Emory University Director of Communications, Emory Alumni Association in atlanta, Georgia
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JOB DESCRIPTION: Reviews and develops policy relating to program initiatives and institutes strategic plans. Develops and implements strategies for media relations, publications, and community relations programs in support of image enhancement. Acts as spokesperson for the organization. Develops and oversees communication efforts for specific programs and overall institution building efforts. Manages a budget and a staff. May be responsible for managing various aspects of social media activities. Performs related responsibilities as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor's degree in journalism, communications or related field. Seven years of related experience which includes three years in a communications or public relations position.
Additional Job Details:
Works as part of the Emory Alumni Association Communications and Marketing team, reporting to the Executive Director, Emory Alumni Association
Advises and partners with colleagues within and outside the EAA to create individual, multi-channel, strategic marketing and communications strategies for programs and services targeting diverse audiences and constituencies
Shapes, develops and helps execute strategic marketing campaigns, brand identity and message development efforts, and targeted communication plans to increase the engagement of Emory’s global alumni community
Manages professional and support staff
Provides team support and direction
Develops strategy and metrics for team
Monitors project budgets and ensures on-time delivery of client jobs
High level administrative duties (budget, annual planning, goal setting, staff performance)
Strategic and long range planning with division and other campus partners
Manages production and execution of Alumni Association annual reports, social media/digital outreach, impact storytelling, and awareness efforts to increase alumni pride, involvement and investment in the university
Manages vendor relationships
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Excellent writing skills
Customer service oriented, self-motivated with a can-do attitude
Excellent collaborative skills
Proven ability to function effectively in a team environment, as well as work independently
Excellent problem solving and decision making skills
Ability to react and respond to changing priorities and manage a complex and diverse workload in a dynamic, fast-paced culture.
Excellent organizational skills and outstanding ability to establish and meet deadlines
Strategically inclined to develop effective programs
Experience with online marketing, mass email marketing, social media, and production schedule development
Experience with video production and editing
Experience in data analysis and production schedule management
Demonstrated experience with social technology (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Foursquare, Flickr, blogs, wikis, RSS, social bookmarking, discussion forums and community software)
Experience with online monitoring and measurement platforms including but not limited to Omniture, Facebook Insights, YouTube Insights, Google Analytics, HootSuite, TweetDeck, and Social Mention.
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Job Number 18358
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division Ofc of Dev & Alumni Relations
Department DAR: Emory Alumni Association
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable
Job Category Business Operations
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