5 years of administrative support or other relevant experience required.
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Advanced knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, email, and database software programs is required
Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in communication, marketing, journalism, health or science communication, or digital media.
Two years’ prior working experience in a relevant area.
Prior working experience, with demonstrated success, in formulating and implementing marketing strategy and developing digital and other varieties of content to achieve measurable marketing goals.
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
Skills/abilities in event planning and management.
Skills/abilities in HTML, CSS, Dreamweaver, Adobe Creative Suite, social media platforms, Canva, and content management systems.
Skills/abilities in online collaboration tools such as Zoom, Slack, Microsoft Teams, Box/Google drive.
Action oriented - Willing or likely to take practical action to deal with a problem or situation.
Coachability - Receptive to feedback, willing to learn, embracing continuous improvement.
Collaboration - Facilitates open and effective communication, cooperation and teamwork within and outside of one's own team.
Collegiality - Helpful, respectful, approachable; builds strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
Initiative - Exhibits energy and desire to achieve; sets ambitious goals and acts decisively; takes action that no one has requested to improve or enhance job results and avoid problems.
Meets deadlines - Displays consistency and success in adhering to deadlines.
Multi-tasking - Demonstrates ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
Organization - Plans, organizes and schedules in an efficient, productive manner; anticipates contingencies and pays attention to detail.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 40155
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.