Job ID: 2019-9898 Type: Full-Time # of Openings: 1 Category: Arts and Museum Administration Princeton University
The Communications Manager is responsible for the strategic communications for the School of Architecture, including internal and external communications, media relations, and publications, and broadening the impact of School’s public information activities.
Reporting to the School’s Department Manager, the incumbent will implement and coordinate, from conception to final output, the School's day-to-day media relations, and creative, editorial, and design services. He or she will write, edit, prepare and/or deliver information from or about the School through various print materials and publications, press releases, the School’s website and social media channels, and other material as needed. He or she will also ensure the consistency of the School's message and image across all communications media, and coordinate the quality assurance and production process of all the School’s communications.
The Manager will advise the School’s management on the development of communications policies, and may manage a communications budget.
Knowledge and Skills
Bachelor's degree in journalism, public relations, marketing, English or a related field required. Master's degree in Architecture or related field is preferred. At least 3-5 years of experience in a communications or related role. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated editing and writing experience, with ability to edit for grammar, spelling, accuracy, format, and tone. Proficiency with modern publishing and web-based communication methods/tools. Experience writing, researching, and interviewing for publications that ranges from press releases and magazines to blog posts and social media. Exceptional judgement and organizational skills. Ability to manage and meet multiple deadlines with attention to detail and commitment to accuracy; ability to work collaboratively and independently. Success in planning, implementing, and managing communications strategies and translating complex concepts/projects into compelling and clear materials suitable for a general audience. Flexible and must be adaptive to changing needs and priorities. Knowledge of Microsoft Office, (Power Point, Excel, Word) and graphic design software (Adobe Creative Suite 5 or later, including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, etc.) required. Experience managing websites using various software systems (e.g., Roxen, Drupal, etc) and managing social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc.). Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed required.
Experience in a university or college setting preferred; as is a background/education in architecture, urban planning, the arts, or design. Experience with design, photography, and/or video or television production is preferred. Experience working in an academic department within higher education is preferred.
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