About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.
About the Opportunity:
Responsibilities: The Marketing and Communications Coordinator will direct, develop and disseminate all marketing and communications efforts for the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE). This includes developing and implementing an ECE marketing and communications strategy for the department, carrying out that strategy, and quantifying efforts through basic marketing analytics.
The Coordinator's primary responsibility will be the production of marketing and communications materials. They will possess a background in marketing products or services, and designing marketing materials related to digital and social media, print, event promotion and general communications. To achieve this, S/he must possess superior writing and editing skills.
The Coordinator will collaborate on joint initiatives and coordinate marketing efforts with the College of Engineering (COE) marketing and communications team, as well as Northeastern University's marketing and communications department. In addition, they will work with the Director of Administration and Finance and Chair of the department, in gathering and creating department-specific marketing content for marketing output, such as print material, web stories and event promotion.
S/he will work closely with the Chair in determining the basic strategic direction of all marketing and communications efforts. They will also work together on special projects determined by the chair and Director. The individual will work closely with the Director on marketing budget and curriculum promotion, respectively.
The Coordinator is expected to have a deep understanding of department activity within the context of university activity, as well as basic knowledge of the Electrical and Computer Engineering profession. This will involve working closely with ECE faculty to promote their research and successes; and external strategic partners on important events and partnerships.
The Marketing and Communications Coordinator will also assist in managing the several department events such as Industrial Advisory Group, Distinguish Speakers and may be asked to supervise work study students from the College of Arts and Media Design, who assist with graphic design and photography.
This position will report to the Director of Administration and Finance.
Bachelor's degree required, preferably in marketing and communications, or business with a focus in marketing.
Required minimum of 2 years of experience in marketing products or services. 4 years of said experience preferred
Experience designing marketing and communications materials, including print, web, digital and social media
Must possess advanced writing and editing skills
Ability to work well with minimal supervision and in a collaborative setting
Must have basic understanding of managing events
Must be able to consistently produce high quality work under tight deadlines
Must be able to actively contribute to effective communication in a largely decentralized environment
Must be open to constructive feedback
Must be positive, outgoing, diligent, and capable of managing multiple priorities and projects simultaneously, across various stakeholder groups in a dynamic academic setting
Knowledge of Electrical and Computer engineering and academia a plus
Knowledge of photography and video production and editing a plus
Salary Grade: 10
Additional Information: Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.