Job ID: 2022-10680 Type: University Relations and Public Affairs (WS1044) # of Openings: 1 Category: Marketing/Advertising/Public Relations/Media/Video/Audio New York University
Develop and execute strategic communications for the Office of University Events and its major events. Strategize on overall best practices for OUE websites, with input from director and Digital Communications. Update department website regularly, and collaborate with Digital Communications on site architecture. Conceptualize, write, and produce a variety of materials for event promotion and follow-up, including website content, invitations, Commencement newsletters, and volunteer recruitment messages. Work with Assistant Director to handle candidate database and prepare data for mailings. Survey event attendees and volunteers by developing surveys, rolling out, and analyzing survey results. Review engagement analytics from all mailings and surveys. Provide graphic design for HTML invitations, signage, and other materials. Create schedule of printing/design needs and ensure deliverables are produced on schedule. Prepare responses for Commencement chatbot and liaise with vendor on rollout. Coordinate strategic photography coverage of events, and organize photo archives. Support office in the planning, execution, and staffing of 30 events/year.
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience: 3+ years relevant experience including writing/editing content and web pages and/or high-profile stand-alone pieces.
Preferred Experience: Experience with developing communications for academic and/or special events. Experience working with diverse student and academic communities in higher education.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Excellent interpersonal, communication, customer service, organization, and presentation skills. Strong attention to detail and excellent proofreading skills. Ability to exercise sound judgment and solve problems while interacting with individuals at all levels. Comfort working with digital content production, web design, and social media. Facility with Adobe Creative Suite design software especially Illustrator. Graphic design skills. Strong writing, editing, and organizational skills. Able to handle multiple projects. Comfortable working both independently and in a team in a fast-paced environment.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Understanding of digital accessibility standards. Knowledge of current and emerging technologies as well as standard Internet-based applications and services.
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