Marketing Coordinator

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Job Summary:

Under general supervision from Marketing Manager, works independently to manage marketing, media advertising and public relations for Bienen School of Music concerts, residencies, festivals, lectures and other presentations.

Principal Responsibilities:

• Serves as co-editor for promotional materials, including print advertising, postcards, posters, flyers, press releases, social media, email marketing, digital advertising and radio copy.
• In coordination with Marketing Manager, manages a part-time student assistant staff that serves as administrative assistants, copywriters/editors and graphic designers. Serves as primary coordinator for annual hiring campaign.
• Collaborates with Marketing Manager to prepare marketing plans and promotional strategies for Bienen School of Music concerts.
• Updates and maintains content of Concerts and Events web pages.
• Coordinates concert office direct mail campaigns (lists, trades, mail house, etc.)
• Manages the distribution of marketing materials on the Northwestern campus and surrounding community.
• Performs related duties as required or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

• A four-year college degree or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience from which comparable skills can be acquired.
• Two years of professional experience working in marketing, public relations or communications.
• Demonstrated experience in marketing, advertising, public relations, communications, graphic design, music or arts administration.

Preferred Qualifications

• Knowledge of classical music and the performing arts.
• Web design experience.
• Basic video editing experience (including assembly, titling, and captions).

Preferred Competencies

• Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.
• Knowledge of video editing software such as Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, or iMovie.

Instructions to Apply:

To apply for this position, you will need to submit your résumé, cover letter and references through the University's electronic recruiting system, eRecruit, using the job opening number (40752) or the job title (Marketing Coordinator). Please include the names and contact information for three references.
Once you apply, you will receive an email confirming submission of your résumé. For all résumés received, if there is interest in your candidacy, the human resources recruiter or the department hiring manager will contact you. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a candidate is selected.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Members of historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Pay Rate/Range*: $45,000 - $51,500