1. Brand & Communications Strategy. Develops and executes public relations strategy, output, and performance for the department with the goal of increasing media impressions in local, national, industry-specific and alumni media. Creates communications strategy to showcase top technologies available for license. Ensures consistent look and tone for all department communications, including written content, website and social media. 2. Media Relations. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with media representatives. Identifies opportunities to work with other the departments, university publications and the Office of Public Affairs to develop and publicize stories. 3. Content Creation. Assesses the University faculty inventions and student startups for newsworthiness and create compelling news and public relations content. Creates engaging, dynamic content for the public, including press releases, blog articles, website updates, newsletter articles and social media. 4. Outreach. Manages delivery channels for newsworthy content, including updating and maintaining the department websites, social media accounts, and articles for email newsletters, and creating video, print, and on-campus events. Creates websites that embed existing content from Yale and external sites (publications related to the technology, videos featuring inventor, profile on Yale Bulletin and Calendar innovators webpage). 5. Other. Seeks out, negotiates with and recommends external organizations that can provide services that optimize both the cost and functionality of the new communications strategy. Ensures that all communications conform to the University guidelines. Hires student workers as needed to assist in producing copy. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Photography experience and related skills a plus.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Photography experience and related skills a plus.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to quickly grasp and develop an understanding of complex subject matter and translate it into engaging text for a wide and varied audience. Strong computer skills and knowledge of social media and developing technologies such as blogs, podcasts and video streaming. Ability to develop new and relevant skills.
Posting Position Title: Communications Officer 1
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team. Demonstrates a positive attitude that supports the mission of the school and the goals of the department.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Writer - YSPH Office of Communications
Required Skill/ability 1: Excellent writing, editorial and communications skills. Candidates will be asked to bring samples of their writing to their interview. Final candidates will be asked to complete a writing assignment.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to represent the school well and to interact effectively with all members of faculty, staff, students, alumni, development, news media, university colleagues and the public.
Required Skill/ability 2: Ability to meet tight deadlines and to establish clear production schedules.Well-organized and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment.
Bachelor's Degree in a related field and four years of experience in website design, production, marketing, project management or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 50310BR
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