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Communications Specialist – Office of the President
The Communications Specialist assists in the research, writing, and development of a broad range of written, spoken and digital communication for the President's Office. A member of a cross-functional writing team, s/he assists with various communication tasks and projects, including drafting correspondence, speeches, talking points, and other research and writing project as required and plays a leading role in the content, maintenance, and ongoing development of the President's digital properties. Reporting to the Director of Presidential Communications and Community Engagement and the Director of Strategic Communications (Presidential Correspondence), the Communications Specialist has duties that include but are not limited to:
Writes and manages material for digital platforms
Researches, writes, and develops correspondence
Researches, writes, and develops speeches
Assists with other communications and office duties, as assigned
3 to 6 years of work experience in a communications field
Excellent written communication skills
Ability to think creatively and proactively
Excellent research skills
Ability to work on multiple writing projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
Ability to work quickly under pressure and work well in a team environment
Keen attention to detail, and strong organizational skills
Strong communication, listening, and interpersonal skills
High degree of personal integrity and ethics and demonstrate respect and sensitivity for cultural differences
Desire to follow a steep growth trajectory
Careful judgment and discretion to work with sensitive information and maintain strict confidentiality
Availability and willingness to respond in a timely and professional manner to requests and assigned tasks
Experience in leadership and executive communications;
Demonstrated understanding of social media strategy for an executive, as well as web content creation and management
Interest in the higher education industry
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Internal Number: JR04350
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