Faculty of Law
University of Manitoba
Full time: 35 hours per week
Salary (Hourly): $26.57 - $34.72
Salary (Annual): $48,357.40 - $63,190.40
Proposed Start Date: 2017-06-12
Note: Some overtime may be required from time to time.
- Undergraduate degree in communications, marketing or other related specialization is required.
- Two years of directly-related communications/marketing experience.
- A background in Law would be preferred.
- An acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Skills and Abilities:
- Exceptional oral and written communications skills with a proven ability to draft and edit copy, produce clear, concise, briefing materials and content for different audiences and a high level of creativity and problem-solving skills are required.
- Must have a proven track record of successful strategic communications planning and implementation.
- Must have effective leadership and relationship-building skills.
- A solid understanding of print and digital communications platforms is required.
- Must have strong time management skills and the ability to prioritize conflicting demands.
- Strong project management skills are required.
- The ability to take initiative is required.
- The ability to work cooperatively in a team environment, both as a team leader and as a team member as the circumstances require, is required.
- A proven track record in working with all levels of staff, administration external stakeholders and others is an asset.
- Must possess a high degree of independence, diplomacy and the ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
- The demonstrated ability to manage a broad range of marketing and communications projects from concept to completion, including experience with communications strategies, print publications, social media strategies, web content development advertising and market research is required.
- A thorough knowledge of the procedures and techniques in marketing and communications is required.
- A satisfactory work record, including attendance and punctuality, is required.
- Supports the Dean on all matters related to marketing and Faculty communications.
- Produces high level quality, accurate comments and articles, and identifies potential new key messages.
- Leads in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of all marketing and communications efforts in areas of strategic importance to the Faculty.
- Researches and undertakes content development and editing across a variety of communications platforms.
- Takes the lead on social media activity and maintains and updates the Faculty website.
- Develops specialized writing projects and content for print and digital publications that promote the reputation of the Faculty and enhances the understanding of and an appreciation for its challenges.
- Works in consultation with the Marketing Communications Office to align Faculty communications and to develop plans for press coverage and external events.
- Writes clear, concise and accurate quality copy ready reports for a variety of audiences and channels, ensuring deadlines are met.
- Assists with the development of a wide range of proposals and policy publications.
- Monitors regional, domestic and international events that are relevant to the Faculty.
- Develops links with the local and national legal community and law societies.
- Oversees and plans international conferences and events.
- Develops and executes programs and events that support relationships between alumni, faculty and the University.
- Works with External Relations to ensure accurate and complete alumni database records are maintained.
- Creates opportunities for meaningful alumni participation in Faculty activities.
- Facilitates connections between alumni and current students to provide opportunities for communication, career counselling and mentorship.
- Utilizes the procurement system to create contracts and order promotional materials.
- Tracks expenses related to marketing and communications for monthly reporting.
- Prepares budgets for various conferences and faculty events.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
Position Number: 17687 / Requisition Number: 2911.CSTS
Posting Closing Date.(Requisition closes at 4:30 p.m. CT): 05/05/2017
Inquiries only (Note: applications must be submitted online): Marcia.Kort@umanitoba.ca