Director, Marketing Communications

University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame
Dec 10, 2013
Jan 09, 2014
Human Resources
Full Time
University of Notre Dame

Director, Marketing Communications

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The University of Notre Dame ( is accepting applications for a Director, Marketing Communications. The Director will create and implement the Notre Dame Law School Marketing Communications plan. Provide direction and leadership in the development and execution of the Law School's marketing and communication efforts. These include print publications, electronic communications, websites, and Law School events that promote the education, research, and outreach of the Law School and improve its image and reputation with prospective students and other key audiences worldwide. ??Oversee project management to ensure the Marketing Communications Office effectively communicates information about the value and quality of the Law School to audiences including prospective students, donors, faculty, staff, the legal community, and peer law schools. Develop a balanced and integrated approach to the use of communications tools (alumni magazine, websites, video, social media, email, print marketing, events, national and local media relations, etc.). Supervise and mentor Marketing Communications staff.

-Position requires a Bachelor's Degree (4 years) in English, liberal arts, journalism, or related field, and: ?-Significant experience supervising others, including creative teams, and in working across teams on collaborative projects. ?-Professional experience as a writer and editor with excellent skills in feature/news writing, grammar, editing, copyediting, and proofreading is required. ?-Ability to interpret and organize complex information into understandable copy for the common reader and to draft more complex copy for specialized audiences. ?-Demonstrated ability to write clearly, creatively, and persuasively on a wide variety of subjects related to legal education, using journalistic norms and skills. ?-Demonstrable interpersonal skills suitable for frequent contact with faculty and colleagues across the university and off campus. ?-Expert skills and experience in customer service and client relationship management, including ability to work with diverse creative and technical teams and the ability to communicate clearly and collaborate effectively with a broad range of campus constituencies. ?-Strong planning and organizational skills, including a keen attention to detail and the ability to juggle multiple projects and deadlines. ?-Professional marketing experience required.
-Experience in an academic environment strongly preferred. ?-Strong knowledge of content-management software systems is desired, as is experience with visual design and print production. ?-Proficiency with programs such as Adobe Creative Suite (including Photoshop) and e-mail broadcasting tools is preferred.

The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind., adjacent to the city of South Bend and approximately 90 miles east of Chicago. With 1,250 acres containing two lakes, Notre Dame is well known for the quality of its physical plant and the beauty of its campus.

See how you can enjoy the advantages of life in a livable, affordable environment accessible to a multitude of amenities sure to match your preferences. Enjoy them with a University community where a sense of belonging and engagement may be the most cherished feature of all. With many affordable neighborhoods, award winning school systems and of course world-class sporting and cultural entertainment options, there is literally something for everyone here -

Please apply online at to Job #13680 or visit For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program ( in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.

The University of Notre Dame is committed to diversity ( in its staff, faculty, and student body. As such, we strongly encourage applications from members of minority groups, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and others who will enhance our community. The University of Notre Dame, an international Catholic research university, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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