Manager of Events, Marketing & Communications, Mansfield Center, University of Montana
The Mansfield Center invites applications for a Manager of Events, Marketing & Communications. The Mansfield Center is seeking a communications professional who is proficient at understanding and addressing a variety of target audiences with the demonstrated ability to adjust messaging accordingly. The Manager of Events, Marketing & Communications works closely with the leadership team and external partners to implement a coordinated strategy for engaging with Center stakeholders. This position reports to the director of the Mansfield Center with a dotted reported line to the senior director of strategic communications within the institutional marketing communications sector.
We invite accomplished applicants who have a demonstrated ability to quickly identify critical challenges and collaborate with team members to effectively implement a messaging strategy through social media; event promotion and management; storytelling; and promotional materials. A commitment to integrity and building trusted relationships is essential.
Specific job duties include, but aren’t limited to:
Social Media Oversight:
Marketing, Written Communications & Working with Media:
Web Related Responsibilities:
Materials and Graphic Design:
This position requires incumbent to develop a working knowledge of a refined understanding of Mansfield legacy and support of vision and mission related to democracy and global engagement, as well as a working knowledge of UM procedures and policies. This individual will have potential to learn hiring a communications assistant following demonstrated understanding and assessment of communications practices.
The University of Montana is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who would assist the University in demonstrating its five priorities for action: Place student success at the center of all we do; drive excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, and research; embody the principle of “mission first, people always"; partner with place; and proudly tell the UM story.
About UM and the Mansfield Center
The University of Montana is a unit of the Montana University System with more than 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students and 500+ full-time faculty members. It is located in Missoula, a culturally vibrant community of about 75,000, surrounded by mountain grandeur which was recently ranked in the “top 20 best college towns with a population of less than 250,000” by the American Institute for Economic Research and ranked 9th in Outside Magazine’s “The 16 Greatest Places to Live in America” in 2014. Many national publications recognize Missoula for its high quality of life. Abundant recreational opportunities in surrounding state and national forests and nearby Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park complement a thriving intellectual atmosphere.
Founded by an Act of Congress in 1983, the Mansfield Center fosters globally minded leaders of integrity in support of democracy and international engagement. We honor Senator Mansfield’s legacy of patriotic statesmanship to bridge divides from a variety of perspectives, unified by our commitment to democracy. Our work emphasizes civil exchanges of ideas from a diverse range of viewpoints, the importance of democratic institutions, and role that ethical values play in public life. Our staff is advised by a bipartisan Board of Advisors and supported by citizens nationwide representing government, business, non-profit, education, service and youth sectors.
The Mansfield Center is committed to creating an environment that encourages, enriches and respects the multidimensional aspects of diversity. Diversity includes, but is not limited to, differences based on race, ethnicity, national origin, religious affiliation or background, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, economic class or status, points of view, or disabilities. The Mansfield Center is committed to recruiting and retaining a team capable of creating a safe, vibrant, diverse, engaging and intellectually stimulating environment.
How to Apply:
Priority Application Date:Sunday, February 12, 2023 by 11:59 PM (Mountain Time)
For Application Instructions, required application materials, and to learn more about UM, please visit https://bit.ly/UMJobs3784
University of Montana is an ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran’s Preference Employer