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: Knowledge and experience with Wix a plus.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Knowledge and experience with Wix a plus.
Required Skill/ability 5: Proven ability to respectfully communicate and achieve stated goal of project.
Posting Position Title: Associate Communications Officer
Required Skill/ability 3: Proven project management skills with the ability to assess current situation through observation and develop data supported recommendations for alignment/change/redirection.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Associate Communications Officer
Required Skill/ability 1: Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present institutional vision, current information, envisioned or agreed upon changes in structure, to a wide audience of listeners within the institution.
Required Skill/ability 4: Demonstrated ability to navigate difficult conversations with peers, internal partners and members of the public.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated ability to navigate relationships of faculty and students working within the structure of the institution for the improvement of current conditions through discourse and presentation.
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: 63326BR
About Yale University
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.