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Company: Arizona State University
Location: Tempe
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Marketing and Communications Program Coordinator - Zero Waste

Arizona State University

FDM FM Zero Waste


Campus: Tempe

Job Description

Facilities Management, Zero Waste, is looking for an experienced storyteller and content creator who is passionate about the impact behaviors can make on zero waste lifestyles and the circular economy.

In this role, you will strategize and execute meaningful ways to tell and share stories that inspire and educate students and employees about the benefits and power of zero waste choices on campus.

This will include content creation and development through multiple media such as written narrative, audio, and visual storytelling. Success will require close collaboration across Business and Finance Communications, the Marketing Hub, Sustainability Practices, and Student Affairs teams to ensure content look, feel, messaging, and branding are consistent and align with ASU's quality standards.

The ideal candidate is comfortable with leading and managing the end-to-end development and production process as well as working collaboratively in a fast-paced environment with internal teams that are dedicated to and focused on excellence in every detail.

Salary Range

To be determined. ASU offers a comprehensive benefits package with the State of Arizona

Close Date


Essential Duties

Create and develop campaigns (i.e., stories) that inspire and share what's possible with individual choices in ASU environments that increase waste reduction, diversion, recirculation, and reuse.
Manage the entire creative process from concept to completion, including launches, timelines, budgets, and student employees.
Produce and direct photoshoots and video production from concept to final posting that support direct and indirect enterprise marketing programs.
Manage and produce digital media content for multiple platforms, including web, social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and YouTube), signage and presentations.
Establish and maintain project production schedules to ensure a smooth end-to-end development plan that meets project goals and quality bar.
Provide artistic, product, and technical direction for deliverables.
Collaborate closely with Business and Finance Communications, the Marketing Hub, Sustainability Practices and Student Affairs partners to shape internal sustainability messaging and maintain ASU brand alignment and copy style.
Work with internal enterprise teams to ensure consistency in storytelling and strategic approach.
Manage external department partners while providing a collaborative environment that inspires innovation.
Bring fresh thinking and ideas, and quickly and reliably develop, produce, and bring those ideas to fruition.
Develop reports and other communication related to institutional metrics.
Provide exceptional customer service when interacting with students, staff, and faculty.
Assist Zero Waste operations as needed, which may include: loading and unloading trucks and handling a variety of recyclable materials.

DAYS AND SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday 7:00AM-4:00PM

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in field appropriate to area of assignment AND two years administrative/coordinator program experience; OR, Six years of progressively responsible administrative/coordinator program experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

Degree in Journalism, Communications, Marketing or related field.

Demonstrated Experience:

In the field of journalism, copywriter, editorial, or art director.
As a creative digital storyteller working collaboratively with a team in a fast-paced content production environment.
Working with worldwide teams for storytelling and production.
Professional working knowledge of digital media, videography, motion graphics, photography, editing, scriptwriting, and storyboarding.
Excellent project management, communication, and presentation skills with a strong eye for attention to detail.
Developing and producing creative content with Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, and Google Drive Apps.
Customer Service.

Knowledge of:

Origination of innovative storytelling, including experience leading photography, audio, and video/film productions.
Social media marketing trends is a plus.
Skilled in leading cross-functional internal teams toward a common goal in a constantly changing environment.

Ability to:

Collaborate cross-functionally as well as the capacity to develop a story independently.
Distill complex concepts into comprehensive and compelling content that connects with the intended audience across multiple media and platforms.
Problem solving and decision-making.

Working Environment

Some work activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse. Required to stand/sit for varying lengths of time and travel moderate distances to perform work. Regular use of standard office equipment and associated computer/technology peripherals. Work activities may also require regular exposure to external environmental conditions including heat, cold, dust, wind, insects, flora and fauna indigenous to a desert climate. Extended periods of walking, stooping, bending, reaching, and kneeling. Lifting, pushing, and/or carrying objects of varying weights up to 25 pounds. May operate forklifts and compactors. Drive University vehicles and/or carts.

Department Statement

ASU Facilities Development and Management (FDM) maintains and services all university-owned property, and develops and constructs innovative and sustainable facilities. FDM's vision is to contribute to and guarantee the success of the university's mission by creating and caring for the ASU campus and environment. We provide quality customer service, effectively steward our resources, and meet the needs of the university through creative and collaborative efforts.

ASU offers a comprehensive benefits package at very competitive rates to enhance the total compensation of its faculty and staff. This package includes low-cost health and life benefits to insure you and your family, a wellness program for preventative health education and screenings, a disability and leaves program for income protection, employee assistance for free and confidential behavioral health services, access to world-class educational opportunities at ASU/UofA/NAU at deeply discounted rates for you and your eligible dependents, disability resources for Americans with Disabilities (ADA), a retirement program with a variety of retiree benefits to ensure your financial security at the end of your career, paid vacation and holidays - and more. For more information, please visit the Office of Human Resources, Benefits website, at https://cfo.asu.edu/benefits

ASU's comprehensive benefits package is a significant part of your overall total compensation - and ASU pays for most of it when you are a benefits-eligible employee. https://cfo.asu.edu/compensation-estimator

For more reasons to join ASU, please visit: https://cfo.asu.edu/why-work-asu

Facilities Development and Management at ASU employment requires current eligibility to legally work in the United States. Facilities Development and Management will not be a sponsor for this position.

This position requires that you must possess a valid Arizona driver's license (minimum of Class D) upon employment and maintain throughout employment. Post-offer of employment, selected candidate must possess an acceptable driving record which is 5 or fewer points in the most recent 39 month period from date of hire.

ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit https://wellness.asu.edu/explore-wellness/body/alcohol-and-drugs/tobacco

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

Relocation Assistance - For information about schools, housing child resources, neighborhoods, hospitals, community events, and taxes, visit https://cfo.asu.edu/az-resources.

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00pm Arizona time on the day indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

Work reference history information for 3 current and/or former supervisors will be requested at time of interview.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of "equivalent combination" in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor's degree is equal to four years of experience.

To apply please go to www.asu.edu/asujobs/ see Req Id# 81723BR

Keywords: Arizona State University, Tempe , MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS PROGRAM COORDINATOR-ZERO WASTE, Accounting, Auditing , Tempe, Arizona

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