Marketing and Communications Coordinator (75%)
Southern Illinois University Carbondale - Carbondale, IL

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Marketing and Communications Coordinator (75%)
Paul Simon Public Policy Institute
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Position Title: Marketing and Communications Coordinator (part-time, 0.75 FTE)

Qualifications: A master's degree in marketing, public relations or communications or a closely related field is required. The candidate should also have at least two years of experience in creating and implementing strategic marketing plans as well as possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Candidate must have a solid understanding of the content creation and creative processes and be able to manage multiple projects to meet deadlines. Candidate must be familiar with software packages such as Joomla, Adobe Create Suite and Microsoft Office Suite, a wide range social networking sites and email marketing and communication programs such as Constant Contact. There is a preference for the successful candidate to have experience working in a public higher education setting.


  • Create marketing strategies to target constituent groups, such as students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors, community leaders and the general public.
  • Research, plan and coordinate prudent and effective use of advertising dollars in print media, radio, TV, social media, website and email.
  • Oversee development of advertisement campaigns in different media, designed and targeted to unique audiences.
  • Analyze peer organization websites to recommend changes and updates to the Institute website and be knowledgeable about best practices in website communication and design.
  • Track and analyze Institute news coverage and contact media regarding newsworthy Institute events such as press conferences, media availabilities, lectures and other programs.
  • Remain aware of changes to the social media landscape and recommend and implement outreach efforts using cutting edge technologies as appropriate.
  • Coordinate the creation of marketing and public relations materials through campus design, printing and duplicating office and/or off campus design and print shops.
  • Maintain adherence to SIU's established image and branding procedures while incorporating Simon Institute image and branding needs.
  • Effective Date of Appointment: November 1, 2013.

    Deadline for Application: Nominations or applications must be received by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute by close of business (4:30pm) Monday, August 19, 2013.

    Application Procedure: A complete application will include a letter of interest, resume, and three current letters of recommendation addressed to:

    Vanessa Sneed, Search Committee Chair
    Paul Simon Public Policy Institute
    Mail Code 4429
    1231 Lincoln Drive
    SIU Carbondale
    Carbondale, IL 62901

    SIU Carbondale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer that strives to enhance its
    ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a
    diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and
    will receive consideration.

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