Coordinator, Marketing Communications & Dakota Student Business Operations
University of North Dakota
Location: Grand Forks , North Dakota
Type: Full Time
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Salary: $45,500+ annual
Exempt, benefited full-time position
The position’s predominant areas of responsibilities support Memorial Union services and operations through department-level marketing communications, graphic design, digital content management of MU websites, and building-wide digital displays for marketing, programming venue with video board, and event services schedules.
The position also provides approximately 25% support for the student-operated Dakota Student which operates primarily during the academic year. Primary responsibilities include DS business operations, support for advertising sales functions primarily run by advertising student staff, quarterly ad sales billing & tracking of sales revenues, coordination of print publication, website or other support agreements, and student employee-related human resources recruitment, hiring, and payroll functions in coordination with the Editor-in-Chief. The coordinator works with the Director of the Memorial Union to oversee the DS revenue generated & student fee funded budgets. This position will not censure or exercise control over the student-managed content of the Dakota Student.
Duties & Responsibilities Areas:
MU department-level digital marketing communications, website management and special projects. - 45%
MU building-wide digital displays & video board technology management – 15%
DS business operations and advertising/marketing oversight and support – 20%
Student employee human resources and payroll functions – 10%
Department and university involvement, training and professional development, and other duties as assigned – 10%
For additional position and campus information visit the UND employment website referenced within this posting.
Staff or volunteer coordination and/or supervision experience.
Experience monitoring and/or managing budgets.
Ability to demonstrate critical thinking, problem-solving, organizational and written and oral communication skills.
Ability to coordinate and manage planning details, logistics, deadlines and priorities.
Ability to travel locally to generate advertising sales for the Dakota Student as may be needed.
Bachelor’s degree with major field or study emphasis on Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Graphic Design, Journalism or other related field.
Graphic Design Skills
Computer skills using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), Adobe Creative Suite Applications (InDesign, Illustrator or Photoshop) or other desktop publishing programs.
Successful completion of a Criminal History Background Check
Valid Driver’s License
One (1) year of experience working in a media relations environment (i.e. Marketing, Advertising Practices/Sales, Communications, Public Relations, Graphic Design Services, Journalism or other related field).
Work experience within a departmental unit, program or service area.
Experience with website content management systems such as Omni.
Experience with Google web analytics and use of social media strategies to improve website effectiveness.
Experience with general business or retail service financial processes such as billing/invoicing, cash handling and/or credit card payment systems.
Experience supervising, coaching, advising or mentoring student staff or volunteers within a University or other educational setting.
Knowledge of/experience with higher education marketing trends.
Possess a student-centered philosophy committed to supporting a work and campus environment focused on inclusion and diversity and the building of campus community.