1. Develops and manages forward-looking strategic communications with video and social media to enhance Yale's reputation and communicate Yale's messages. 2. Produces multimedia content. Identify topics with compelling visual and audio elements to create stories that exploit those qualities, using video, podcasts, infographics, slideshows and other media as appropriate. 3. Works with communications colleagues throughout the school and university to highlight the work of researchers, create a high profile presence, and reach new audiences. 4. Builds relationships with faculty, administrators, departments and students and maintains contact with communications professionals and monitors trending news topics. 5. Conceptualizes and writes creative posts across all social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and other accounts. 6. Participates in regular editorial/content meetings. Propose story ideas to senior leadership. 7. Regularly attends scientific talks on diverse topics to stay up-to-date on research trends at Yale and beyond.
Preferred Education: Strong interest in and knowledge of current public health trends and issues.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Strong interest in and knowledge of current public health trends and issues.
Required Skill/ability 5: Proficiency in video and photography production, editing software and familiarity with content management systems
Posting Position Title: Associate Communications Officer
Required Skill/ability 3: Proficiency with Photoshop and Adobe Creative Suite with the ability to create graphics and illustrations.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Associate Communications Officer
Required Skill/ability 1: Ability to identify, manage and monitor emerging trends in social media, plan posts and ad campaigns to promote events and programs.
Required Skill/ability 4: Well-developed written and verbal communication skills with the ability to use sound editorial judgment, work independently and in a team managing multiple projects simultaneously while adhering to tight deadlines.
Required Skill/ability 2: Familiarity working with social media platforms (e.g., Hoot Suite; Sprout Social and Sprinklr)
Bachelor's degree and minimum of two years of experience in science writing, social media, digital journalism (e.g., video, audio blogging, etc.) or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 59313BR
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