As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for five consecutive years.The University of Washington, School of Music (SoM) has an opening for a half-time Public Information Specialist.KEY DUTIES:Collaborate with Marketing and Publicity director to develop, design, and distribute print and web materials that enhance the School's recruitment, communications, and event publicity efforts;Design of concert fliers, advertisements, and web-based banners and layouts; Coordination and management of print and advertising production schedule for the School's concert season (100-plus annual events); Creation and management of electronic publications via the UW's Marketo automated e-mail marketing system, including management of mailing lists and analytics reporting; Strategic planning and brainstorming with School of Music marketing and publicity director. Other duties as assigned.REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree and at least three to four years proven experience in print design, digital communications, and project management. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTSProficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, content management systems (Drupal, Wordpress), social media platforms, e-mail marketing. Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy. Ability to manage multiple projects at once and work under tight deadlines. Ability to work successfully in a team environment as well as individually. DESIRED: Ability to design and prepare content for digital and print distribution requiring originality and creativity. Familiarity with higher education institutions and/or marketing and/or working in a complex organizational environment. Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.Application Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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