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Student Recruitment Coordinator - Frontier Nursing University

This position reports directly to the Director of Marketing and Communications.

I.  Statement of Purpose

Work closely with Director of Marketing and Communications to design, implement and evaluate strategies to recruit new students with a focus on recruitment of minority students and students residing in rural and/or underserved areas.

II.  Specific tasks and responsibilities:

1.  Plan, develop and implement recruitment-focused marketing campaigns (print and digital).

2.  Coordinate student recruitment-focused conferences, events and presentations including the management of registration, logistics and event execution.

3.  Coordinate and execute special events as needed.

4.  Measure, track and report progress of student recruitment marketing initiatives.

5.  Monitor and analyze competitors and target markets in order to develop effective recruitment strategies.

6.  Manage student ambassador program.

7.  Manage development and maintenance of marketing materials and promotional items for use across multiple communications channels.

8.  Assist with copywriting, proofreading and editing for recruitment-focused communications, marketing and advertising materials.

III.  Qualifications

1.  Bachelor’s degree required

2.  Knowledge of the principles and practices of recruiting in higher education

3.  Knowledge of admissions policies and procedures.

4.  Knowledge of diverse populations and cultures.

5.  Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.

IV.  Reporting Relations

To apply, send resumes to brittney.edwards@frontier.edu

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Senior Writer & Editor - UK Philanthropy’s Communications Department

I.  Job Summary

The Senior Writer/Editor ensures that UK Philanthropy communication is timely and relevant, and that key strategic philanthropic messaging is presented in a compelling, persuasive and engaging way.

Reporting to the Director of Philanthropy Communications within UK Philanthropy, the Senior Writer/Editor is responsible for preparing strategic campaign messaging, donor profiles, print and digital publication copy, campaign blogs, facts sheets, campaign website content, philanthropy project/campaign video and PowerPoint scripting, as well as reviewing and revising content by UK Philanthropy staff. In addition, the Senior Writer/Editor assists as a writer for “Kentucky Alumni”—the magazine published by the UK Alumni Association.

II.  KSAs

• Portfolio demonstrating experience with a variety of philanthropy and nonprofit fundraising campaign writing styles and mediums, including brochure copywriting, donor profiles, feature stories, web content, blogs, fact sheets, PowerPoint presentations, video scripts, etc. preferred.

• Ability to multi-task and produce a high volume of work under tight deadlines required.

• Ability to gather news, information, research, data, and supportive documentation while assuring accuracy and relevance required.

• Proven excellence in writing skills, including spelling and grammar required.

• Ability to work effectively and collaborate in a team environment, both from a creative and executional standpoint required.

• Knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word and PowerPoint required.

• Familiarity with the culture and mission of a major research university helpful.

III.  Educational Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in English, Creative Writing, or Communication required.

• Portfolio demonstrating five years of experience in written philanthropy or nonprofit communications preferred, preferably within a college, university or nonprofit organization’s communications and/or marketing department or respected news organization.

• Five years of experience proofreading, and familiarity with various external and internal style guides, including Chicago Manual of Style and AP Style, preferred.

Apply on or before December 7, 2017 at https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/167162

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Graphic Artist - UK Philanthropy’s Communications Department

I.  Job Summar

Reporting to the Director of Creative Services, the Graphic Designer/Production Assistant will execute graphics and assist with production related functions; update and produce UK Philanthropy marketing and business collateral materials, including design and production of materials for UK Women & Philanthropy, UK Fellows, Society of 1865, and other donor societies supported by UK Philanthropy; and assist with the design and production of UK Philanthropy and campaign-related advertising, email, digital messaging, photography, and limited video services.

II.  KSAs

  •  Exceptional proficiency with PC-based design applications for in-house production, including Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat
  •   Demonstrated understanding of branding and visual creativity with the integration of typographic, photographic, illustrative and graphic elements.
  •   Knowledge of graphic file formats, pre-press, print and digital production methods.
  •   Experience in developing strong working relationships with external production partners.
  •   Experience with a nonprofit organization helpful, but not required.

III.  Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Art or a related discipline preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a print and digital design-related function and/or assistant role.
  • Driver’s license preferred.

Apply on or before December 7, 2017 at https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/167170