Marketing/Promotion Specialist Senior | University of Kentucky

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Lexington, Kentucky, Department Name: 8M000:College of Communication and Information Job Summary: The College of Communication and Information is looking for a dynamic, energetic Communication Specialist to develop communication materials and assist our Communication Director with several different initiatives. Preferred skills include project management, excellent oral and written communication, video producing and editing, and the ability to work with a diverse group of people on different initiatives throughout the College. Other duties include: Write and edit feature articles for the College newsletters, magazines, and UKnow releases Produce digital images to support written messages Collaborate with other units to ensure comprehensive approach Create high quality marketing materials that reach appropriate audiences in compliance with University and College marketing policies Work with leadership and staff to recognize communication opportunities and solutions Design and execute appropriate strategies to support leadership Design and produce graphics/images, short videos, promotions, and general marketing activities Update College website by adding events, news stories, promotions when applicable A complete application packet will include a resume, cover letter, and a professional writing sample. The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority.

In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID -19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID -19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.  Skills /Knowledge/Abilities: Drupal experience, database software, graphic software programs, video editing software Position Time Status: Full-Time Required Education: BA Required Related Experience: 1 yr Required License/Registration/Certification : None Preferred Education/Experience: Prefer applicant with prior experience writing and editing articles, press releases. Experience developing marketing materials, administering social media, video and graphics production, and editing.

University Community of Inclusion: The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.  As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.  Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources.

These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.






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