Coordinator, Marketing & Communications in Salt Lake CityUtah


Open Date 08/15/2017

Requisition Number PRN15067B

Job Title Coordinator, Marketing & Communications

Working Title UMFA Communications Coordinator

Job Grade C

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Care Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm

Some evenings and weekends.

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00073 - Utah Museum of Fine Arts

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $25,000-$39,000 DOE

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes


Job Summary

The Utah Museum of Fine Arts is located on the campus of the University of Utah and offers visitors the opportunity to explore over 5,000 years of human creativity with a collection of over 20,000 art objects from classic Greek and Roman antiquities to cutting-edge, contemporary art. Founded in 1914, theUMFAis the state of Utah’s official museum and the University of Utah’s art museum, creating exhibitions and programs to serve a wide array of audiences. TheUMFAtoday is housed in the award-winning Marcia and John Price Museum Building.

This position coordinates marketing and communications to maximize exposure, awareness, and event traffic and to ensure effective internal and external communications, with particular responsibility for digital and web communications. Supports the Director of Marketing & Communications in raising the UMFA’s public profile.


1. Coordinate day-to-day management of and content updates forUMFAwebsite, in coordination with cross-departmental web team.

2. Create and distribute twice-monthly e-newsletter toUMFAmembers and friends. Monitor analytics and make suggestions for improving content, design, delivery strategy, and integration with website.

3. Create content and manage production of UMFA’s print newsletter, the quarterly, which includes but is not limited to developing content proposals for each issue, creating and maintaining deadlines, writing copy, editing, gathering images and image rights, and proofreading. Work closely with Graphic Designer to ensure timely publication and delivery.

4. Write, edit, and prepare written communications and marketing materials as needed, with emphasis on coordinating promotion of Museum events. Work closely with Graphic Designer to ensure timely production of print and digital materials.

5. Attend cross-departmental team meetings as assigned.

6. Support marketing and communications team with other duties as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, or a related area, or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). One year of related experience and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required. Experience in accounts payable and receivable; and knowledge in all phases of production, such as types of paper, typesetting, printing, design, direct mail, and advertising concepts may be preferred.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


•Two+ years of experience

•Experience with Drupal web platform

•Work experience or educational background in the arts

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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