Communications & Marketing Assistant

Communications & Marketing Assistant at Kansas State University

$ $18.30 - $19.26 an hour

Department: 3670020040 Cntr for Basic Cancer Research
Job no: 513454
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Communications / Public Relations / Marketing
Pay Grade: 06A

About This Role:
As a Communication and Marketing Assistant, you will be part of the team to increase awareness and support of the Johnson Cancer Research Center and faculty and student research as well as increasing the public`s knowledge of cancer and K-State cancer research. Your responsibilities will include:

Publicize center activities and achievements
Write newsletters and an annual cancer center magazine
Develop and administer marketing/promotions
Coordinate and provide tours of the center
Manage and write content for the website
Organize volunteer flier-posting, sidewalk chalking

Why Join Us:
The Johnson Cancer Research Center promotes and facilitates nationally recognized, cancer research, educates and trains the next generation of cancer researchers, and provides outreach to inform the public about cancer, risk reduction, and cancer research at K-State. Funded by donations and fundraisers, the center provides cancer research awards to faculty and students conduting basic and translational cancer research that results in improved prevention, detection and treatment of cancer. For more information, please visit:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:
Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community .

What You`ll Need to Succeed: Minimum Qualifications:
Associate`s Degree
One to two years relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor`s degree in communication, journalism, or related field or commensurate work experience
Knowledge or experience using Adobe Suite Programs
Knowledge of internet and social media sites
Knowledge of Associated Press Style Guide
Ability to work with various types of computer hardware and other computer related equipment
Ability to communicate through use of various forms of digital media such as social media, web posts
Ability to effectively communicate through writing
Ability to use innovation and creativity in program concepts
Exceptional communication skills including strong business writing and oral presentation abilities suitable for university and community interaction
High degree of motivation, flexibility to multi-task, reliability, responsiveness and attention to detail
Advance proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Demonstrate critical thinking and expresses ideas clearly, concisely and logically
Innovative with a "can-do attitude"
Experience in video/podcast production
Communications experience
Ability to work events on evenings and weekends

Other Requirements:
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

How to Apply: Please submit the following documents:
Cover letter
Current resume
Names and contact information for three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:
Immediately and continues until position is filled. For best consideration, apply by August 1, 2022

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:
$18.30 - $19.26 / hour

Equal Employment Opportunity:
Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:
In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Advertised: Jul 20, 2022
Application Closes: Open until filled

Published 2022-07-21

Kansas State University looks for a Communications & Marketing Assistant in Manhattan, KS 66506 location.

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