Cortex is hiring a Marketing Communications Manager to support marketing, communications, advertising, and public relations that will increase awareness of Cortex’s mission and offerings and help foster positive public sentiment across St. Louis’ diverse communities. The Manager will be skilled in storytelling through social media, media pitching and blogging, with use of photography, videography, and graphic design to support those efforts. The Manager will demonstrate expertise in content creation, project and stakeholder management, and have direct responsibility for all social media content and planning. The Manager will possess a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Cortex believes its success is of vital importance to the future growth and prosperity of the St. Louis region and seeks a committed individual who shares this vision, who desires to make a difference, and who wants to be part of a transformative organization.
The Marketing Communications Manager is a full-time, salaried position with Cortex, located in St. Louis. This position will report to the Senior Vice President, Public Affairs and collaborate with other staff members.
Cortex creates space for innovators from a diversity of backgrounds to transform ideas into solutions. Weaving together people, places, and organizations, Cortex accelerates inclusive economic growth in the St. Louis region. We create equitable economic impacts by leveraging high-quality facilities, developing programs that build knowledge and networks, and convening strategic partnerships that attract and support emerging and established companies. Founded in 2002 through a collaboration of Washington University in St. Louis, BJC HealthCare, the University of Missouri – St. Louis, Saint Louis University, and the Missouri Botanical Garden, the Cortex Innovation District (CortexSTL.org) is an internationally recognized hub of innovation and entrepreneurship that is focused on accelerating inclusive economic growth in St. Louis.
Reports to: Senior Vice President, Public Affairs
Supervises: Occasional interns or fellows
Collaborates with: All staff; consultants and contractors, such as design and AV; District tenants and members; and partner organizations.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES. This position will advance our mission by:
1. Content Creation
2. Social Media Management:
3. Project Management:
4. Stakeholder Management:
5. Media Coordination:
SKILLS, ABILITIES AND ATTITUDE. We do not expect all applicants to have all the following characteristics; we are hoping for a mix of:
PREFERRED POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
DIVERSITY, INCLUSION, AND EQUITY
Cortex actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. Cortex is an Equal
Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities
Act) with respect to employment opportunities.
The starting salary range for this role is $65,000-$75,000. Cortex employees also receive a benefits package that includes health insurance, 10 holidays, 20 days of PTO a year, 10%
401K matching after 6 months, merit-based bonus payment and others. Work location can be hybrid between in the office and at home (employees must be in the District at least 2 days a week), depending on weekly needs and responsibilities.
Please submit a letter of interest and resume to email@example.com . We will interview until we fill the position but prefer a submission date of Friday, December 1, 2023.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $65,000.00 - $75,000.00 per year
Supplemental pay types:
Work Location: Hybrid remote in Saint Louis, MO 63110