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Marketing and Public Relations Professional

Company: University of Georgia
Location: Athens
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Posting Details



Posting Details




Posting Number
S10661P


Working Title
Marketing and Public Relations Professional


Department
Warnell-Outreach & Service


About the University of Georgia
Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.


About the College/Unit/Department



College/Unit/Department website



Posting Type
External


Retirement Plan
TRS or ORP


Employment Type
Employee


Benefits Eligibility
Benefits Eligible


Full/Part time
Full Time


Work Schedule



Additional Schedule Information
M-F 8-5


Advertised Salary
Commensurate with Experience


Posting Date
06/30/2023


Open until filled
Yes


Closing Date



Proposed Starting Date
08/01/2023


Special Instructions to Applicants



Location of Vacancy
Tifton Area


EEO Policy Statement
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu).





Position Information




Classification Title
Marketing/Public Relations Professional


FLSA
Exempt


FTE
1.00


Minimum Qualifications
Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.


Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, or related field.


Position Summary
This is a grant-funded position that will be working with faculty and staff at the Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health on the development and promotion of a citizen science data collection program for invasive species (www.wildspotter.org). This position will also lead the promotion and marketing of all Center programs and services (www.bugwood.org). Specific job responsibilities include working with center leadership and leading a team that will promote or creating an intended public image for Wild Spotter and Center, collaboratively developing marketing and fundraising campaigns affiliated with this project and the Center, producing marketing/PR content across a variety of mediums, and establishing/maintaining relationships with representatives of the Federal/State/Local partners.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
* Ability to interpret scientific material into accessible messages and stories
* Can design effective communication campaigns tailored to specific target audiences
* Can evaluate success of communication campaigns and adapt to improve
* Strong writing skills
* Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
* Strong interpersonal communication and public speaking skills
* Experience with successful fundraising campaigns
* Works effectively and collaboratively with other individuals (co-workers, supervisor, faculty, staff, and other constituents), including with diverse and cross-functional teams and a wide-range of stakeholders.
* Ability to lead a team in meeting project deadlines and encouraging professional development


Physical Demands
a. Lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
b. Driving as needed to perform job-related duties.
c. Communicate effectively via telephone and in person.
d. Work weekends and some extended hours, including travel, during scheduled events.
e. Must be able to spend majority of the workday at the computer.


Is driving a responsibility of this position?
Yes


Is this a Position of Trust?
No


Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?
No


Does this position require a P-Card?
No


Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position?
No


Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?
No


Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)
No


Credit and P-Card policy
Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the website.





Duties/Responsibilities




Duties/Responsibilities

Develop marketing/PR materials for Center and Wild Spotter
* Utilize applicable impactful and cost-effective forms of media to ensure target markets are reached
* Prepare and edit organizational marketing/PR publications such as newsletters, reports, web content, press releases, media communications, etc for internal and external audiences.
* Identify and track compelling individuals and stories, associated with the project, that will enhance communication efforts
* Manage Center and Wild Spotter websites and social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, to engage readers and potential subscribers and promote events.
* Respond to requests for information from the media or designate an appropriate spokesperson or information source.


Percentage of time
50




Duties/Responsibilities
Serve as a primary contact to facilitate and aid citizen science project inquiries and support for Wild Spotter current and potential partners, and citizen science volunteers.


Percentage of time
20




Duties/Responsibilities
Develop and manage annual crowdfunding/fundraising campaign for Center and Center projects


Percentage of time
20




Duties/Responsibilities
Attend conferences and workshops to promote and disseminate citizen science materials and program information as well as facilitate communication with other organizations.


Percentage of time
10



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