Marketing Associate - Sustainability (Job ID #150267)

Updated: 14 days ago

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications Required:
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business administration, communications, public relations, or a closely related field. (Transcripts are required.)
  • One (1) year (12 months) of professional work experience in marketing, public relations, communications, brand management, or a related professional area.
  • Demonstrated experience in translating complex information to non-technical audiences.
  • Demonstrated experience with best practices in marketing for social media web presence.

  • Note: Master’s Degree in an area consistent with the duties of the position may be substituted for one (1) year (12 months) of work experience.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in Marketing and Communications; Social Marketing; Sustainability; or Environmental Studies preferred.
    • 1-2 year experience with a marketing program, writing for websites, and news media.
    • 1-2 years experience in social marketing, with sustainability or social responsibility preferred.
    • Knowledge of principles and methods for promoting products or services that provide a social good. This includes marketing strategy and tactics.
    • Contemporary social marketing theories with hands-on problem solving; knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods; alternative ways to inform via written, oral and visual media.
    • Microsoft Office, presentation software, spreadsheet software, video creation and editing software, web page creation and editing software.
    • Adobe Creative suite and Word Press.
    • Event planning.
    • Best practices in website content design.
    • Ability to develop and execute marketing, and strategic communications plans to effect outcomes.

    To Apply: For fullest consideration, please complete an online application by clicking the Apply for Position button below.

    Please upload all valid certifications and transcripts within the document section of your online application. Documentation of high school completion (official transcripts, copy of diploma or GED certificate) is required in order to be eligible for this position within the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System.

    All civil service positions require an exam.  The exam for this position is a Credentials Assessment.  You will not be required to report in person for this exam.

    Credential Assessment Exam Scoring Information :

    You will not be required to report in person for this exam. The updated online application and all uploaded, relevant documents, such as a resume and/or college transcript will be used in the calculation of the exam score. These documents should be uploaded prior to the position close date. 

    When completing your online application, please be sure to provide detailed information about your job knowledge and specific duties and responsibilities, as your qualifications for any Civil Service position will be primarily determined based on what is contained in the application. Dates of employment and if employed on a full or part time basis (including number of hours per week) must be indicated for each position held. Additional consideration will be given to supporting documentation i.e. resume, transcripts, licenses, and certifications so please be sure to attach all applicable documents.

    If a degree or college coursework is required, you must provide official transcripts.

    Transcripts/Licenses/Certifications MUST be uploaded electronically to your online application through the "Documents" page on the Civil Service Employment Application (page 4). Be sure to select the appropriate document type before uploading the document.

    If your educational institution provides electronic transcripts, please have them sent to

    If an application and all applicable forms, transcripts, and supporting documents are not submitted by the close date, the applicant/employee will not be considered for this position and will be denied. 

    For fullest consideration, the above mentioned requirements must be submitted no later than 10/4/2021

    We appreciate your interest in employment at the University of Illinois at Chicago. 

    The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  

    This position requires Illinois residency within 180 days of the hire date.

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