Founded in 1886,Yeshiva University(YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.
We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission: to bring wisdom to life through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.
The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University's retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.
The Position: Reporting to the Executive Director and working closely with all Communication & Public Affairs department heads, the Project Management professional is the primary liaison between university clients and the Office of Communications and Public Affairs, acting as both Account Executive and Production Coordinator. S/he builds client relationships and ensures the effective and efficient completion of projects, overseeing scheduling, budgeting, the coordination of creative work, and the approval process. In addition, s/he coordinates external paid media placements for the University.
This position is crucial to the effective operation of CPA, as the department is the hub for internal and external print and digital projects. The Project Associate will work in collaboration with the Director of Creative Services, Director of Advertising and Interactive Media and the Director of Marketing and Communications, as well as with University clients and departments, to support the University's branding, outreach and promotion.
Intake projects and ensure that appropriate internal procedures are followed
Develop production timelines and coordinate with all appropriate CPA teams to ensure follow through; oversee the internal project approval process
Obtain competitive bids with outside vendors for printing and other services; coordinate outside freelance assignments
Coordinate paid media placements with Director of Advertising and Interactive Media and University clients
Act as liaison between University clients and the creative team for the creation, production and approval of advertisements, flyers, banners, print and digital materials
Respond to rush and/or emergency requests and coordinate with the appropriate teams/vendors
Coordinate the media placement of obituaries for the University
Ensure accurate record keeping, file management
Experience and Educational:
Bachelor's degree in marketing, business, advertising or related field; project management courses or certificate a plus
Minimum of three years' experience in publishing or advertising in a corporate or higher education environment
Skills and Competencies:
Ability to use project management software tools
Ability to work with a diverse array of clients, and to effectively manage deadlines and priorities
Communication skills necessary to be effective with clients and internal teams
Understanding of the creative process and ability to work effectively with a creative team
Knowledge of print and digital production
Knowledge of marketing, ad buying and placement
Knowledge of local, regional and national Jewish media a plus
Yeshiva University has been transforming lives for more than a century. Nowhere but here can students have a personal, small college experience while benefitting from the academic rigor of a top ranked research university. Since its inception YU has been dedicated to melding the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life with the heritage of Western civilization, and each year we celebrate as futur...e leaders make YU their home. Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.