Marketing and Communications
The Department of Marketing and Communications at ArtCenter College of Design seeks to create greater awareness of the College, its students, faculty and alumni among key influencers by developing meaningful stories, amplifying the brand and creating significant touch points, including a number of special events throughout the year. The department also works with internal colleagues as they serve specific targeted audiences, including prospective students, donors, trustees, alumni, educational partners, current students, faculty and staff.
The Manager of Special Events aids the Director in planning, logistics and execution of all institutional events, including departmental events, exhibitions and other internal and external activities. S/he works directly with internal and external clients on events from event inception to execution, and assists with overall special event department functions (i.e. managing contracts, billing and payment process, etc.). S/he also maintains and distributes a master event calendar and helps schedule facilities for College events. Responsible for management of other projects as directed.
Reports to: Director, Special Events
Department Operations— 95%
Non-Essential Duties — 5%
All employees who know or have reason to know of allegations or acts that violate ArtCenter’s Title IX Policy prohibiting discrimination, harassment, retaliation, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, sexual violence, dating violence, and stalking shall promptly inform the DHR Administrator and Title IX Coordinator, or designee or the Assistant Dean of Students or designee. Faculty with a mandatory duty to report are required to disclose all information including the names of the parties, even where the person has requested their name remain confidential.
Pursuant to the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), all employees who know of or have reason to suspect child abuse or neglect involving alleged victims under age 18 shall promptly inform local law enforcement or the county welfare department.
The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office and event settings with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time viewing computer monitor; interactions with other individuals. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is regular exposure to fumes, chemicals, dust and noise.
Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office or event setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (up to 20 pounds); to operate modern office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Ability to work nights and weekends to attend events.
Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.
Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this job; they do not purport to describe all functions. Employees may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may be changed from time to time as necessary.
ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.