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Creative + Communications Services

The UTO Creative + Communications agency provides storytelling, strategic communications and community engagement to convey UTO’s technological developments and impact on the ASU community. We strive to amplify the human impact of technology at ASU every day. 

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To view more information about each service, please see below:

Strategic Communications

This category encompasses requests for communications adoption plans for new UTO services and products or major updates to existing ones.

University-wide Communications Plan
Select when a new product or service is being developed for ASU-wide usage. Timelines for communication plans are 2-3 months from the requested go-live date.
Communications Consulting
Select when a consult is necessary for the communications architecture of a current or upcoming project. Timelines for a consultation are within 2 weeks depending on the nature of the consultation.
Product/Service Advisory
Select when there is a performance issue or outage that requires stakeholder communication. Timeline for outages: Please request a 24 hour turn around when possible. For maintenance and known updates, please provide a minimum of 30 days.
Milestone Announcements
Select when someone is retiring, beginning a new role at UTO, or celebrating something big to request an announcement be drafted and shared with UTO.
Organizational Change Communications
Select when a UTO department or team is undergoing significant changes (e.g., restructuring) to request an announcement be drafted and shared with UTO.
Internal Job Postings
Select when a new UTO position is open. Posting includes Linkedin as well.
UTO Club Announcements
Select when your workstream (exp. Culture Weavers or Giving Back to the Community) has an announcement that needs amplification.
HR Announcements
Select when a member of HR has an announcement that needs amplification.

Storytelling 

This category encompasses requests for broadcasting stories across UTO and beyond.

Social Media Coverage
Select when you want to publicize on UTO’s Twitter, Linkedin, Instagram, or YouTube. Timelines for social media additions are 2 days excluding video requests.
Article Creation or Review
Select when you want support to create a story (article). This can include writing, content editing, and copyediting. Timeline for article creation is 3 weeks. There is a 1 week timeline for article review.
Website Content
Select when you need content created for a current website, such as promotional text. Please note: UTO Creative & Communications is not responsible for developing new websites. Please ensure a SME/developer is available for continued updates. Timelines for websites are a courteous amount of lead time.
Slide Decks
Select when you need a slide deck created or reviewed for a major event or presentation. Please note: UTO Creative & Commons encourages UTO staff to create their own decks leveraging templates from the Marketing Hub. Timelines for slide decks are 2 weeks minimum.
Media Requests
Select when you are planning to engage with the media and therefore require UTO Creative & Communications support. Please note, with media requests we must engage ASU Media Relations office. Please allow 7 -10 business days for a response from them.
Digital Signage
Select when you need content displayed on UTO digital signage or support on digital signage for an event. Timeline: 1 week lead time.
Print Signage
Select when you need print signage created or reviewed. Timeline: 1 week lead time.

Community Engagement

This category encompasses requests for planning and executing events.

Internal UTO Event Planning (Participants From UTO Only)
Select when you are coordinating a conference, workshop, focus group, or other major internal UTO event (UTO participants only) led by UTO leadership (example: Engage). Event dates subject to availability. Timeline for internal events is a 6-9 months lead time.
Internal ASU Event Planning (Cross-Institution and Participants Across ASU)
Select when you are coordinating a conference, workshop, focus group, or other major internal ASU event (ASU participants only) led by UTO leadership (example: Empower). Event dates subject to availability. Timeline for internal ASU events is a 6-9 months lead time.
External Event Planning (participants outside UTO/ASU)
Select when you are coordinating a conference, workshop, focus group, or other major external ASU event (involving participants outside of ASU) led by UTO leadership. (Example: ShapingEDU Unconference) Timeline: 6-9 months lead time.
Event Consulting
Select when a consult with UTO on the communications architecture for a current or upcoming event. Timeline for event consultation is 2-3 days for meeting to be scheduled.
Event Additions to the UTO Calendar
Timeline for additions to UTO events calendar is a 2-weeks lead time.