Promotional Coordinatory

Posted on October 18th, 2015

• With help from the communications manager, create promotional materials, such as flyers and brochures, “swag” for specified target audiences, and promotional videos
• Write a minimum of 1 blog post, and create a minimum of 2 video or photo essay blog posts during the academic year
• Develop metrics by which to measure outreach success
• Collaborate with the communications manager to plan outreach events
• Individually plan and coordinate one outreach event during the spring semester
• Meet with the communications team every week, and with the communications manager individually every other week to discuss updates
• Attend a minimum of 2 outreach events through the course of the academic year

Time commitment: All of the above responsibilities will be handled continuously, with activity peaks during the solo outreach event and the development of blog posts. On average, the position will require around 5-7 hours of work per week.

• Prior to fulfilling the position, the promotional coordinator will be required to meet with the communications manager to go over confidential sponsor information and discuss what can and cannot (as well as what should and should not) be used in promotional materials and activities.
• Experience in shooting and editing video as well as creative design will be highly considered. Because of this, completion of JTC211 is preferred, but if the applicant can demonstrate skill in the areas of design and video production without this qualification, that is also adequate.
• Be available to attend weekly communications meetings.

• Access to industry professionals from sponsors such as Argonne National Lab, General Motors, and the U.S. Department of Energy
• Food and/or coffee will be provided at weekly communications meetings
• Unrivaled communications experience and something to add to a resume
• Developing a network with engineers, faculty, and other communications individuals.

How to apply:
Send your resume, cover letter, and video/design samples to