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Global Engagement & Outreach Manager

Employer
University of Connecticut
Location
Connecticut, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Feb 25, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Other Administrative, Public Relations and Communications
Fields
Education
Employment Type
Full Time
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JOB SUMMARY

UConn Global Affairs is seeking applicants for a Global Engagement & Outreach Manager (Publicity/Marketing Administrator). Under the direction of the Director for Global Partnerships & Outreach, this position will lead the communication, global engagement, and outreach effort efforts for the Office of Global Affairs. The incumbent will help develop and implement a cohesive communications strategy for Global Affairs and also provide support for the expansion of entrepreneurial programming.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plans promotional strategies and develops marketing plan designed to attract target audiences or other potential users of departmental programs, events, or services.
  • Promote and foster internal and external relations through digital and print communications with constituent groups and individuals. Communicate opportunities and facilitate UConn faculty and student access and engagement with global networks and organizations.
  • Develop, plan, administer, and evaluate workshops, training programs, competitions, and other events, in accordance with the Office of Global Affairs’ goals and in relation to engagement with networks and global partners. Hold information sessions for internal audiences.
  • Designs and produces promotional materials including writing copy for press releases, remarks, feature articles (in story-telling style), informational listings, and other publicity materials; proofread written copy, checking for facts, analysis, grammar, and readability.
  • Prepare applications, presentations, proposals, and reports for submission to global networks. Represent Global Affairs at meetings and events related to network and partner engagement.
  • Assist with the development, planning, coordination, and execution of proposals and resultant entrepreneurial and grant-funded programs.
  • Performs marketing studies to evaluate effectiveness, including cost-effectiveness, of promotional efforts.
  • Manages websites and participates in and/or leads regular meetings with internal units to discuss communications strategy. Performs related work as required.
  • Design, schedule, and produce monthly e-newsletters to global partners, marketing brochures, posters, advertising flyers, presentations, reports, and other informational materials. Maintain and update mailing lists and other necessary records. Maintain records of promotional activities for each event and evaluate the success of campaigns.
  • Performs related work as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  2. Four to five years of related experience.
  3. Demonstrated project management and organizational skills.
  4. Excellent oral and written communication skills with strong attention to detail.
  5. Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  6. Experience planning international competitions and/or coordinating proposal submissions.
  7. Team-oriented, with the ability to work independently and to exercise initiative.
  8. Demonstrated experience with website maintenance and advanced knowledge of WordPress (PageBuilder, HTML, and CSS).
  9. Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio) and relational databases (Airtable).
  10. Willingness to work some evening or weekend hours. Ability to travel internationally for work.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Master’s degree in a related field.
  2. Demonstrated experience building relationships across sectors (academia, governmental, and non-governmental organizations).
  3. Experience in a university setting, working collaboratively with faculty, students, and staff.
  4. Experience managing staff and project deliverables.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a full-time, 12-month appointment, with a Monday-Friday, 8:30-4:30 pm schedule. The position is on-site at the Storrs, CT campus. During the pandemic, we are following a hybrid work model.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Employment at the University of Connecticut is contingent upon the successful candidate’s compliance with the University’s Mandatory Workforce COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.  This Policy states that all workforce members are required to have or obtain a Covid-19 vaccination as a term and condition of employment at UConn, unless an exemption or deferral has been approved. 

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

TO APPLY

https://jobs.hr.uconn.edu/cw/en-us/job/496007/global-engagement-outreach-manager

Please apply online at https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs, Staff Positions, Search #496007 to upload a resume, cover letter, writing sample and/or portfolio link, and contact information for three (3) professional references. Applicants that do not submit all the requested materials will not be considered. The cover letter, resume, and writing sample should be thoughtful and demonstrate how the applicant meets the minimum and preferred qualifications.

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on February 19, 2022. 

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

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