Account Manager -525444

About FIU

Florida International University is Miami’s public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit

Job Summary:

The Account Manager assists the Director of Marketing and Communications for the College of Engineering and Computing on the process of marketing and advertising programs for the college. Implements the established marketing and communications plan in support of the university's strategic plans. Translates difficult concepts and highly technical information to the end-user to increase the visibility of the accomplishments and the scope of FIU research.

  • Works with the Director of Marketing and Communications for the college to execute a marketing and communications plan in support of the university's strategic research plans. Works with several departments within the Division of External Relations, Strategic Communications and Marketing to recommend and coordinate opportunities for media placement. Assists with the evaluation and placement of paid media plan.
  • Supports the planning, organization, development and implementation of public relations/communications programs including events which advance the college's public relations and marketing objectives. This includes radio, television, email, newspapers, magazines, search engines and other printed and electronic media.
  • Completes additional research and writing projects as assigned by the Director of Marketing and Communications and/or the Dean of the college.
  • Writes and edits stories headlines; secures photographs; copy edits proofs; writes and post news items to FIU News. Writes articles and briefs for the FIU Magazine and other venues of interest. Assists with other printed and online materials as required, including videos, print and electronic newsletters and advertisements. Writes and produces collateral (print and electronic) as needed.
  • Prepares presentations for the Director of Marketing and Communications and other key personnel involved in external relations and marketing activities related to the college. Provides on-demand editing service to the college.
  • Provides content to update the college's website and ensures that information and links in it are current and accurate.
  • Maintains flexibility and sensitivity to establish and maintain necessary rapport with all levels of personnel and external constituencies. Handles confidential matters concerning the untimely disclosure of which would be detrimental.
  • Serves as a liaison between the college/school/departments and other university units and external groups and individuals, as needed.
  • Works with the Division of External Relations, Strategic Communications and Marketing on collateral materials and marketing to ensure branding standards.
  • Coordinates efforts related to communication programs and publication efforts for the college under the guidance of the Director of Marketing and Communications.

Minimum Qualifications:       

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Media/Public Relations, Communications or appropriate degree and three (3) years of experience in a related field.

Departmental Requirements:

  • Ability to submit 3 published writing samples.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong editorial skills and well versed in AP style.
  • Experience in events management.
  • Degree in Journalism.
  • Previous experience in a communications and/or editorial role

Job Category:

  • Administrative

Advertised Salary:

  • $45,000 - $52,000

Work Schedule:

  • Begin time: 8:30 AM
  • End time: 5:00 PM


  • Criminal Background Check
  • Driver’s License Check

For further information or to apply online visit our website at and reference job opening ID # 525444


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Pursuant to Florida law, any citizen of a foreign county who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of employment or training in China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Cuba, Venezuela, or Syria is subject to additional screening. Applicants meeting those criteria will be required to provide the following information in the application: every institution of higher education attended; all previous employment since the applicant’s 18th birthday; list of all published material, current and pending research funding from any source, including details about the research, your role, funding source, and amount; list and description of any non-university professional activities; any affiliation with an institution or program in a foreign country; a complete copy of your passport; the most recently submitted DS-160 (Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application).


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