Under the direction of the Strategic Advisor, Director of Communications & Marketing, this multifaceted communications position will be responsible for maintaining and improving the school's website including design as well as some writing, integrating web and social media platforms more strategically and in partnership with others at Lab, and designing and producing additional online, print and other materials and communications. Specific Areas of Responsibility include: Leading the ongoing improvement of and maintenance of the school's website (add/update content, enhance navigation as needed, layout content on web pages, respond to user feedback, perform site audits to ensure site performance and content are up-to-date, design new page as needed, maintain compliance with brand standards, improve appearance and functionality, etc.)Developing temporary special event sites and pages that may include various supporting architecture including embedded e-commerce tools, forms, etc.Participating in best-practice use and maintenance of institution-wide social media channelsEnsuring social media integration across platforms and toolsWriting and updating brief news stories and information on homepageEnsuring that the website and online outlets collectively serve as a strategic communications tool that supports the business objectives of the institutionDeveloping content in partnership with departments (especially Alumni relations & Development and Admissions) and implementing improved design, layout, and functionality Shoot and edit videos and photos for online use (and other) as neededDesign, format and distribute mass email messages and invitationsEstablish best practices and manage photo assets and archivesIndependently manage widely distributed online/email bulletins from conception to distributionAssist with miscellaneous production and creative projects (i.e. outdoor banners, online banners, flyers, misc print projects) Document events with still photography, podcast recording, and video. Edits and uploads documentation. Requires fluency with audio and video editing software.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Disabled / Veterans Employer.Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process may contact Human Resources by calling 773-834-1841 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with their request.
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