Reporting to the Director of Conference and Event Services, this position is responsible for assisting in the development, planning, and implementation of communication and marketing tactics for Portland State services including Smith Memorial Student Union (SMSU) and Conference & Event Services (CESO). Working closely with leadership teams and the Senior Coordinator, the Coordinator assists in the creation, enhancement and maintenance of all promotional materials—print, digital and in person—for venues including SMSU, Viking Pavilion, and Hoffman Hall.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or related field, plus one-three years related experience
Evidence of experience or ability to coordinate multiple simultaneous projects
Demonstrated skills in web management and social networking for business
Demonstrated ability to provide creative direction to graphic designers.
Demonstrated skills in writing press releases, newsletters and web-content
Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate with a wide variety of stakeholders
Demonstrated ability to manage basic video productions
Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with a variety of individuals at all levels within the organization
Must be able to mentor and oversee students
Ability to work varied hours including evenings and weekends
Master’s with 1+ year of related experience
Knowledge of Drupal or other content management systems
Basic knowledge of design software and applications including: Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
Demonstrated ability to mentor, teach, train, and evaluate young para-professional students in marketing
Working knowledge of ASANA or other project management software
Involvement with a professional association like PRSA, AMA, or NIRSA.
Internal Number: 29168
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Located in Portland, Oregon, one of the nation's most livable cities, the University's innovative approach to education combines academic rigor in the classroom with field-based experiences through internships and classroom projects with community partners. The University's 49-acre downtown campus exhibits Portland State's commitment to sustainability with green buildings, while many of the 124 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees incorporate sustainability into the curriculum. PSU's motto, "Let Knowledge Serve the City," inspires the teaching and research of an accomplished faculty whose work and students span the globe. PSU seeks talented individuals who understand our values and strategic goals and enjoy sharing ideas and collaborating in an environment of mutual respect to achieve those values and goals. We are committed to leading through engagement and seek individuals who support this strategy. Engagement describes Portland State's collaborative approach to the exchange of knowledge and resources with local, regional, national, and global partners for mutual benefit of students, faculty, and the community. As a component of the Diversity Action Plan and the President's... Strategic Mission of achieving global excellence, Portland State University strives to become an institution that is recognized nationally and internationally for the accomplishments of its faculty, the reputation of its programs, and the preparation of it students as world citizens. For more information visit http://www.pdx.edu/about-portland-state