Madison, Wisconsin, Job Summary: The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (DOVS) has built a world-class reputation for cutting-edge research, compassionate patient care, and hands-on training programs for resident physicians and clinical fellows. We are a collaborative department that puts people first, and are looking for a talented Communications and Marketing Manager to help tell our story to the world. The ideal candidate brings strong writing and marketing skills to the table, and is comfortable navigating complex organizational systems. Versatility is key: we’re looking for someone who can craft perfect copy, staff an event booth, oversee the design of our webpage, connect with alumni, tell great stories, manage a budget and much more. No two days are the same in this role, but if you’re like us, you think that’s a good thing. The incumbent will work alongside physicians, researchers, and educators to help them effectively communicate their work to a variety of internal and external audiences. You’ll also help us reach new audiences and expand our reach well beyond the borders of Wisconsin. You provide the ideas, leadership and know-how. We’ll provide the flexible work environment and free parking. SMPH is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged. Responsibilities: Develops and supervises the execution of communication programs and may supervise personnel and/or other resources in support of institutional or unit communication goals. 25% Manages the day-to-day operational unit plans to align with strategic initiatives and to meet established objectives 25% Plans, writes, and edits content for various internal and external stakeholders 10% Plans and directs unit programs and/or projects to ensure adherence to deadlines and budgets 5% Identifies, proposes, and implements new or revised unit operational policies and procedures 15% Develops, implements, and delivers communication materials through various mediums to designated audiences 15% Develops operational plans in support of marketing projects and campaigns including staffing and resource allocation, and oversees execution of operations that adhere to deadlines and budgets 5% Exercise supervisory authority, including hiring, transferring, suspending, promoting, managing conduct and performance, discharging, assigning, rewarding, disciplining, and/or approving hours worked of employees. Institutional Statement on Diversity: Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals. The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background – people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world. For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion Education: Preferred Bachelor’s Degree in communications, journalism, English, marketing, business, and related field. Qualifications: Knowledge and Skills required: -Five years of progressive professional experience in communications and/or marketing in a professional setting. -Extensive knowledge and experience with web technology and web content management systems, graphic design principles and software -Excellent writing and editing skills -Extensive knowledge of social media platforms and management tools -Event planning and event execution experience -Experience with photography and video technology -Experience producing and distributing e-newsletters with MailChimp, Constant Contact, or other digital marketing software. -Experience producing annual reports -Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; must enjoy meeting and working with others -Demonstrated team skills and ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups Knowledge and Skills preferred: -Medical/science writing experience -Experience with marketing to industry -Experience coordinating multiple projects and various internal and external communication channels and projects in a deadline driven environment -Supervisory experience -Experience in an academic medicine setting COVID-19 Considerations: UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: . Please visit for the most up-to-date information. Work Type: Full Time: 100% This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location. Appointment Type, Duration: Ongoing/Renewable Salary: Minimum $70,000 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications How to Apply: To apply for this position, please click on the “Apply Now” button. You will be asked to upload a resume, cover letter, a single document containing three examples of communications/marketing/promotions materials that you have created (one of which must be a writing sample), and a list of three professional/supervisor references as part of the application process. References will not be contacted without prior notice. Please ensure your resume and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position. Contact: Kabao Chang 608-263-6062 Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. ) Official Title: Communications Manager(CM003) Department(s): A536000-MEDICAL SCHOOL/OPHTHAL&VIS SCI/GEN Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable Job Number: 259460-AS   The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7). The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

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