Assistant Director, Marketing & Communications

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS

Job Title

Assistant Director, Marketing & Communications


Texas A&M University


Texas A&M University School Of Law

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

Fort Worth, Texas

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Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .

Who we are

At Texas A&M University School of Law, we instill in our graduates knowledge of the law, key professional skills and core values that set the Aggie Lawyer apart. Texas A&M University School of Law is an integral part of Texas A&M University, one of a select few institutions nationwide to hold land grant, sea grant and space grant designations. As Texas' first public institution, Texas A&M offers 101 doctoral programs and 151 master’s programs, in addition to the J.D. law degree. Many of these programs have attained top rankings and national recognition for quality by the National Research Council (NRC).

What we want

We are inviting applications to be a part of our pioneering school, serving in our Assistant Director, Marketing and Communications position. Under guidance of the Senior Director, Marketing & Communications, this person will manage the development and implementation of the department's various projects. They will also act as a point of contact for internal clients and external production vendors, and assist with content development where necessary. Our selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) as stated above. This leading role calls for excellent verbal and written communication skills and presentation skills, meticulous attention to detail, and ability to demonstrate proficiency with marketing platforms, social media management and project management. If you can take our unit to new heights, and you have the desired expertise and experience, then we encourage you to apply for this great opportunity.

What you need to know

Work Location: Fort Worth

Salary Range: $65,000.00 - $71,000.00 (Compensation will be commensurate to selected candidate's experience)

COVID-19 information:  Texas A&M University monitors local, state and federally mandated health guidelines to keep students, employees, prospective employees, and visitors as safe as possible. For the latest information regarding Texas A&M’s COVID-19 response, please visit the University’s COVID-19 website . For COVID-19 employment-related information, please visit the Division of Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness’ COVID-19 website .

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Six years of marketing and/or communication experience

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and presentation skills

  • Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others

Other Requirements:

  • Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends throughout the year

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s in marketing, communications, or public relations

  • Experience building and maintaining processes and systems to support marketing and communications efforts

  • Some prior supervisory experience

  • Experience customizing and build-out of project management platforms/systems

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud applications preferred

  • Proficiency with marketing, CRM and CMS platforms (HubSpot or similar)

  • Proficiency with communications, project management and collaboration platforms (similar to Trello, Wrike, Monday, MS Teams, Slack, etc.)

  • Knowledge of social media management best practices and tools

  • Ability to own projects, while cheerfully collaborating and adjusting to shifting priorities

  • Pay attention to detail


  • Direction and Implementation - Participates in developing departmental marketing and communication strategic plans based on department goals. Plans the marketing and communication budget under the Senior Director's supervision. Participates in planning, directing, and coordinating marketing and communication related operational or procedural matters to meet department goals and objectives. Develops, implements, coordinates, and evaluates marketing and communication programs. Develops reports, analyses, and surveys as requested by the Senior Director. Oversees the development and implementation of marketing and communications projects such as traditional and digital marketing campaigns, reputation management, media/PR, social media planning and implementation, events, etc. Establishes and maintains processes, systems and workflows to ensure cohesive operations within the department and in cohesion with the strategic priorities of the law school. Conducts data analysis of marketing efforts and makes recommendations to ensure effectiveness.

  • Client/Vendor Management - Serves as a point of contact for internal client relations. Oversees scheduling, coordination, and implementation of requests from across the school’s faculty and various departments. Oversees internal and external partners such as designers, illustrators, writers, and developers. Oversees the work, evaluates vendors, negotiates rates, makes purchases, and makes decisions on design, costs, etc.; this includes conferring with the Senior Director, Deans, faculty and other staff regarding all aspect of the projects.

  • Content development and support - Contributes to content development (writing, designing, producing) when necessary to ensure timely execution and quality. Handles special projects as assigned by the Senior Director. Supports event management and external relations staff and projects as necessary, which includes communications and promotion planning for events, communications planning for external relations, and direct involvement in events and dealing with the various audiences. As necessary, supports internal (faculty, staff, student) communications, which includes helping plan, manage, and implement communications for departments on campus. These departments may include IT, HR, Student Affairs, the Dean's office, etc.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University and TAMHSC, must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

In accordance with the federal contractor vaccination mandate , specific facilities at The Texas A&M System may be considered a covered contractor workplace with covered contractor employees. Therefore, successful applicants for this position may be subject to the federal mandate and will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless an approved medical or religious accommodation is in place.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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