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Rockefeller University Marketing and Design Coordinator, Rockefeller University Press in New York, New York

Job: IRC24175


Job Title Marketing and Design Coordinator, Rockefeller University Press

Laboratory / Department Rockefeller University Press

Department Description

The Rockefeller University Press publishes three biomedical research journals: The Journal of Cell Biology, The Journal of Experimental Medicine, and The Journal of General Physiology. We are committed to identifying and publishing the highest quality research. All editorial decisions are made in conjunction with active academic scientists, and peer-review operations and pre-press production functions are carried out at the RUP offices.

Detailed Description

Rockefeller University Press (RUP) journals publish groundbreaking research in the life sciences and biomedicine from leading investigators around the world. The Marketing and Design Coordinator will play an essential role in promoting RUP and its peer-reviewed scientific journals, the Journal of Cell Biology (JCB), Journal of Experimental Medicine (JEM), Journal of General Physiology (JGP), and Life Science Alliance (LSA). Reporting to the RUP Director of Communications and Marketing will implement strategies that highlight the impactful research published in the journals and the editorial and publishing policies that benefit the scientific community and provide a best-in-class experience for authors. Will be responsible for the social media accounts of RUP and its journals, adapting to new formats and platforms as communication within the scientific community evolves, utilizing superior graphic design skills to help create and execute integrated marketing campaigns that include email, organic/paid social media, SEO, SEM, display advertising, landing pages, partnerships, print (brochures, reports, posters and fliers) and more to support the initiatives of RUP and its journals, and assisting in planning and executing the logistics of the scientific conferences in which RUP and its journals are exhibiting, presenting, and/or hosting. As needed, this individual may also attend conferences and meetings and serve as a representative of RUP.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, public relations, graphic design or a related field and two to five years of professional experience that required the capacity to manage several assignments simultaneously and adhere to deadlines required. Must have experience with social media management applications (Sprout Social, Hootsuite, etc.) and the ability to capture the voice of the brand a must. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills when interacting with staff, editors, authors, and others, and the ability to troubleshoot or address challenges proactively and independently required. Experience in life sciences or health care is beneficial but not required, as this position will be working with a Ph.D. senior science writer and liaise with editorial staff to ensure accuracy of content. Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (specifically Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign) and have experience using email service providers (Campaigner, iContact, etc.) and creating landing pages. Experience coordinating events, working in a publishing/media environment, and the ability to travel to domestic conferences on an annual basis a must.

Additional Details

The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans