About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.
About the Opportunity: The Communications Specialist will be covering a 4-month maternity leave for a staff member on the communications team in the Northeastern University College of Professional Studies.
Responsibilities: Projects include writing and editing news stories for the faculty newsletter and website, creating editions of the faculty newsletter in Constant Contact and dissemination, editing and workflow management of faculty biographies on the college website, management of the college's social media channels including writing and posting content and interacting with audiences, and managing the college's photo files. In addition, the Communications Specialist will track the communications team budget, request purchase orders, process invoices and track expenditures, and support the Director of Communications in writing, editing, and communications project management. Other major college projects may include supporting the Director of Communications in creating the scripts and printed programs for the 2020 graduation ceremonies; and working on the 2020 alumni newsletter. Flexibility, problem-solving, resourcefulness and a strong interest in higher education communications needed.
Bachelor's degree and 2-4 years of communications experience required.
Demonstrated writing and editing skills.
Adept with Microsoft Office suite and professional social media management
Preferred Qualifications: N/A
Salary Grade: Temporary
35/hours per week. Candidates must be available from late October through early March.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.