The Senior Communications Analyst works with the Integrated Marketing & Communications (IMC) team to coordinate and implement communication plans for all programs and services offered by UCLA Events & Transportation. The Senior Communications Analyst is responsible for content development, public relations activities, and channel management including all digital communication channels such as web, social media, email marketing and other media outlets. The incumbent will work with the Communications Supervisor to coordinate details of public relations and communication campaigns for services and programs, as well as assist with campaign execution and tracking. The Senior Communications Analyst will foster and strengthen relationships with internal and external stakeholders on behalf of the department. The incumbent will aid in the creation and distribution of internal communication such as multi-media presentations, newsletters, and news bulletins. The incumbent will research best practices for marketing, communications, public relations, transportation industry trends, in addition to other duties as assigned.
Excellent written communication and editorial skills, and ability to write for a variety of audiences and communication channels.
Strong knowledge/familiarity with numerous digital communication channels such as web, blog, social media outlets, and email marketing.
Excellent verbal communication skills to develop collaborative relationships with supervisor, functional areas, senior managers, and other relevant contacts.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in both one-on-one and group settings, using appropriate vocabulary, and taking into account differences in social, cultural, professional, and education backgrounds.
Excellent analytical and creative problem solving skills, with ability to analyze problems, propose solutions and/or make recommendations, and take action.
Excellent computer skills: word processing, database management spreadsheet programs, and presentation software (e.g. PowerPoint, Prezi), including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
Demonstrated ability to write news releases, fact sheets, background pieces, and conduct media queries designed to interest members of the news media in departmental programs, services or events.
Full information concerning the job qualifications are listed on the official UCLA job posting.
UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including vacation and sick leave accrual; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan; various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, the University Credit Union, and much more!
How to Apply: Qualified applicants may apply for this position using the UCLA Career Opportunities website. Go to https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/ and search for Requisition 27897. Alternatively, you may copy/paste the link below into your browser’s address bar:
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