University of Utah Job Description
Provides support by organizing specific functions related to fund-raising activities, sales, special events and public relations which may include assisting with the preparation and distribution of promotional materials and making arrangements for facilities, food and volunteers for special events. Coordinates and assists with various marketing activities which may include advertising, direct mailing, printing, customer events, and trade shows.
Four years public relations experience which includes two years marketing, fundraising or sales activities, or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) required. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required.
Experience writing news releases, producing newsletters and organizing special events and fund-raising activities preferred. Depending upon department of assignment, preference may be given for a background in purchasing, television production, radio, athletics, library or museum.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
The incumbents work independently while performing their assigned tasks, but generally works as part of a team with input and guidance from senior level development staff when performing development activities. The incumbent may be responsible for leading volunteers through fund-raising activities.
Challenges encountered in this position include scheduling and overseeing volunteers to ensure that enough volunteers are trained and available to assist where needed at the events. The incumbent must adhere to strict timelines when coordinating the details of special events.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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