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Director - Marketing and Communications

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Community Engagement

Job Title: Director - Marketing and Communications
Reference Code: R-0000771
Job Location: Kansas City , MO
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Communications, journalism, film, TV
Business: marketing
Business: other
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2019-02-01
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Director - Marketing and Communications
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences

The responsibilities of the Director – Marketing & Communications are to build, drive, and support the image and reputation of the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, help foster deep, meaningful relationships with its stakeholders to secure attention, recognition and support from our various constituencies, champion the brand, and defend the University vision.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the annual marketing communications plan for KCU which includes the creation of similar plans for areas of strategic importance
  • Ensures all marketing communications plans/initiatives are established in accordance with the University’s strategic plan and senior leadership priorities
  • Provides strategic guidance and/or structure to the communications, marketing and public affairs team to ensure unified execution and/or implementation of all departmental responsibilities
  • Leads all brand marketing strategy and development with responsibility for oversight of brand positioning materials and correlating marketing and communications strategy and plans
  • Leads relationships with external service providers to ensure materials are being produced at the highest level of excellence
  • Promotes the University as a leader in health care, education, and community involvement
  • Directs the evolution of projects/product development
  • Represents the department and the University favorably and in accordance with established Core Values and expectations
  • Performs other duties as assigned or directed to meet the goals and objectives of the organization.

Job Requirements

  • Leadership experience in marketing, brand management, creative development, communications, social media strategy development and implementation
  • Master’s degree in any discipline with focus on communications, marketing, journalism or related field. Equivalent years of experience may substitute for education.
  • 7+ years of experience in marketing communications leadership with demonstrated responsibility for organizational wide programs and projects
  • 5 years of experience directing creative freelancers, such as illustrators, artists, videographers, writers, and others.
  • 5 years of experience managing and coaching multi-person marketing staff.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office applications

Information and Application Process Instructions

To apply, visit: https://kcumb.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Jobs/job/Kansas-City-Campus/Director---Marketing-and-Communications_R-0000771

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Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers.com

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Shelby Ward as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on www.AcademicCareers.com. Thank you.

Shelby Ward
Please Apply as Included Above

E-Mail: SWard@kcumb.edu

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