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Marketing Coordinator

Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR

Job - Education

Close Date: 10/15/2019

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Working at Lewis & Clark College

The campus is located on 137 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds in Portland’s southwest hills. Our strong commitment to sustainability is reinforced through recycling programs, energy conservation, alternative transportation options, and farm to fork initiatives. For benefit-eligible positions, we offer a competitive benefits package that includes options for health, dental, vision, tuition, life insurance, retirement and more.

Lewis & Clark College is committed to achieving a diverse workforce. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or age.

Job Purpose

The marketing coordinator collaborates with a team of creative professionals who are responsible for the strategic messaging of Lewis & Clark’s pioneering spirit and excellence in undergraduate, graduate, and professional education. The marketing coordinator will use their creative and organizational talents to support and implement the print and digital work of a dynamic marketing team focused on recruiting talented students, engaging alumni, and energizing the on-campus community.

This position is represented by the Lewis & Clark College Support Staff Association Local 4912 of the American Federation of LCCSSA Collective Bargaining Agreement.

What You'll Do

Collaborate with members of the marketing team and departments in all areas of the institution to create strategic marketing plans; these plans could include student recruitment brochures, an advertisement, a development appeal, an alumni benefits guide, catalog, a website, a social media campaign, etc. These projects could be for internal or external audiences.
Provide project management by implementing existing strategies and developing new systems. This includes managing production and project schedules; communicating with vendors and project stakeholders about deadlines, budgets, and specifications; and creating and updating records in our project management software.
Oversee and creates individual projects. This includes community profile work for print and web; name badge system; photography requests; and department info sheets for Admissions.
Review materials to ensure they conform to Lewis & Clark standards and practices for visual identity, content, and policy. Collaborates with marketing team on editing and proofreading print and digital materials.
Manage website, production, and social media updates. This will include updating various pages and sites in the domain using our CMS, LiveWhale.
Coordinate and execute marketing research initiatives, such as focus groups, and with the analysis and reporting of quantitative and qualitative marketing data from various sources (website analytics, email marketing, social media analytics, surveys, etc.).

Must Haves

Associate degree (A.S., A.A.) or two-year technical certificate (or 2-3 years of College)
Knowledge of editing tools, methods, and standards, including ability to edit documents in Google docs, the Microsoft suite, and PDF.
Knowledge of marketing concepts and solutions, strategic communications, and quantitative and qualitative market research practices, and an interest in learning more.
Familiarity with current industry-standard email marketing tools, project management software, and design and production software (including Adobe Creative Suite or other publishing systems).
Familiarity with website content management systems, HTML, and social media.
Excellent project management and organizational skills.
Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines under pressure.
Top-notch communication skills and diplomacy; ability to interact positively with diverse members of the Lewis & Clark community.
Self-motivation and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Experience working on marketing materials and campaigns.
Experience in higher education marketing.

Nice to Haves

Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Rhetoric, English.
Associate degree plus 3 years of related experience OR Bachelor's degree and 2 years of directly related job experience.
Experience with Google Analytics

Work Schedule

37.5 hours per week
Benefits Eligible: Yes

Pay Rate

LCCSSA Grade 15 Step F
$23.41 per hour

Physical Requirements

The job works primarily at a desk or is otherwise involved in activities requiring little lifting, climbing or working in tiring positions
Climbing stairs, sitting, standing, walking, repetitive hand movements (e.g., typing), seeing, talking, hearing

Directions for Cover Letter

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The College explicitly acknowledges and affirms its conviction that diversity with respect to race, ethnicity, national origin, socio-economic background, religious orientation or spirituality, physical or sensory disability, gender, and sexual orientation on the Lewis & Clark campus provides an educational benefit for all students that can be realized only if students and education professionals from diverse backgrounds are present in significant numbers within our learning community. In creating and sustaining such a community, we engage, to the extent possible, in practices that will ensure a high degree of diversity on our campus, simultaneously meeting the highest standards of academic excellence of which we are capable.

Reasonable Accommodation

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

Background Check

Lewis & Clark College will conduct a background check on the finalist, which will include a criminal record check. If a conviction is discovered, a determination will be made whether the conviction is related to the position for which the individual is applying or would present safety or security risks before an employment decision is made. A criminal conviction does not necessarily automatically bar an applicant from employment.

Eligibility to Work

In order to comply with US Homeland Security Department regulations, all employees must complete an I-9 form in Workday prior to or no later than the first day of work and bring originals (no photocopies) of their supporting documentation to Human Resources no later than the 3rd business day of employment. Failure to have a completed I-9 form on file with the College will result in immediate termination of employment.

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