Chicago, Illinois, Location: Hyde Park Campus Job Description: Job Summary: The Digital Marketing and Design Assistant uses their experience in digital media and marketing design to execute website updates, email campaigns, and print and web design projects for the University of Chicago Press Journals Division. This position is part of our Journals Marketing team, which handles non-editorial content communication for more than 80 academic journals based on each titleâ™s unique strategic marketing needs. The person in this role will work with every member of our marketing team to complete essential web updates, design tasks, and reporting that serve our journals, editors, authors, and wider scholarly community. This is a temporary full-time position through the end of January 2022. Responsibilities: Perform web updates using a content management system and html. Work with our Marketing Managers and Senior Marketing Analyst to create new webpages in our content management system. Create or update print advertisements, print collateral, giveaway imprints, and other print-based design, as directed by our Marketing Managers. Create or update web advertisements, web design elements, or other digital assets, as directed by our Marketing Managers. Prepare graphic assets for use in reporting. Work with our Marketing Managers to create and distribute approximately ten mass marketing emails per month using the Emma email marketing software. Work with our Marketing, Advertising, and Exhibits Manager to place web ads by updating HTML code through a content management systemâ™s ad server. Work with external print, design, and promotional vendors at the direction of our Marketing Managers to ensure timely and accurate delivery of marketing material. Use existing databases and tools to complete performance analysis that provides information about email open rates and click-through rates, and publicity performance. Complete other related projects as requested by our Marketing team. Competencies: Take direction from multiple colleagues. Manage multiple projects and adjust workflow based on shifting priorities. Proactively communicate with supervisor(s) about shifting deadlines and priorities. Adjust work and design concepts based on feedback from a marketing team. Use existing designs or brand standards as a guide for work. Creativity required. Interpersonal skills required. Attention to detail required. Organizational skills required. Respond quickly and appropriately to emails and queries required. Maintain confidentiality required. Work both collaboratively with a team, and independently with a high degree of initiative required. Education, Experience, or Certifications: Education: Associate degree required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Experience: A minimum of one year of related experience required.     Technical Knowledge or Skills: Web editing using WYSIWYG editors, content management systems, and HTML. Email marketing. Intermediate graphic design knowledge for web and print (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator). Proficient in Microsoft office. Required Documents: Resume (required) Cover Letter (required) The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University’s Notice of Nondiscrimination. Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via the Applicant Inquiry Form. The University of Chicago’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report (Report) provides information about University offices and programs that provide safety support, crime and fire statistics, emergency response and communications plans, and other policies and information. The Report can be accessed online at: Paper copies of the Report are available, upon request, from the University of Chicago Police Department, 850 E. 61st Street, Chicago, IL 60637.

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