Marketing and Communications Associate, Institute for Diversity in the Arts
Location: Stanford, California
Internal Number: 100824
Marketing and Communications Associate, Institute for Diversity in the Arts
Stanford University is one of the world's premier academic and research institutions, devoting tremendous intellectual and physical resources toward the betterment of humanity. As a major Silicon Valley employer, Stanford seeks people committed to excellence and to improving our world. In turn, the university is committed to supporting its employees as they develop their careers and enrich their lives. We believe Stanford's future success will be shaped by the diverse perspectives, unique experiences, and inclusive culture of its community.
The Institute for Diversity in the Arts (IDA) is an interdisciplinary program at Stanford that supports visionary arts leadership by stewarding the power of the arts toward social justice. IDA hosts artists, advances arts curriculum, stages productions through the Committee on Black Performing Arts, and involves students in the study of culture, identity and diversity through artistic expression. IDA values the arts as a powerful means for empowering difference, dismantling oppression, and building more sustainable futures.
IDA is looking for a strong visual and written communicator to support the organization's visibility and growth on campus and off. Reporting to the Director of IDA, the Marketing and Communications Associate will implement an effective strategy to promote IDA's programs, initiatives, and events using social media, print, email newsletters, websites, and other relevant platforms. This role is a mix of content management and creation, documentation and overall implementation. Central to IDA's marketing efforts, this role is the point of contact for marketing and communications and will collaborate with Stanford Arts, student staff, and University Communications to contribute to IDA's storytelling strategy.
In this role, you will:
Create compelling and engaging visual and written content that reflects IDA's values and culture. This includes but is not limited to timely creation and editing of marketing campaigns, websites, blogs, emails, and newsletters.
Manage IDA's website and social media accounts including scheduling and monitoring posts, engaging with digital audiences and staying up-to-date with best practices and tools to enhance IDA's communications.
Promote IDA's events and programs. Create event listings, manage RSVPs, build out digital applications and engage IDA's community through effective communication.
Create and/or commission photography and video documentation, social media graphics, flyers, and other related assets. Post and archive documentation so that it is available widely before, during and after events.
Partner with IDA's Director to improve brand guidelines, visual identity and accessibility.
Partner with staff and other units to ensure consistent branding across all communication materials.
Be the point of contact for IDA marketing and communication needs and opportunities.
Review upcoming events, programs, reports, grant summaries, campus documents and newsletters for possible leads to news and feature stories.
Assist on site with events and programs as needed.
May manage a group of student staff to support communication efforts.
Please note that this position will be based on the Stanford campus and will be considered hybrid with the expectation to be on campus four days per week during the school year and two-three days per week during the summer. In addition, this position may require working evenings and the occasional weekend.
In order to be successful, you will bring:
Bachelor's degree and one year of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience
Demonstrated commitment to promoting and supporting an environment of diversity and inclusion
Demonstrated planning and/or project management and organizational skills
Ability to be self-directed to meet expected deadlines and schedules, and take initiative
Creative problem solver
Excellent oral and written skills
Experience with program and/or services marketing preferred
Knowledge of marketing across channels including digital and print preferred
Familiarity with market research and data analysis preferred
Don't meet every single requirement? At the Vice Presidency for the Arts and the Institute for Diversity in the Arts, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. Let us know in your cover letter how your experience makes you a good fit for us. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles!
At Stanford University, base pay represents only one aspect of the comprehensive rewards package. The Cardinal at Work website (https://cardinalatwork.stanford.edu/benefits-rewards) provides detailed information on Stanford's extensive range of benefits and rewards offered to employees. Specifics about the rewards package for this position may be discussed during the hiring process.
The expected pay range for this position is $63,000-$79,000 per annum. Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs.
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The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned. Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job. Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law
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