Job No: 495470 Work Type: Staff Full-time Department: Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law Location: Brookdale Center, 55 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY Categories: Communications/Marketing/Media, Legal
The Communications Associate, Alumni Relations Specialist is responsible for writing and editing a wide range of content including a biweekly alumni newsletter, print and digital profiles, social media posts and magazine articles. This individual will assist in managing, writing, editing and publishing website content, as well as attending and covering law school events. As part of a full service academic communications office, this person will report to the director of digital marketing and communications.
Coordinate with the Alumni Affairs and Institutional Advancement Departments on digital newsletter writing, editing and publishing
Assisting in the creation of social media content about faculty and alumni achievements
Cover law school panels, symposia, and talks writing compelling synopsis, taking photos and publishing online and in digital formats for the wider community
Assist in digital invitations, writing, editing, gathering photography
Website management and updates of alumni and other sections
Experience & Educational Background:
Bachelor's Degree. Coursework in digital content creation, communications
Work experience in communications, marketing
Demonstrated experience working on social media campaigns, with knowledge of best practices for institutions
Ability to maintain production schedules, working with other departments, delivering results on schedule
Experience with website management in drupal CMS preferred
Proven ability to juggle multiple assignments
Skills & Competencies:
Excellent writing, editing and proofing skills
A keen eye for narrative story development within an academic community
Strong interviewing skills
Knowledge of and interest in social justice and other legal issues such as intellectual property, technology law and business law
Professional Social Media knowledge and capability
Comfort using Word, Excel, Drupal, Adobe, Photoshop, CMS systems such as Hubspot
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent time management & organizational skills
Please include a resume, cover letter, and writing sample.
The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law is a leader in legal education, located in Manhattan's Greenwich Village. The law school is renowned for its program in intellectual property, which includes the FAME Center for Fashion, Arts, Media and Entertainment Law. Cardozo Law has a long tradition of public advocacy and is the birthplace of the Innocence Project and the home of our Center for Rights and Justice. Cardozo offers a world-class faculty and encourages creative thinking and innovation in the legal profession. Cardozo provides students with a strong foundation in legal theory combined with practical hands-on experience in a variety of areas including criminal law, civil rights law, and business law. The school prides itself on creating a vibrant and warm community for faculty, staff and students.
A division of Yeshiva University, Cardozo Law School offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans. The law school is a secular institution within a religious university and welcomes people of all religions, ethnic backgrounds, races and sexual identities.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
Yeshiva University has been transforming lives for more than a century. Nowhere but here can students have a personal, small college experience while benefitting from the academic rigor of a top ranked research university. Since its inception YU has been dedicated to melding the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life with the heritage of Western civilization, and each year we celebrate as future leaders make YU their home. Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.