Job Category: Professional/Administrative
Full time/Part Time: Full-Time
Working hours: Days
Job Description: Colgate's Office of Communications is staffed by a team of talented, creative, and collaborative individuals who believe that the quality of their work and the success of the university are intertwined. Among its many functions, the office produces the Colgate Scene, operates the university's official social media accounts, manages the university's web presence, conducts media relations, coordinates admission marketing, and supports advancement fundraising communications. This supportive yet demanding environment is ideal for communications professionals who want to prove their talents and test their skills in an unparalleled liberal arts environment. A new era is underway at Colgate, and our third century is about to begin. At this crucial moment, successful applicants will have the opportunity to create, curate, and share the unique Colgate story with the nation and the world.
Colgate University seeks an energetic, talented, and creative communications professional to join the editorial team in the Office of Communications.
The admission communications manager will serve as the official interface between the offices of admission and communications. The position focuses on admission communications and marketing strategy and is accountable for content creation for cross-platform communications that support admission goals and engage prospective families and influencers.
(Education and Experience):
- A Bachelor's degree in liberal arts, communications, journalism, public relations, or related field is required.
- A minimum of 3 years of demonstrated experience in project management, marketing, recruitment, public relations, or journalism is required.
- Demonstrated, excellent writing, editing, publication, and project management skills.
- Must have demonstrated flexibility, experience working in a a team environment and the ability to accept constructive criticism.
- Must have demonstrated Microsoft Office and Googledocs experience and be familiar with project management suites.
- Must be capable of creating and maintaining productive and collegial working relationships with a culturally diverse group of faculty, staff, students, and visitors on a daily basis.
- Must be able to travel to conferences.
Additional Preferred Qualifications: - Knowledge or experience in higher education admissions or in an environment relevant to college-bound audiences is desirable.
Job Open Date: 05-09-2017
Job Close Date: Open Until Filled
Application Types Accepted: Professional/Administrative
Special Instructions to Applicants: Individuals should submit two writing samples with their application and cover letter.
It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training at all levels of the employment. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Females/Persons with Disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.