University of Alberta
Executive Director, University Brand and Marketing
Competition No. - A107238209
Closing Date - Will remain open until filled.
University Relations (UR) raises awareness and enhances understanding of the University of Alberta, internally and externally, locally, nationally and internationally. The portfolio brings to light stories that showcase university faculty, staff and students, connects the university with its many communities and advocates for the U of A to advance our promise of uplifting the whole people.
The Executive Director, University Brand and Marketing will focus on enhancing the university’s reputation as a top 5 institution in Canada and a top 100 university in the world by protecting and growing the university’s reputation and brand awareness.
The position is accountable for delivering on the strategy as articulated in Objective 6 of the university’s strategic plan, For the Public Good: Build and support an integrated, cross-institutional strategy to demonstrate and enhance the university’s local, national and internal story, so that it is shared, understood and valued by the full university community and our many stakeholders. One of the initial priorities for this newly developed position will be to lead the first strategic initiative of this objective: Discover an institution-wide, comprehensive brand platform (reputation, identity, image, and component stories).
Reporting to the Vice-President (University Relations), this new position is one of four Executive Directors that lead the university’s strategic communications and branding/marketing unit within University Relations. All Executive Directors work closely with both the Office of the VP and other UR leaders to achieve portfolio goals.
In accordance with the Handbook of Employment for Management and Professional Staff (Excluded), this full-time continuing position offers a comprehensive benefits package found at Faculty & Staff Benefits and annual salary range, which will be commensurate with qualifications.
Interested applicants may apply to: https://www.careers.ualberta.ca/Competition/A107238209/
The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.
The ideal candidate will have: