Sustainability Communications and Marketing Manager (Amherst, MA)

As a member of the UMass Amherst University Relations team, the manager will lead Communication and Marketing (C&M) efforts to advance the Universitys reputation as a global leader in sustainability. The manager will be responsible for implementation of the UMass Amherst Green Visibility Campaign, a three-year effort to establish the University as a national leader in sustainable-related teaching, research, and campus life.

Minimum Qualifications: Masters degree with two years experience in communications and marketing and three years experience directly related to issues of sustainability; or B.A. with seven years C&M experience and five years experience related to issues of sustainability, such as energy efficiency strategies or behavior change campaign techniques; experience applying marketing principles, concepts, strategies and best practices; strong written and interpersonal communication skills, including presentation and group facilitation skills; record of successfully applying concepts and principles of digital media and social media strategies, metrics and tactics; ability to creatively apply tools to reach communication and marketing goals; technical skills in computer applications for web publishing; ability to communicate with, motivate and support diverse working groups; ability to work efficiently and effectively in a team structure with other professionals and vendors.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in a higher education environment, launching and managing marketing or promotional campaigns, and with Drupal.

The manager is a term position, for a period of three years, with the possibility of extension.

Hiring Salary Range: $47,400 – $60,000

Normal Starting Salary Range: $47,400 – $53,700

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references to: Search #R43131, Employment Office, 167 Whitmore Administration Building, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003-8170. The priority application deadline is May 21, 2012. However, applications will be accepted beyond that date until the position is filled.

The University of Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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