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Brand & Advertising Strategist

University of Northern Iowa
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Brand & Advertising Strategist
University Relations
Develops annual marketing and communication objectives; leads the development, creation, production and implementation of brand and advertising programs and campaigns; researches, identifies, evaluates, recommends, procures, manages, and measures paid and earned media activity; supervises the creative team within University Relations; provides oversight for all phases of project management; and stays abreast of new and emerging trends, strategies, technologies and channels.

Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, advertising, journalism, graphic design, public relations or related communications or business field; at least five years of branding and advertising experience; ability to negotiate with media vendors and oversee contract development with media partners; supervision experience of professional creative and design staff; strong working knowledge of multimedia design including use of Adobe Creative Cloud; excellent written and oral communication skills; and experience with strategic planning and market research required. Frequent work outside normal work hours and frequent local travel will be necessary.

Criminal and other relevant background checks required. UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Application materials received by Monday, January 21st, 2019 will be given first consideration. For more information or to apply, visit

UNI is a tobacco free campus.
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