CIERA is looking for a new Events & Marketing Coordinator!
This position manages all of the Northwestern University’s Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA) marketing & external communication and is responsible for organizing complex events such as conferences and large public events. Responsibilities include promoting CIERA and its activities (managing web site content & design; creating email marketing campaigns; producing print & digital advertising; handling social media presence; and interfacing with internal & external media professionals), organizing complex events (planning and executing logistics; troubleshooting; collaborating with stakeholders to anticipate needs and ensure excellent outcomes), supporting development activity (liaising with the Office of Alumni Relations and Development; writing newsletters, thank-you notes; and promotional materials), as well as other Center support as needed.
- Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor’s or higher degree; OR appropriate combination of education and experience.
- 2 years program administration or similar experience.
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
- Intermediate knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, email, and database software programs is required, including Microsoft Office
- Website development, including writing web content
- Basic graphic design
- Excellent attention to detail
- Strong communication skills: ability to write and speak clearly, and keep others informed
- Excellent interpersonal skills: being helpful, respectful, approachable, and team oriented
- Ability to manage multiple competing priorities
- Ability to take direction and coordinate between multiple stakeholders and partners
- Takes initiative and accomplishes tasks with minimal guidance
- 1 year experience with event organization, ideally at Northwestern.
- One year of work experience in a research or academic environment.
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
- Social media management
- Mac OS and Apple office software (Numbers, Pages, Keynote, iCalendar, etc)
- Proficiency with Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, and/or InDesign.
Job ID: 41769
Job Title: Senior Program Coordinator
School: Office for Research
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Applications accepted until position is filled.
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