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ASSIST DEAN, MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS
Job Title: ASSIST DEAN, MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS
Job Code: 1010
Job Level: 14
Revised Date: 03/01/2010
Job Family: JF 28
Develop and implement a program of media relations to the school as a leading school to North Carolina as well as national and international media; plan and coordinate publications for the school.
Plan and implement a public relations program to market the School nationally, internationally, and locally within North Carolina; identify newsworthy items appropriate for each market; research and write news releases; submit to the appropriate media source; arrange for additional media coverage as necessary.
Direct activities of contracted public relations firms including review of each firm's strategy to market the School and modification of the strategy as appropriate to best meet School's objective.
Work closely with the dean on internal and external marketing and communication strategies.
Consult with the School's dean, faculty and staff to obtain information on teaching and research activities for distribution to media as well as other news and promotional items of interest.
Conduct interviews, research, and write news releases, articles, and feature stories for University, local, and national publications to publicize and promote School's activities and programs.
Direct the School's publications program to include supervision of the creation and revision of publications, ensuring they meet the program objectives; determine content and deadlines; supervise production activities of publications.
Determine fiscal requirements; prepare budgetary recommendations; monitor, verify, and reconcile expenditures of budgeted funds.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.
Required Qualifications at this Level
Work requires communication, analytical and organizational skills generally acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree program.
Work requires five years experience in public relations, marketing, sales and promotions, student activities, program development or a related field in order to acquire skills necessary to administer publications and marketing activities.
OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
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