New Haven, Connecticut
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:
Masters or higher degree in relevant discipline, cultural competency and relevant language capabilities in at least one region MacMillan covers; plus six years' related experience.
Required Skill/ability 5: Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact well with faculty, staff, students, and other stakeholders. Ability to push priorities forward with a variety of senior stakeholders, including across the University and externally.
Posting Position Title: Communications, Officer
Required Skill/ability 3: Expertise and in-depth experience in creating and maintaining webpages, and writing and disseminating social media content, along with the ability to ensure appropriate public messaging and a coherent public presence.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Senior Writer, MacMillan
Required Skill/ability 1: Strong understanding of at least one academic discipline MacMillan is a leader in, as demonstrated by coursework, written outputs or other similar channels.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously and balance priorities, as needed, including managing requests and priorities from multiple senior stakeholders and entities.
Required Skill/ability 2: Outstanding writing skills and ability to develop interesting content. Of particular interest are skills in public communications and grant proposals, including an ability to integrate research into coherent and effective written materials for both academic and lay audiences.
Bachelors degree in English, Journalism, Communications or related field and five years of experience in public relations, journalism, television, corporate communications or agency work or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated experience in developing communications for a range of media and working with creative professionals in design, photography or video.