Communications &Marketing Specialist II/III – Jule Collins Smith Museum, Auburn University

Requisition Number        S1546P

Home Org Name            JCSM Operations Budget

Division Name               Jule Collins Smith Museum

Position Title                 Communications & Marketing Specialist II/III

Job Class Code               OC22B-C

Appointment Status        Full-time

Limited Term                 No

Job Summary

Role is a key member of the Communications & External Relations unit at the university’s art museum.

Develops marketing and communication plans to promote the vision, mission, goals and achievements of a school, college, department, alumni or University program directly engaged in instruction, research or outreach.

Researches, designs and composes content for dissemination through a variety of mediums, such as internal or external publications, brochures, posters, newsletters, websites, presentations, development/fundraising materials, press packages, or broadcast media.

Coordinates the production of materials to include content/style editing, designing, printing, photography and/or copywriting.

 Coordinates marketing and communication calendars, production schedules and deadlines, including coordination of work carried out by external vendors.

Submits material to journals, associations or other external media, either proactively or in response to requests.

Evaluates effectiveness of communications, public relations, and/or marketing programs. Prepares press releases and participates in public relations activities, in conjunction with University staff.

Plans and organizes special events and meetings, as well as participation at conferences or trade shows.

May maintain files, databases and electronic records of materials.

May develop and manage a unit budget as well as assist with preparation of contract or grant proposals.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Level             Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution

Field of Study                Journalism, Communications, Marketing or related field

Years of Experience        2

Area of Experience         Marketing and communications services to include print journalism

Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications

 None required.

Posting Detail Information

Salary Grade         32

Salary Range        $42,800 – $65,500

Job Category         Communications/Public Relations/Marketing

Working Hours if Non-Traditional: some evenings or weekends depending on museum functions

City position is located in: Auburn

State position is located: Alabama

Posting Date 04/06/2022

Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.


EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents


Cover Letter

Optional Documents

Letter of Recommendation

Media File



Other Documentation

Examples of Professional/Student Work

Writing Sample

Other Documentation (2)

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

* Do you have a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Journalism, Communication, Marketing, Public Relations, or related field?

Yes No

* How many years of experience do you possess in marketing and communications services?

(Open Ended Question)

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