1) Provide communications expertise on cross-functional project team developing and implementing the Universityâ™s web transformation efforts.
2) Develop original content for the intranet and UChicago.edu, and review and edit content from campus units, to drive faculty and staff understanding and awareness of University operational and strategic priorities and deepen engagement and connection across the University community.
3) Create and implement roll-out and content strategy for intranet; develop and manage editorial calendar that supports the strategy.
4) Oversee intranetâ™s content management system and workflow.
5) Lead internal digital newsletter, including writing and editing content.
6) Co-manage faculty and staff advisory committees and other efforts to gather stakeholder input on functionality, features, and content for the Universityâ™s digital platforms.
7) Partner with and provide digital and editorial guidance to schools, departments, and divisions across the University on strategies to reach the campus community and other stakeholders.
8) Collaborate with the Office of Communicationsâ™ News and Media teams to adapt their content for internal audiences.
9) Serve as liaison between the Office of Communications and Information Technology Service to support the day-to-day technical needs of University digital communications platforms.
10) Assess effectiveness and develop strategies to continually improve/expand web content, features, and functionality.
1) Outstanding writing and editing skills.
2) Strong news and editorial judgment.
3) Substantive knowledge of content management systems and digital communications platforms.
4) Work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment; flexible and adaptable.
5) Experience developing communications plans and strategies that drive organizational priorities.
6) Distill complex information into simple, engaging messages.
7) Take initiative and proactively anticipate and respond to organizational and client needs.
8) Experience with and/or a strong interest in employee engagement, employee experience, and organizational culture.
9) Build relationships with stakeholders and foster collaboration.
1) Minimum of five years experience in communications or a related field.
2) Demonstrated writing, editing, content management, and digital communications experience.
2) Cover Letter
3) Three Writing Samples
4) Reference Contact Information
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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