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NJIT: Manager, Marketing and Engagement

10 Aug 2023 7:43 AM | Stephanie Turkot (Administrator)


Manager, Marketing and Engagement

Center for Community Systems

Reports To:
Director, Center for Community Systems

Position Type:

Position Summary: 
Under the direction of the Director, Center for Community Systems, this position is responsible for promoting the Center for Community Systems and enhancing its visibility and reputation, developing relationships with partners and stakeholders, and planning and managing a comprehensive outreach and educational program that consists of dozens of events (webinars, workshops, summits, conferences) per year throughout the US that focus on brownfields redevelopment, environmental issues, and community revitalization.

Essential Functions: 
- Develops marketing, engagement, and communication strategies for the Center for Community Systems and its grant programs. Develops marketing materials promoting the Center’s engagement and educational events, as well as staff’s participation in such events.
- Develops and fosters relationships with government entities, professional associations, and private sector entities throughout the US to identify opportunities to conduct engagement and educational events.
- Coordinates with Environmental Services staff in support of cohesive Center approach to planning events and outreach.
- Helps plan dozens of events per year throughout the US.
- Manages the Event Coordinator. Oversees the logistical tasks associated with the conduct of engagement and educational events events conducted by the Center (workshops, bootcamps, webinars, etc.), including development of programs/agendas, speaker identification, speaker bios, venue identification, creation and distribution of marketing materials, and refreshments.
- Management of staff includes hiring, firing, conducting performance evaluations, disciplinary actions, and identifying and encouraging various training & development opportunities, all in collaboration with the Director.
- Develops and maintains a schedule of events on a shared event master calendar outlining staff participation/responsibilities.
- Manages the Center’s communication activities including social media, newsletters, and eblasts.
- Assists the Executive Director and Directors in identifying grant funding opportunities and in preparing grant applications and proposals.

Prerequisite Qualifications: 
Education Requirements
- Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, or a related field.

Experience Requirements
- 4 to 7 years
- Technical Requirements
- Experience in working in the environmental field (with a consulting firm or nonprofit).
- Experience in developing relationships with government entities and professional organizations is desired.
- Experience in the development of proposals and grant applications is desired
- Excellent computer literacy, including Microsoft Office Suite, and Adobe.
- Experience with popular online publishing and all social media platforms.
- Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and balance multiple projects over a long period.
- Ability to work independently or with a team.
- Must have a valid driver’s license.
- At the university's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be exempted where the candidate can demonstrate to the satisfaction of the university, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position

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