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The University of California's only school of international affairs, the School of Global Policy & Strategy (GPS) provides a unique resource for training leaders, generating ideas, and building networks for the Pacific Century. GPS is internationally renowned for its innovative programs, superb faculty and outstanding students and now stands among the world's top graduate schools of international relations and is the established leader in its focus on Asia and the Americas. GPS instructs a diverse student body consisting of 50% domestic and 50% international students in MPP, MCEPA, MIA, BA-MIA, MAS, joint PhD with Department of Political Science and executive education programs. GPS also administers the International Studies Program, a fast-growing interdisciplinary program with over 1700 declared undergraduate majors, that offers a rigorous curriculum for undergraduate students interested in international affairs. Offering nine B.A. degree options, three combined BA/MIA program, and a minor program, the International Studies Program explores the international, national and local processes that have, over time, shaped globalization. GPS is also the parent organization to major research centers: Big Pixel Initiative, Center for Commerce and Diplomacy (CCD), Center on Global Transformation (CGT), Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, Deep Decarbonization Initiative, 21st Century China Center, Fudan-UC Center on Contemporary China, Korea-Pacific Program, Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC), Policy Design and Evaluation Lab (PDEL), Laboratory on International Law and Regulation (ILAR), and Japan Forum for Innovation and Technology (JFIT).
Under the supervision of the Assistant Dean, Academic Programs and Marketing, and working closely with all members of the communications team, plan, develop and implement a comprehensive communications and marketing plan for GPS, its research centers and programs, admissions, alumni, students and faculty. Research, write, edit and proof all content, ensuring content is accurate and error-free, for a variety of communication vehicles including web, print, newsletters, media relations, social media and e-marketing. In collaboration with staff from the research centers and other GPS units, manage the social media presence of the school. Ensure team is up-to-date on emerging industry trends in website and print marketing, e-marketing, social media and content development. Other duties as assigned within scope of job description.
Access to reliable transportation.
Occasional overtime may be required including evenings and/or weekends, as workload demands.
Bachelor's degree in writing, communications, journalism, marketing or closely related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Proven experience using journalistic style to write interesting, accurate and comprehensive news and feature articles.
Demonstrated experience managing social media campaigns. Deep understanding of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube and Vimeo.
Advanced technical knowledge and experience in the use of Adobe Creative Suite, particularly InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.
Proven experience writing for brochures, fact sheets, advertising/direct mail, correspondence and other comprehensive materials using correct grammar, punctuation, spelling, editing, formatting and proofreading skills to clearly and concisely convey accurate information.
Proven ability to copy edit own work as well as others.
Excellent demonstrated computer skills (Mac & Windows platforms) including Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, HTML, document/photo scanning/editing, layout and design, creating tables and forms. Demonstrated technical knowledge and experience in the use of Adobe Creative Suite, particularly InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.
Demonstrated ability to use journalistic style to write interesting, accurate and comprehensive news and feature articles.
Demonstrated ability to read and analyze technical or complex content and write communications on those subjects for a general or target audience.
Demonstrated experience developing written content for the web and knowledge of web page design and construction.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.