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Communications and Marketing Professional

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Position Details

Position Details

Advertising/Posting Title Communications and Marketing Professional
Diversity Statement The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are required to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.
Posting Summary

Provide and oversight in developing a marketing and communications program to support and promote the ongoing activities and achievements of the Vermont Center on Behavior and Health (VCBH) and its COBRE and TCORS Center grants. Responsibilities include: annual communications and outreach planning, oversight, and reporting related to the promotion of VCBH, COBRE and TCORS, and its faculty’s activities and achievements; development of research articles, VCBH editorial and promotional content, and event and news blasts to be posted to the VCBH website and its associated e-newsletter; research, design, and execution of digital and social media advertising campaigns to enhance the visibility of VCBH to students, researchers, and the public; facilitation of VCBH-specific stakeholder and press relations and events; service as VCBH’s public relations and marketing liaison to the University of Vermont’s press relations and marketing departments; oversight of updates and editing of the VCBH website content management system and listserv; development and execution of a VCBH annual conference recruitment and promotion plan; ongoing editorial and copywriting support to VCBH faculty and researchers, including technical expertise on grant writing and abstract development.

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

Bachelor’s degree in related field and three to five years related experience required.
Effective written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail and time-management skills. Demonstrated ability to understand and translate complex and technical topics into compelling, comprehensible, and relevant content for a variety of audiences and delivered across various media required.

Desirable Qualifications

Demonstrated expertise in health-focused marketing, digital and traditional communications, content development and copy editing, and stakeholder and press relations highly desirable. Experience producing and managing website and/or e-newsletter content desirable. Experience creating and administering online advertising campaigns desirable.

Other Information

6-month probationary period required.

Position is contingent on availability of restricted funding.

Special Conditions Contingent on continued funding, Occasional overtime/weekend hours required
Category Biological/Biomedical Sciences
Job Type Full-time
FLSA Exempt
Hiring Min (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 36320.00
Payband Max (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 69010.00
Staff Hiring Band Hiring salary budgeted at mid pay band
Staff Union Code NU

Posting Details

Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.

Job Open Date 03/05/2018
Job Close Date (Jobs close at 11:59 PM EST.)
Open Until Filled No

Position Information

Position Title Communications Professional
Posting Number S1483PO
Department Psychiatry/55750
Position Number 00023813
Employee FTE 1.00
Employee Term 12

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  1. Resume
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