Marketing Strategist at Stephens College

Title: Marketing Strategist

Location: Stephens College, Office of Marketing & Communications, Columbia, Mo.


Description: The Marketing Strategist position involves working with internal and external constituencies, primarily in conjunction with the Admissions and Philanthropy offices to create and implement marketing plans to guide our recruitment and fundraising efforts. The candidate will work closely with the Digital Media Manager to implement and analyze online marketing strategies, and work on strategic initiatives in media and public relations, social media, publications, website development, video production and advertising.


Responsibilities: Reports to the VP and is responsible for defining and promoting the Stephens brand in a multi-channel environment. The Marketing Strategist will engage in market research and analysis; create and sustain an integrated communications and marketing program that supports the college’s mission and strategic plan; collaborate with campus departments; and develop content and coordinate marketing materials for print, web and video.


Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in marketing or related field is required. Higher education or agency background preferred. Candidates must have experience in project management and market research and analysis; proven analytical and creative ability to target messages to key audiences; and a thorough understanding of current marketing trends and communication tools. The successful candidate must be highly organized, self-motivated and detail-oriented; a problem-solver able to handle multiple projects on deadline; and a strong writer and communicator, with solid relationship-building skills.


To apply: Submit cover letter, resume, references & samples of work to: or Human Resource Office, 1200 E. Broadway, Columbia MO 65215 and complete a Stephens College application.

Applications accepted until position is filled. EOE. A diverse community on campus is valued.


Stephens College, founded in 1833, is the nation’s second-oldest women’s college and is located in the nationally recognized college town of Columbia, Mo. Ranked #29 in U.S. News’ Best Regional Colleges in the Midwest, Stephens enrolls approximately 1,000 students online and on campus.





Susanne A. Roschwalb Grant for International Study and Research

Title: Susanne A. Roschwalb Grant for International Study and Research


Description: Public relations students whose plans include study or research outside the United States are encouraged to apply for the Susanne A. Roschwalb Grant for International Study and Research, awarded annually by the Public Relations Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

The $250 grant is intended to offset a portion of the cost of travel associated with international study or research. Deadline for receipt of applications is June 8, 2012 for international study or research during the 2012-2013 academic year.

Contact:  Questions concerning the application process and completed applications should be sent to:

Weiwu Zhang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Public Relations
College of Mass Communication
MS 43082
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX 79409-3082
(W) 806-834-5967
Fax 806-742-1085

OR emailed to

Qualifications: Full-time undergraduate and graduate students majoring in or emphasizing public relations at four-year colleges and universities in the United States are eligible to apply.

To apply: Applicants must provide a one-page description of their intended international program of study or research, a letter of support from a full-time public relations faculty member, and the completed application form. Applications must be received by 5 p.m., June 8, 2012. For further inquiries, email