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1. Provide leadership to the Poorvu Center by developing and implementing a communication strategy designed to inform both the University community and external audiences about the center's mission, resources, and accomplishments. 2. Recognize the significance of Poorvu Center initiatives and resources and align communications to the University's overall mission and priorities. 3. Guide routine communication with Poorvu Center stakeholders by managing the website and communications to various audiences. Work with the Executive Director to deliver critical information internally to members of our organization. 4. Serve as the primary content creator for the Poorvu Center by collaborating with colleagues to update websites, social media accounts, weekly newsletters, handouts, and publications. 5. Serve as managing editor of the faculty teaching newsletter and news features of the website, which may include text and video content, as well as content designed for Yale news outlets. 6. Consult with Poorvu Center teams to market new educational initiatives to the Yale community, specific external groups, and the general public. 7. Create and analyze reports based on metrics and use data to optimize communications processes. Study communication preferences of staff and faculty groups and adjust operations accordingly. 8. Extend the reach of the Poorvu Center by placing stories and content in media outlets that raise our visibility and increase awareness of our resources and Yale's educational excellence. This may involve collaboration with the Office of Public Affairs and Communications and other strategic partners. 9. Manage the work of external web specialists, graphic designers, writers, and photographers, as needed.
Preferred Education: BA in communications, English, journalism or related field and 5 years experience in journalism, communications, or marketing; or an equivalent combination. Demonstrated experience in developing communications for broad external audiences through a range of media, both independently and in collaboration with diverse stakeholders.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: BA in communications, English, journalism or related field and 5 years experience in journalism, communications, or marketing; or an equivalent combination. Demonstrated experience in developing communications for broad external audiences through a range of media, both independently and in collaboration with diverse stakeholders.
Required Skill/ability 5: Readiness to provide leadership and strategic direction for communication priorities; ability to influence change; familiarity with, or willingness to learn about, particulars of academic communications, such as needs and preferences of faculty, students and staff.
Posting Position Title: Communications Officer, Poorvu Center
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated ability to work independently and to collaborate with colleagues and stakeholders; able to incorporate timely feedback and use editorial judgment with strong attention to detail; ability or willingness to learn how to use data to inform communication strategies.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Director of Communications, Poorvu Center
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated skills in excellent writing for diverse audiences, using varied formats that include, but are not limited to, web, print, news media, and social media outlets relevant to academic settings; skills or willing to learn mass communications tools, video, blogging, and other new media.
Required Skill/ability 4: Track record of a commitment to respecting diversity while advancing equity and inclusion, whether through lived experience, organizational involvement, or personal philosophy.
Required Skill/ability 2: Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills; effective at delivering presentations and public speaking; strong capacity to evaluate and solve communications needs under tight deadlines; ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines amidst competing priorities.
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.
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