Position Title: Communications Specialist, Office of Communications, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Posting Number: U2000007
Employer: UB Foundation Activities
The Office of Communications in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences seeks a full-time communications specialist for our medical school marketing communications team.
We create engaging, user-centered content for the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. In this position, you'll support a team of writers; a photographer; and an expert in information architecture, content strategy, and strategic digital communications.
In this position, you will:
manage service requests from our clients
coordinate headshot requests; assist in coordinating other photography tasks
compile our writers' articles and distribute our biweekly email newsletter
update and publish web content; manage content tags; perform other content tasks
assist in developing sophisticated solutions to complex web marketing challenges for our clients
learn how to and perform specialist tasks in the university's content management system, within our sites
manage and post content to our social channels
coordinate with in-school partners to promote their social channel efforts
assist in ensuring compliance with university brand policies
monitor and report site analytics; analyze and offer suggestions for improving performance of key content
From our founding as a medical school in 1846, to paving the way for future physicians, the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences builds upon its proud legacy of teaching, patient care and scientific discovery. Visit our website to learn more about the Jacobs School.
Salary: $28,000 – $32,000
Members of our office must have excellent communications skills, including the ability to compose clear, professional, grammatically correct emails.
Prior experience with a web content management system is required.
Experience with common web marketing tools like Photoshop, Hootsuite is a plus.
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowl¬edge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society.