University of Utah Senior Account Executive in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 03/26/2018

Requisition Number PRN16690B

Job Title Sr. Account Executive

Working Title Senior Account Executive

Job Grade F

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday through Friday, 9-5

VP Area President

Department 00339 - Marketing & Communications

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $47,600 to $90,400/year

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Works specifically with University Marketing & Communications (UMC) and the University’s Development Office to manage a wide array of marketing projects. Conceptualizes marketing strategies, objectives and creative platforms to support the Development Office. Coordinates the production, delivery and distribution of necessary marketing materials related to the upcoming Capital Campaign, as well as the ongoing needs of the Development Office.


1.Leadership in managing Development Office marketing strategies, objectives and tactics.

2.Consults with Development Office leadership to determine needs and strategies.

3.Is a member of theUMCteam and will attend all weekly and periodic meetings relating to theUMCteam.

4.Acts as aUMCaccount executive to ensure quality control and timely product delivery.

5.Simultaneously manages multiple ongoing projects with varying deadlines as well as numerous working relationships.

6.Collaborates withUMCcreative team to coordinate the creative concept development for each marketing project.

7.Working knowledge of tracking effectiveness of marketing/promotional campaigns through digital data analysis, includingSEO, Google Ads, etc., and then working to improve future campaigns.

8.Proficient in leading, implementing and maintaining social media strategies to support fund-raising marketing efforts.

9.Supporting and collaborating withUMCproduction manager to procure and place advertising messaging to targeted audiences.

10.Develop and deliver live presentations to various sized groups, utilizing presentation software including Keynote, PowerPoint, Prezi or similar programs.

11.Collaborates withUMCpublic relations team to develop ongoing public relations materials, such as press releases, calendar listings, and public service announcements.

12.Proofreads and edits various materials as needed.

13.This person, while being aUMCemployee, will be housed in the Development Office.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communication, English or related field, plus ten years professional experience in marketing, advertising, copywriting, directing publication projects or equivalency. Demonstrated ability to develop and manage effective print and broadcast media campaigns. Must possess excellent grammar, proofreading, human relation and effective communication skills.

Experience with broadcast production, studio photography direction, postal regulations and costing-out jobs is preferred.

This position is not responsible for providing patient care.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


Familiarity with digital marketing strategies, project management (utilizing project management programs), fund-raising strategies, social media direction, postal regulations and job costing is strongly preferred.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.