Posting Number 2018-5475 Location US-NY-Brooklyn Posted Date 2018-12-20 Union N/A School/Division NYU Tandon School of Engineering (PE1001) Department Name : NYU Tandon School of Engineering FT/PT Full-Time
The RLab, 16,500 square feet of co-working labs, classrooms, studios, and more, is the nation's first city-funded center for research, entrepreneurship and education in virtual and augmented-reality, spatial computing and other emerging media technologies.
NYCEDC and the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment selected NYU Tandon School of Engineering as the administering institution and a consortium of participating universities, including Columbia University, CUNY, and The New School to manage and operate the space, along with a workforce development center at CUNY Lehman College in the Bronx. The new multi-university center is critical to the City's plans to establish New York City as the next global leader in VR/AR and related technologies and will create hundreds of new jobs in the field.
Manager of Communications and Outreach will be responsible for internal and external communication strategy and initiatives for building the RLab's communications, marketing and outreach programs, with a mandate to build and execute a strategy that delivers on the financial and outcome metrics that are core to the Center's success. A key goal of the Center is to engage with New Yorkers and New York communities. The Manager will establish the strategy and goals for community and outreach programs at the Center. The Manager will lead program strategy development, short term and long-term planning and partnership development to support engagement and community building amongst internal and external stakeholders in the Center's ecosystem. In addition, the Manager will collaborate with colleagues across the Center and its partners to connect to relevant activities.
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience: • 2-5 years experience • Demonstrated experience developing and executing high-quality marketing and communications plans, including delivering on financial and other quantitative goals • Technical experience with virtual and augmented reality technologies. • Experience managing teams and evidence of strong coalition building skills. • Experience translating between the strategic, cultural and mission goals of a variety of community organizations.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: • Strong digital and social media marketing skills, including direct response • Evidence of strong written and verbal communications skills • An understanding of the dynamics of virtual and augmented reality, technology innovation, industries and enterprises generally • Good judgment in managing communications and relationships • Ideator. Contribute to the research and discovery stage of new program and Center ideas. • Connected leader with a strong history of developing relationships • Multilingual.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Experience in marketing and communications in a technology and entrepreneurship environment.
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