No-Prefix/Senior Marketing Specialist

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

UW-Milwaukee is recognized as one of the country’s top research universities. With more than 190 academic programs,UWMoffers a world class education to more than 25,000 students from more than 90 countries. UW-Milwaukee partners with businesses throughout the region, conducting joint research and offering internships to students enrolled in its 14 schools and colleges. UWM’s 104-acre central campus is located on Milwaukee’s upper east side, one of the city’s most attractive residential areas and home to many faculty, staff, and students.

Position Details

No-Prefix/Senior Marketing Specialist
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

UW-Milwaukee’s Division of University Relations & Communications is hiring a Marketing Specialist for UWM’s College of General Studies, which is the academic unit for UWM’s Waukesha and Washington County campuses.

This position will be responsible for a wide array of duties to include:

  • Creating and implementing a proactive marketing and communications strategy to advance the brand. 
  • Supporting recruitment and growing enrollment at UWM’s Waukesha and Washington County campuses. 
  • Strategic planning, project management, writing, web updates, community outreach
  • Collaboration with faculty members, college administrators and peers in integrated marketing

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or related field.
  • At least 2 years of progressively responsible experience/growth in marketing, communications, public relations and/or journalism.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, exercise sound judgment and handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and successfully execute projects that involve multiple team members and stakeholders (i.e., organizing work, communicating with peers, driving deadlines, etc.) 
  • Demonstrated ability to develop strategic marketing plans to achieve organizational goals. 
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines. 
  • Demonstrated ability to create and manage budgets. 
  • Demonstrated excellence in writing. 
  • Experience in community outreach and/or building strategic relationships.
  • Experience working with Wordpress or a similar content management system to update websites. 
  • Experience working with HTML email systems (such as Emma, Constant Contact, etc.).
UW-Milwaukee offers:
  • Innovative, collaborative, and casual-work environment with flexible work/life balance schedules 
  • Challenging and progressive career development 
  • Competitive salary Excellent comprehensive benefits package 
  • On-site health & wellness programs 
  • On-site affordable day care 
  • Best practice PTO policies and paid holidays 
  • Open communication, recognition programs, and team-building events

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