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Communication and Events Specialist - Clark University
Location: Worcester, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 169445
Location: Worcester, MA Category: Staff and Administrators Posted On: Wed Nov 1 2023 Job Description:
Clark University's Office of Global Engagement provides services for outbound and inbound students, scholars, and employees. We provide programs and support to people from around the world as they seek to achieve their academic and professional goals. We collaborate closely with our colleagues in Clark's schools, departments, and administrative offices to ensure that our students, scholars, and employees have extraordinary experiences.
The Office of Global Engagement's Communications and Events Specialist will lead the development and management of communication projects including social media content and campaigns, editorial design, brochures and publications for new initiatives, and electronic communications. In addition, this position will plan and execute special events including International Student Welcome, International Education Week and International Student Graduation Celebration.
Respond to questions and concerns from incoming and current students about non-immigration matters.
Develop and maintain relationships with various offices in order to collaboratively create programs for that support the mission of the Office of Global Engagement.
Develop and implement International Student Orientations including reserve rooms, plan schedules, order necessary items, and arrange the schedule of sessions.
Plan and implement International Education Week Programming.
Plan, write, produce, and deliver a steady flow of news, features and other content for use across platforms, including social media, web, video, and digital campaigns that highlights the work of all of the units within the Office of Global Engagement.
Plan and manage the posts for the Office of Global Engagement blog ensuring that all units in the Office of Global Engagement are featured regularly.
Oversee the creation and delivery of the International Student monthly newsletter.
With the campus partners, develop and implement a communication plan for incoming international students and deliver a thoughtful campaign which encompasses emails and webinars to inform incoming international students of key dates and information in easily digestible formats.
Oversee the Office of Global Engagement Graduate Student Workers and distribute assignments and tasks.
Maintain the Office of Global Engagement's and its individual units' websites; review and update regularly and work with MarComm to develop additional pages as needed.
Use data to evaluate the performance of communications and campaigns.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree in Communication, Marketing or a related field preferred.
Three or more years' experience in writing and content development for social media, web, video, audio, and other media. Experience with higher ed preferred.
Outstanding organizational and project management skills and a proven track record of success in a highly collaborative, team-oriented environment.
Excellent written and oral communication skills
A strategic thinker and planner and a collaborative project manager
Fluent in social media networks including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, WeChat, Instagram, and blogs.
Detail-oriented, highly organized, able to balance priorities and take initiative, reliable, and resourceful.
Experience in developing communication and project plans and evaluating the success of the deliverable for the plans.
A commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within Clark's diverse communities.
As of June 1, 2023 Clark University no longer requires employees or students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. However, Clark urges all community members to follow CDC guidelines for COVID-19 vaccination, which recommend that everyone stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines including booster doses. This is important for your own personal health as well as the health of our community.
Clark University embraces equal opportunity as a core value: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.
Clark University offers a generous benefit package for full and, if applicable, part-time employees that include; paid time off, generous retirement plan, group health and dental insurance, life insurance, and tuition, along with use of many campus amenities. For a complete list of benefits for eligible employees visit here.
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Founded in 1887, Clark University is a liberal arts-based research university committed toscholarship and inquiry that addresses social and human imperatives on a global basis. It is the place where Robert Goddard invented the modern rocket, where Sigmund Freud delivered his only lectures in the United States, and where current students stake their claim to the Clark motto, “Challenge Convention, Change Our World,” which is the rallying cry that inspires our community every day. Located in Worcester, Massachusetts, Clark University educates its undergraduate and graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world, and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort. The University’s engages students in such areas as biology, chemistry, economics, geography, psychology, urban education, management, environmental science and policy, Holocaust and genocide studies, and international development and social change. Clark University’s pioneering model of higher education, LEEP (Liberation Education and Effective Practice) compels undergraduate students to thrive in authentic world and workplace settings, and prepares them for lives and careers of consequence.
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