The Marketing & Communications Associate provides support and project management for AUTM and FLC Promote award activities, to increase awareness of the Consortium and Association. AUTM serves the academic technology transfer community, while the FLC (Federal Laboratory Consortium) serves the federal technology transfer community.
Manage Award submission process
Staff liaison to FLC Awards Subcommittee assisting with
updates to criteria/instructions
defining any new awards categories
Assisting Subcommittee Chair in setting agenda for meetings
Communication of notes, tasks, post-meeting
Work with the awards submissions and judging platform (Slayte), to address problem areas and updates
Troubleshoot platform issues
Relay concerns regarding platform to Slayte contact
Create awards submission forms
Test platform before awards cycle opens
Manage judging process
Assist in score tabulation
Coordination of judges' review meetings
Assist judges with platform questions, and technical questions.
Recruit judges within the FLC community
Work with Regional Coordinators to modify “Best in Region” selection process if needed based on feedback from 2023 cycle
Create and order Certificates and trophies
Collect information from awards cycle
Review proofs and communicate with vendors for awards creation and shipping
Plan and produce Awards ceremony
Coordinate with winners to gather information pre and post awards ceremony
Assist with Script writing and PowerPoint presentations
Respond to communications with winners regarding attendance at awards ceremony
Plan and Manage notifications to policymakers
Gather information to create email and social media campaigns
Work with Digital Media Associate to create collateral
Follow up with legislators
Support promotional efforts for winners with other staff
Coordinate the submission process review and selection of the AUTM Howard Bremer Award and Volunteer Service Awards.
Schedule judges' meetings
Support submitters through the application process
Inform winners/losers of the Howard Bremer application process; develop congratulatory emails; provide content for newsletter announcement/press release
Coordinate onsite logistics for acknowledgment at the AUTM Annual Meeting
Provide administrative and data management assistance for the AUTM Licensing Survey and Salary Survey reports and databases
Data entry and verification
Database report generation
Marketing & Communication Support
Provide administrative support for the marcom team including but not limited to supply ordering, proofreading, design support and other duties assigned.
AUTM is the non-profit leader in efforts to educate, promote and inspire professionals to support the development of academic research that changes the world and drives innovation forward. Our community is comprised of more than 3,000 members who work in more than 800 universities, research centers, hospitals, businesses and government organizations around the globe.