with the goal of advancing College programs, goals and initiatives.
This position has the responsibility of ensuring that content is well-written, engaging, timely and accurate. The Marketing and Communications Coordinator is also responsible for project management as assigned by the Associate Vice President of Marketing and Communication.
This position may be eligible for telework according to the Minneapolis College's telework guidelines.
Associates degree and/or professional experience working in related fields such as marketing, communications, journalism, English, public relations, advertising
Exceptional grammar, spelling, and proofreading skills
Proficiency in AP style and Microsoft Office Suite
Demonstrated ability to combine strategic thinking with creative writing and effective tactical execution in communicating what is at times complex information
Diverse writing and editing experience with demonstrated creative writing ability in order to create marketing materials, compose letters and articles for publication
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with strong attention to detail
Ability to manage time in a fast-paced environment, operate efficiently, meet deadlines for production, maintain several projects at one time, and deal with ,frequent interruptions without supervision
Bachelor's degree in areas such as marketing, communications, journalism, English,
public relations, advertising, or related field
Two (2) or more years of work experience in marketing, communications,
journalism, English, public relations, advertising, or related field
Basic proficiency with Adobe software including the Creative Suite or Canva
Awareness of how a website content management system works
Experience and understanding in working with printing and specialty item vendors
Experience using social media for business purposes
Experience or familiarity with media relations
Must be in good standings with Minneapolis College for consideration.
Minneapolis College is one of the largest and most diverse two-year colleges in Minnesota, serving students in credit and noncredit programs. Minneapolis College enrolls 56% students of color. As a comprehensive public community and technical college, Minneapolis College offers 114 credentials in 44 liberal arts and career and technical programs. The College has strong ties to corporate and industry partners that help fund student scholarships, provide state-of-the-art training and equipment, and offer internship and employment opportunities to the College's graduates.
Minneapolis College is a member of the Minnesota State colleges and universities system. With 24 two year colleges and seven state universities. Minnesota State is the largest provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota and the fifth largest system of higher education in the country. Minnesota State is committed to ensuring access to an extraordinary education for all Minnesotans; being the partner of choice to meet Minnesota's workforce and community needs; and delivering to students, employers, communities and taxpayers the highest value, most affordable higher education option.
The safety of all members of the Minneapolis College campus community is of vital concern. Resources including the current Annual Compliance and Security Report are available at the link Minneapolis College Public Safety or go to https://minneapolis.edu/student-services/public-safety
The State of Minnesota offers excellent benefits for eligible employees:
Health, dental and vision insurance
Short-Term & Long-Term Disability insurance
Paid personal & sick leave
Retirement plans, including defined benefits & 401(a) defined contribution
Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) is a public two-year college located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. MCTC enrolls nearly 15,000 credit students annually and is an active partner in initiatives designed to strengthen the social, economic and cultural vitality of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Created in 1996, under the umbrella of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system, MCTC is the result of the merger of two institutions: a technical college with a long history of vocational education dating back to 1914 and an open-enrollment community college established in 1965. Currently, the spacious campus covers 21.6 acres of land and recent expansions include a new state-of-the-art Science Center, culinary kitchen and dining hall and outdoor plaza.