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Marketing & PR Coordinator - Center for Continuing Education MCCCE0218
Opening date: 15/02/2018
Closing date: 01/05/2018
Description: To plan, coordinate and implement Center for Continuing Education Marketing, Public Relations and graphic design Plan in order to contribute to its business objectives reputation and improve market position.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop Marketing & PR plan and provide oversight of assigned marketing projects, including marketing consultation, establishing goals and objectives, providing creative communication direction, exercising strategies to implement marketing efforts, and working collaboratively with AUK personnel and external corporations to help advance the goals of CCE.
  • Coordinate projects with in-house Marketing & PR team, external media buying and creative agencies, and production companies to develop communications to reach CCE goals. This includes managing timelines, presenting work, creating written plans, tracking progress, and working with and providing direction to staff.
  • Plan and coordinate special internal and external Marketing & PR events, overseeing planning details and execution, and contributing a strong creative vision that attracts participants.
  • Design and create advertisement materials, Social media materials, write press releases, speeches, flyers, certificates, publications and create promotional presentation content. The Marketing & PR Coordinator must be an expert with state-of-art software to produce accurate and innovative graphic designs; such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Freehand.
  • Manage CCE media relations, social media accounts, SMS requests and website updates with relevant Marketing & PR and IT teams
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of marketing and promotional efforts.
  • Assist in research and data collection regarding target audiences in order to establish better strategies.
  • Assist in research and data analysis of competitors to improve strategies.
  • Build relationships and interface with AUK organizations, departments and committees to provide efficient and effective marketing services.
  • Develop relationships with potential advertisers externally and internally (such as: Chronicle, Voice of AUK, Alumni Newsletters, Occasional Papers, etc.)
  • Scan for specific activities and trends that might influence, or be influenced by, the Advancement of CCE activities.
  • Stay current in the field of communications, content strategy, social media and issues affecting learning and development.
  • Represent CCE in exhibitions, corporate visits and meetings as required.
  • Serve, at all times, as a champion and advocate of CCE through excellent communication skills.
Qualification: Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications or other relevant field based on position-specific sections above
  • 2 - 5 years of experience successfully coordinating marketing, designing advertisements and promotional campaigns.
Skills and Attitude
  • Excellent written and spoken English and Arabic
  • Computer literate - MS Office, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator, Social Media
  • Excellent two-way communication skills, i.e. the ability to listen to the client¢€™s requests and clearly articulate AUK's needs
  • Demonstrable ability to work as a team player and team leader
  • Demonstrable ability to set goals and develop a realistic strategic plan for attaining those goals
  • Able to present CCE and AUK in a positive manner at all times
  • Excellent organizational skills, Ability to plan activities and maintain an accurate calendar of events
  • Demonstrable ability to return phone calls, email and written messages in a timely manner
  • Able to work with PR & Marketing Team to create and develop excellent marketing materials
  • Able to manage, support and develop strong and effective volunteer teams
  • Patience and the willingness to interact and learn from different cultures
Interested applicants are encouraged to:
  1. Submit a cover letter, and
  2. Curriculum vitae,
  3. Names and contact details of three personal references. 
In completing your application, please quote position code number in the email subject line:
Marketing & PR Coordinator - MCCCE0218
  • The applicant must possess a valid and transferrable residency in Kuwait
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • The position will remain open until filled.
  • Only selected candidates will be contacted.
Information should be sent to careers@auk.edu.kw.
Please submit your Resume/CV for the selected job using the email(s) listed
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