Marketing and Communications
Welcome to the Marketing and Communications division! We are mission-driven, service-oriented communication professionals who deliver relevant content, creative solutions, and measurable results that advance Cedarville University. Together, our vision is to make Cedarville known for the Word of God and the Testimony of Jesus Christ. We look forward to serving you!
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What is a campaign? A campaign is any project or initiative that will require more than one service to implement successfully. This could range from the development of a full marketing plan to a postcard mailing with a dedicated landing page or a new eNewsletter that needs a banner.
The Division provides oversight of the University’s brand image. While this primarily revolves around logos, colors, fonts, taglines, and guidelines for writing, it also includes maintaining a consistent image of personality and culture.
Request your business cards via our online ordering system. All orders placed will be submitted to print within two business days and shipped to the University post office within seven business days of placing your order.
Developing strong, professional relationships throughout southwest Ohio is the goal of our community relations efforts. This is accomplished through board service local communities.
The Marketing and Communications division staff are available as a creative resource for projects as time allows. Contact the Vice President to schedule a meeting to brainstorm an event theme, office remodel, campus experience, or any other box you need help thinking outside of.
Graphic designers produce print and digital pieces such as brochures, postcards, T-shirts, posters, web banners, and PowerPoint slides. to promote University events, programs, and services. Submit a Design Service Request and select the type of project you would like to begin.
Keeping the campus community informed with recent events and faculty accomplishments is the goal of The Buzz and the monthly CU Around Campus newsletter.
In addition to University and sub-brand logos, there are instances where logos, icons, or wordmarks are appropriate for University programs and events. Submit a Design Service Request to begin the process. Contact the Creative Director with sub-brand logo requests.
Through news releases written by our student writers as well as faculty sharing their expertise on current topics, Cedarville's mission is advanced.
As the primary outlet for direct mail, web content, event promotion, and social media, the Division’s goal is to present a unified and strategic voice to our various audiences. Contact the VP for Marketing and Communications to learn ways you can participate.
Standard university name badges may be ordered through the creative services office through a convenient online ordering system.
Photography services are provided both in a controlled studio environment as well as on location for portraits, events, and general marketing. Submit a Photography Service Request to coordinate a photo shoot.
In an effort to keep production costs low, all print projects are quoted to multiple vendors, including Postal and Print Services. Communication regarding deadlines and deliveries are handled by the Creative Services team. Invoices are verified and sent to the responsible department for payment. Refer to Print Vendor Resources to learn how to be considered as a print vendor.
All design and web projects managed by Marketing are proofed and edited based on University guidelines for writing and style. Letters and other University communication may be emailed to the Copy Editor for review. Most proofing is completed within one–two business days.
Using social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and SnapChat, we tell the Cedarville story through video, photography, and messages. The Public Relations department develops and implements communication plans for all official University social media channels. Review our Social Media Handbook and Policy to begin a social media account for your department or organization.
Video services are available for projects related to external marketing projects. Due to limited resources not all video project requests can be granted. Video project requests are granted based on audience, availability of resources, value added to the University, and scope of the project. Contact the Creative Director to discuss all video requests.
The Marketing and Communications division provides strategic oversight to the University’s web presence recognizing its role as the “front door” for future students, parents, and other constituencies. Get started with a new or redesigned site by submitting a Web Service Request.
Writing services are available to support your communication goals. Staff will come alongside you to identify target audience, communication goals, and key messages, then develop copy for client review and approval.