Job Requisition Number: 26331. The Berkeley Global Science Institute (BGSI) partners with institutions of learning, foundations, government, and industry, in the United States and abroad to create centers of research in the foundational sciences that address global problems and build a culture of science.
BGSI works to ensure that scientific research is performed without borders in a meaningful and impactful fashion through global mentoring. The global science model is implemented by recruiting experienced, high-profile researchers in the global science community to serve as research mentors of newly established centers of research, which we term, Global Science Nodes. These nodes are where emerging scholars from all over the world gain unparalleled experience that will launch their scientific careers.
The Berkeley Global Science Institute regularly organizes and hosts international symposia, workshops, and laboratory research programs in order to provide educational and professional development as well as to grow the global science network.
•Under general supervision, plans, develops and implements basic marketing and/or sales plans, strategies and/or events for small or non-complex projects.
•Development of databases to track and follow-up with international researchers that are candidates to be involved in global science activities.
•Databases will also be used to analyze the effectiveness of activities, planning future collaborations, and applying to major funding sources. This will serve as the basis for developing an electronic network that connects global science scholars to one another.
•Social media development and management to increase the profile of the Berkeley Global Science Institute. This includes Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and other platforms. Responsible for planning, implementing, and monitoring the BGSI’s social media strategy in order to increase brand awareness, increase the network and ensure its strength, and improve marketing efforts.
•Drafts and/or edits copy for marketing projects or programs such publications, advertisements, press releases, announcements, et cetera.
•Content creation, in the form of brochures, advertisements, videos, and other marketing materials.
•Creation of a periodically distributed newsletter or magazine highlighting BGSI’s activities.
•Coordinates advertising placements and schedules.
•Maintenance and expansion of the Berkeley Global Science Institute website and increase BGSI's presence online.
•Event planning, including, but not limited to, global science workshops, symposia, and conferences.•Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training •Solid knowledge of marketing principles, concepts, strategies and best practices. •Solid knowledge of institutional products and services. •Knowledge of the campus including its achievements, mission, vision, goals, objectives and infrastructure. •Knowledge of customer service standards/procedures. •Organizational skills and skills in file creation, maintenance and management. •Written and interpersonal communication skills. •Knowledge and ability to work with highly trained researchers from different cultural background. •Content creation skills based on relevant computer software (Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, and other related Creative Cloud software) and proficiency in Microsoft Office. •Understanding and efficiency in website design (either knowledge of html or Adobe Dreamweaver is a plus). •Experience in event planning and organization. •Social media experience: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, ResearchGate. This is a part-time (45%), 6-month contract position with the possibility of extension.
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