The Communications Specialist serves as writer and content producer for the Universityâ™s communications group. In this capacity, s/he works with the media relations, publications, digital communications (including website and social media), marketing, advertising and editorial groups to create compelling editorial, press materials, web content and marketing copy.Â This position requires a versatile self-starter with strategic expertise, prolific output and top-flight writing skills.
The successful candidate will maintain a positive, professional presence while handling multiple assignments within tight timeframes in a creative, fast-paced environment. The position requires the ability to produce a wide variety of written products, including creative, compelling copy; stand-out web copy; intelligent and readable newsletters; brochures and media outreach materials. While understanding of the higher education sectorâ”especially undergraduate and graduate recruitmentâ”is a plus, a proven ability for compelling and evocative storytelling is the primary skill for this job.
Creation of strategically on-target, highly creative and SEO-optimized web content
Organizational Marketing Statement:
With a proud history and a vibrant future, Montclair State University is one of New Jersey’s most diverse and dynamic institutions of higher education. One of four public research institutions in the state, Montclair State is a designated R2 Research Doctoral University by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
Located 12 miles west of New York City on a 252-acre suburban campus which boasts modern, state-of-the-art facilities complemented by green spaces, public plazas and striking Spanish Mission architecture, the University offers a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum with a global focus; a broad variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level; and a highly productive, dedicated and diverse faculty and student body.
The University’s 11 colleges and schools offer more than 300 undergraduate and graduate majors, minors, concentrations and certificate programs, and with more than 120 student organizations and 18 NCAA Division III athletic teams for men and women, Montclair State offers its students a comprehensive college experience.
Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affi...rmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity. Additional information can be found on the website at www.montclair.edu/human-resources/about-us/eo-aa-and-diversity/