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Wise Communications & Stakeholder Engagement Specialist

Company: Iowa State University
Location: Ames
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Position Information:Position Title:WiSE Communications & Stakeholder Engagement SpecialistJob Group:Professional & ScientificRequiredMinimum Qualifications:Bachelor's degree and 2 years of related experiencePreferred Qualifications:Bachelors or advanced degree in communications, marketing, public relations, or a related field.Demonstrated ability to follow brand standards, editorial, and style guidelines to plan and create a variety of content (printed, photo, video) for multiple platforms, including printed publications, electronic newsletters, social media, websites, podcasts, etc.Experience with coordinating event logisticsExperience with InDesign ( Adobe Creative Cloud/Suite applications) and CanvaExperience working with multiple constituents in a corporate, higher education, or other organization or experience in donor or alumni relationsJob Description:SummaryThe Program for Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) is seeking a communications, marketing, and engagement specialist to play a leading role in promoting WiSE's mission of advancing gender equity in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). WiSE supports future ISU students through K-12 outreach programs and events and current ISU students through resources, courses, and programming. As communications and marketing specialist, our new team member will work collaboratively with WiSE staff and students to develop, enact, and assess marketing strategies and materials that enhance the program's visibility with a variety of audiences and attract a diverse group of women and non-binary students to WiSE outreach and undergraduate resources and programming; develop and disseminatecreative content focused on telling meaningful, engaging stories about WiSE resources and programs; and ensure WiSE communications and marketing materials are accurate and inclusive and meet readability, accessibility, and style guidelines.As donor, corporate partner, and alumni engagement specialist, our new team member will be responsible for building and stewarding relationships with our major WiSE donors and corporate partners and for establishing a system for current students to network with WiSE alumna; coordinating events andengagement opportunities so that WISE students have meaningful interactions with WiSE corporate partners, alumna, and donors; and leading efforts to engage and develop members of the WiSE advisory board that consists of 10-15 corporate partners as well as representatives from ISU Colleges, K-12 schools, and community colleges.The successful candidate will have highly effective planning and organizational skills; the ability to work independently and engage enthusiastically with multiple internal and external audiences; dedication to diversityand inclusion; and the ability to communicate effectively in oral, written, and visual formats.Position ResponsibilitiesCommunications and MarketingCorporate Partner, Alumni, and Donor EngagementAdministrativeLevel Guidelines Intermediate-level position with solid professional and/or technical skills working under general supervision to achieve goals Applies broad, working knowledge of the principles of the field to moderately complex, difficult, and varied problems and issues Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action and resolve problems Responds to a broad range of inquiries and requests May provide training and/or direction to lower-level staff May lead projects of moderate scope and complexity Provides guidance to studentsAppointment Type:RegularNumber of Months Employed Per Year:12 Month Work PeriodTime Type:Full timePay Grade:PS807Application Instructions:To apply for this position, please complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae 2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter If you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.Why Choose ISU?Iowa State University is committed to fostering a workplace of belonging, where diversity is celebrated and equity is a core value. Our Iowa State Employees enjoy comprehensive health and work life benefits, including medical and dental; as well as: Retirement benefits including defined benefit and defined contribution plans Generous vacation, holiday and sick time and leave plans Onsite childcare (Ames, Iowa) Life insurance and long-term disability Flexible Spending Accounts Various voluntary benefits and discounts Employee Assistance Program Wellbeing program This job may also be eligible for flexible work schedules and flexible workplace options that may include flexible working hours and a hybrid working environment.Original Posting Date:January 11, 2023Posting Close Date:January 26, 2023Job Requisition Number:R10696

Keywords: Iowa State University, Ames , Wise Communications & Stakeholder Engagement Specialist, Other , Ames, Iowa

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