A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume.
The Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Michigan College of Engineering is at the forefront of research in human health, sustainable energy and programmable matter. We are committed to creating a positive, inclusive workplace and providing flexible work arrangements including hybrid and remote options.
As our Marketing Communications Specialist, you will find and tell the stories of our outstanding researchers and students and spread the messages of the transformative work we do to advance the common good.
Reporting to the ChE communications team leader, you will be a strategic partner in the identification and development of storytelling and marketing opportunities that align with department goals related to reputation building, alumni engagement, student recruitment and more.
Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum of three years of experience in a marketing or communications position.
Experience developing written communications such as articles, web copy or marketing/advertisements.
Experience developing or providing art direction for visual communications such as posters, flyers, and digital graphics.
Commitment to ongoing learning and creating a positive, inclusive workplace.
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Michigan Engineers are world-class educators, researchers, students and staff who strive to build a people-first future. As part of the nation’s number one public research institution, Michigan Engineering's mission is to provide scientific and technological leadership to the people of the world, develop intellectually curious and socially conscious minds, create collaborative solutions to societal problems, and promote an inclusive and innovative community of service for the common good.
Our vision, mission and values are supported by a people-first engineering framework that guides our work. As Michigan Engineers, we strive to apply excellent engineering fundamentals, integrated expertise and equity-centered values to reimagine what engineering can be, close critical gaps, and elevate all people. Information about our vision, mission and values can be found at: http://strategicvision.engin.umich.edu/.
The University of Michigan has a storied legacy of commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). Michigan Engineering models that commitment in our research, culture and collaborations. We seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of that commitment. Learn more about DEI at Michigan Engineering: https://www.engin.umich.edu/culture/diversity-equity-inclusion/
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