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Communications & Marketing Assistant

Company: Kansas State University
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Communications & Marketing Assistant

Department: 3670020040 Cntr for Basic Cancer Research

Job no: 513454

Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Categories: Administrative / Professional, Communications / Public Relations / Marketing

Pay Grade: 06A

About This Role:

As a Communication and Marketing Assistant, you will be part of the team to increase awareness and support of the Johnson Cancer Research Center and faculty and student research as well as increasing the public's knowledge of cancer and K-State cancer research. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Publicize center activities and achievements
  • Write newsletters and an annual cancer center magazine
  • Develop and administer marketing/promotions
  • Coordinate and provide tours of the center
  • Manage and write content for the website
  • Organize volunteer flier-posting, sidewalk chalking

    Why Join Us:

    The Johnson Cancer Research Center promotes and facilitates nationally recognized, cancer research, educates and trains the next generation of cancer researchers, and provides outreach to inform the public about cancer, risk reduction, and cancer research at K-State. Funded by donations and fundraisers, the center provides cancer research awards to faculty and students conduting basic and translational cancer research that results in improved prevention, detection and treatment of cancer. For more information, please visit:
    Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

    We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

    Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the

    What You'll Need to Succeed:

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Associate's Degree
    • One to two years relevant experience

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Bachelor's degree in communication, journalism, or related field or commensurate work experience
      • Knowledge or experience using Adobe Suite Programs
      • Knowledge of internet and social media sites
      • Knowledge of Associated Press Style Guide
      • Ability to work with various types of computer hardware and other computer related equipment
      • Ability to communicate through use of various forms of digital media such as social media, web posts
      • Ability to effectively communicate through writing
      • Ability to use innovation and creativity in program concepts
      • Exceptional communication skills including strong business writing and oral presentation abilities suitable for university and community interaction
      • High degree of motivation, flexibility to multi-task, reliability, responsiveness and attention to detail
      • Advance proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
      • Demonstrate critical thinking and expresses ideas clearly, concisely and logically
      • Innovative with a "can-do attitude"
      • Experience in video/podcast production
      • Communications experience
      • Ability to work events on evenings and weekends

        Other Requirements:

        • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

          How to Apply:

          Please submit the following documents:

        • Cover letter
        • Current resume
        • Names and contact information for three professional references

          Screening of Applications Begins:

          Immediately and continues until position is filled. For best consideration, apply by August 1, 2022

          Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

          $18.30 - $19.26 / hour

          Equal Employment Opportunity:

          Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

          Background Screening Statement:

          In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

          Advertised: Jul 20, 2022 Central Daylight Time

          Applications close: Open until filled

Keywords: Kansas State University, Manhattan , Communications & Marketing Assistant, Advertising , Manhattan, Kansas

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