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Communications Manager

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Drexel University
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Philadelphia, PA
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Published 14 days ago

About Drexel

Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, a comprehensive global research university and a major engine for economic development in the region. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.

Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the educational and employment experience of its members. The University prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and any other prohibited characteristic. 

Job Summary

Drexel University's College of Medicine, Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership, is seeking a communications professional with strong writing skills and a marketing background to implement and manage the communications plan of the Institute and its programs. The communications manager will report to the Director of the Institute.

Essential Functions

  • Develop marketing, fundraising materials and content for programs. Direct creative execution to provide consistent, targeted, and impactful messaging.
  • Develop and implement communication strategies in consultation with the program and communication team leaders.
  • Serve as liaison to Drexel’s communication offices and external marketing consultants. Manage internal content approval processes for all materials in consultation with the Institute Director. Adhere to all communications policies and procedures.
  • Create monthly newsletter, assemble content, and send via existing Constant Contact distribution list. Manage Constant Contact lists. 
  • Manage speaking requests and associated publicity.
  • Regularly update content for program websites.
  • Manage vendor relationships, including but not limited to printers, photographers, videographers, designers and copy services.
  • Manage program social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn) Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in communications, marketing, or a related field
  • Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative team skills
  • Excellent writing and project management skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree

Physical Demands

  • Typically sitting at a desk/table
  • Typically standing, walking
  • Lifting demands up to 25lbs

Location

Queen Lane Campus, Philadelphia, PA

Additional Information

This position is classified as Exempt with a salary grade of K.  For more information regarding Drexel’s Professional Staff salary structure, https://drexel.edu/hr/career/ducomp/salstructure/

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.

About Drexel

Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, a comprehensive global research university and a major engine for economic development in the region. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    November 5, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Compensation

See below
This position is classified as Exempt with a salary grade of K. See website for further details.

Benefits

All of Drexel's Benefits can be reviewed here: https://drexel.edu/hr/benefits/overview/

All of Drexel's Benefits can be reviewed here: https://drexel.edu/hr/benefits/overview/

Location

On-site
2900 W Queen Ln, Philadelphia, PA 19129, USA

How to Apply

All applicants must apply through Drexel Careers for consideration: https://careers.drexel.edu/en-us/job/496827/communications-manager

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.

All applicants must apply through Drexel Careers for consideration: https://careers.drexel.edu/en-us/job/496827/communications-manager

Please make sure you upload your CV…

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