ISU Extension and Outreach-Henry County Marketing Program Coordinator

Mount Pleasant
Base County
Counties Served

Under the direction of the Regional Director, the Marketing Program Coordinator will work to carry out the land grant mission of Iowa State University Extension & Outreach. This includes advancing the mission of the organization through marketing and public relations; development of new community partnerships; the coordination of educational programming, evaluation and reporting on program areas in Henry County.


The Program Coordinator will:
1. Support and promote Iowa State University Extension & Outreach (ISU Extension) Henry County by communicating with, and providing leadership to targeted community organizations and consortiums. Work to develop new community partnerships that will assist in meeting the needs of Henry County residents.
2. Coordinate marketing efforts to support educational efforts. Serve as a liaison between county staff and ISU Extension personnel to ensure coordination of programs that fulfill the plans and goals of the Extension Council.
3. Oversee all communications and marketing efforts to ensure all brand guidelines are being followed and programs are being promoted through a variety of methods including-social media, newspaper, radio, and direct marketing. Manage all digital content including the county website, newsletters and social media sites and develop relationships with area media outlets to communicate the value of ISU Extension and Outreach programming with the public.
4. Working with staff and stakeholders, prepare and/or ensure the timely preparation and submission of required reports.
5. Provide program coordination by working with county, campus and regional staff to provide innovative, driven educational programming.
6. Perform other duties as assigned by the Extension Council


• Bachelor’s Degree preferred, Associates Degree required.
• Knowledge of the purpose and functions of Iowa State University Extension & Outreach, prior experience with Extension & Outreach preferred, but not required.
• Knowledge of Extension program subject matter: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Human Sciences, Communities and 4-H & Youth.
• Experience working with the public and community groups
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Computer literacy, experience with Mailchimp, Adobe Suite, InDesign, Publisher, Canva
• Experience with social media marketing delivery
• Strong organizational skills
• Group facilitation skills
• Possession of a valid driver’s license and able to travel
• Ability to work flexible hours, including some evening and weekend meetings

Additional Information

To apply, please submit a completed application, cover letter, resume, and three professional references to

Job Type
Part Time
Part time position with hybrid and flexible work options.
Wages (type)
This position will remain open until filled

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.

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