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Position Title
Associate Director, Marketing and Communications

Gallagher Hall, Room 3409

Marianne Skoczek

As associate director, marketing and communications, Marianne Skoczek conceptualizes, creates and produces the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s communications and marketing efforts, including its website, print and online publications and campaigns, social media outreach and other projects.

For five years immediately prior to working at UC Davis, Skoczek had a consultancy, providing communications, editorial, grant writing, outreach and graphic design services to clients in animal welfare and environmental organizations. She served as editor of the quarterly, peer-reviewed Journal of Wildlife Rehabilitation for 10 years, and as publications manager at the Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA (San Mateo, Calif.).

Skoczek’s experience in higher education includes the California College of Arts (Oakland and San Francisco, Calif.), where she was the website and print publications editor, and John F. Kennedy University (Orinda, Calif.), where she was lead editor and writer for all university publications and responsible for media relations strategy and implementation.

She is passionate about professional development and has attended numerous American Marketing Association symposia on higher education and has completed UC Davis certificate programs in cross-cultural competency and in diversity.

Education and Degree(s)
  • B.A. | Oberlin College | English
  • Certificate | UC Berkeley | Art Photography