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PR Marketing Director College

Company: Maricopa Community College District
Location: Avondale
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

PR Marketing Director College

Job ID: 317753
Full/Part Time: Full Time

Salary Range

$90,670 - $117,871/annually, DOE



Work Schedule

Work schedule is based on the operational needs of the department and EMCC.

Work Calendar

12 Months

Maricopa Summary

Are you looking for a place to work where you can make a real difference in the lives of over 200,000 college students every year?

Would you like to be part of an organization that adds $7.2 billion dollars to the economy and supports nearly 100,000 jobs in the fastest growing county in the United States?

Whether you're teaching, working, or learning Make It Happen At Maricopa County Community Colleges!

About Us

  • Many of our campuses have received grant awards through the to improve undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving institutions program (HSI Program).
  • Commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity and employee groups to create an environment of shared governance
  • One of the largest community college systems in the country
  • 2020 Healthy Arizona Worksites Program recipient
  • Named 19th Best Employer for Women by Forbes
  • 2019 No. 42 in Arizona's Best Employers

    Campus Statement

    EMCC is committed to diversity, inclusion, equity, and employee groups to create an environment of shared governance that supports a diverse and inclusive environment where mutual respect, equity, and understanding and incorporating views from different frames of reference are encouraged and valued; is proud to be a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI).Latina/o/e/x or Hispanic individuals comprise over 56% of our student population.


    The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is committed to providing you with a competitive, comprehensive benefits program that provides the care you and your family need to lead healthy and productive lives. Our benefits are designed to provide support for every life stage and lifestyle in our community.

    Benefits & Perks Options
    • Paid observed federal holidays & additional paid time off throughout the year
    • Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) & 12% Employee Contribution Match
    • Paid vacation, sick, and personal time (if applicable)
    • Multiple health and dental insurance coverage plans
    • Virtual: Reach a doctor 24/7
    • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
    • Maricopa Perks & Gears Discount Program
    • Employee assistance program (EAP)
    • $4,000 Annual professional development growth funding (if applicable)
    • Tuition reimbursement for employee and dependents (if applicable)
    • Revised summer work schedule
    • Maricopa Employee Health & Wellness Program
    • Employee recognition opportunities

    • Job Summary

      Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) is seeking a Public Relations and Marketing Director to work under a learning college philosophy () where learning happens anytime, anytime, anyway, any place. The Public Relations and Marketing Director provides visionary leadership for all public relations, marketing, and communications functions for Estrella Mountain Community College in alignment with the college strategic vision and mission. Reporting directly to the Vice President of Administrative Services, this position will lead a team to develop and implement effective and comprehensive marketing strategies designed to enhance the public image of the college, increase enrollment, encourage partner engagement, and highlight and advance the diverse programs and services of the college. This position supports all of the College's public relations, internal and external communication efforts, communications and marketing campaigns, digital and social media initiatives, and works in collaboration and alignment with the Maricopa Community College District.

      Essential Functions

      40% Provides leadership for the team that executes all aspects of public relations, marketing, and internal and external communications for the college. Creates and implements the college's communication plan, manages and administers all College marketing and advertising strategies, produces and/or directs the creative development of all print and digital materials including the social media presence. Leads the creation and execution of an impactful brand strategy built on a culture of data-driven, high-impact marketing practices for diverse communities.
      30% Manages all public relations for the college and sends out press releases to all media contacts; collaborates effectively for all areas of the college to create positive news for internal and external media. Responsible for all crisis communication.
      20% Collaborates with all college areas to develop clear communication and promotional strategies; informs and consults with executive leadership regarding strategy, outcomes, trends and offers suggestions and input for continuous improvement. Works collaboratively with Maricopa Community College District Marketing to ensure alignment with and support of District Initiatives.
      10% Manages all data analytics related to marketing, including google analytics, social media data, digital advertising analytics, etc, performs other related duties as assigned commesurate to the grade level of the position.

      Minimum Qualifications

      A Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited institution in public relations, marketing, journalism or related field and five (5) years of public relations and marketing experience that includes planning, managing and implementing associated programs and marketing campaigns and two (2) years of management and supervisory experience.


      An Associate's Degree from a regionally accredited institution in public relations, marketing, journalism or related field and seven (7) years of public relations and marketing experience that includes planning, managing and implementing associated programs and marketing campaigns and two (2) years of management and supervisory experience.

      Desired Qualifications

      1. Master's Degree or higher in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications or other closely related field
      2. Experience leading a marketing team and overseeing the development and execution of the marketing strategy
      3. Experience with optimizing online content through social media management, web design/content, email marketing, and digital advertising
      4. Experience with managing the public relations communication in an enterprise level organization and /or public sector
      5. Experience with analyzing marketing data and analytics, social media data, digital advertising analytics to enhance the colleges' marketing efforts

      How to Apply
      • Travel to campus during interview/selection process will be at candidate's own expense
      • MCCCD does not sponsor individuals for any type of work visas
      • Will be required to travel or be assigned to all MCCCD locations
      • May require numerous evenings or weekends
      • May require prolonged periods of standing, sitting and viewing a computer screen
      • May be required to lift or carry up to 25 lbs with or without reasonable accomodation

        How to Apply

        Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume showing how the applicant meets the minimum and desired qualifications. All minimum requirements must be met at the time of the application.

        Additional materials will not be accepted after the job posting has closed.

        Missing materials or incomplete employment history will not be considered.

        Please ensure your materials clearly provide the following information.
        • Clearly illustrate how prior experience, knowledge and education meet the minimum and desired qualifications for this position.
        • Indicate whether former or current employment is Full-Time or;
        • Part-Time employment, to include Adjunct or Associate Professor (must include number of hours worked, contact hours or load)
        • Provide employment history in a month/year format (e.g., 09/07 to 10/11) including job title, job duties, for each position held and name of employer for each position.
        • Three professional references, preferably current and/or former supervisors. If references are not provided in resume upon application, they will be requested at time of interview.

          Posting Close Date

          Open until filled

          First review on December 13, 2022

          EEO Information

          Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) will not discriminate, nor tolerate discrimination in employment or education, against any applicant, employee, or student because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status (including document abuse), age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.

          Title IX

          Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, states: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

          The policy of the MCCCD is to provide an educational, employment, and business environment free of gender discrimination. Incidents of misconduct should be reported to the college Title IX Coordinator, as outlined in policy, contact information is available at this link .

          Clery Act

          The Clery Act is a Federal law requiring United States Colleges and Universities to disclose information about crime on and around their campuses. Crime reporting data for each of the Maricopa Community Colleges, as required under the Clery Act, is available at this link

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