Essential Job Functions:
This position reports to the Executive Director of Marketing & University Communication and assists with communications strategic planning and execution. Implements communications plans in support of the institutional goals and objectives. The Associate Director of Marketing and University Communication assists in providing day-to-day supervision of office operations, annual budget development and management and leading the University’s strategic communications function.
About the Role and the Department:
The Associate Director leads a team responsible for the ideation, creation and distribution of key internal and external communication initiatives on behalf of the University, aligning organizational goals into an annual communication plan and content strategy to accomplish those goals. This role portrays and presents the University and its four campuses in a favorable manner with decision makers and influencers across our target markets and also communicates university messaging and marketing strategy to internal and external stakeholders. This position regularly counsels and advises University Leadership on communications initiatives including working closely with the Office of the Chancellor.
The Associate Communications Director is a member of the Office of Marketing and University Communication and reports directly to the Executive Director of Marketing and University Communication. In support of the University’s intentional student access mission and aggressive student recruitment efforts, the Associate Director of Communication leads the University’s media relations efforts and internal communications and collaborates with and supervises team member(s) responsible for content creation, social media and development of photography and video assets.
The Office of Marketing and University Communication brings UW-Green Bay’s story to life in creative and compelling ways, honoring brand identity and standards, and at the same time, assuring marketing and communications effectively speak to variying target audiences. Utilizing a strategic mix of traditional and emerging marketing and communication channels, the team utilizes an integrated approach that considers both marketing and communication strategies, while collaborating with University and community subject matter experts to highlight UW-Green Bay students, faculty, staff, alumni and academic programs that are on the rise and making a difference in our region.