1. Develops and manages forward-looking strategic communications with video and social media to enhance Yale's reputation and communicate Yale's messages. 2. Produces multimedia content. Identify topics with compelling visual and audio elements to create stories that exploit those qualities, using video, podcasts, infographics, slideshows and other media as appropriate. 3. Works with communications colleagues throughout the school and university to highlight the work of researchers, create a high profile presence, and reach new audiences. 4. Builds relationships with faculty, administrators, departments and students and maintains contact with communications professionals and monitors trending news topics. 5. Conceptualizes and writes creative posts across all social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and other accounts. 6. Participates in regular editorial/content meetings. Propose story ideas to senior leadership. 7. Regularly attends scientific talks on diverse topics to stay up-to-date on research trends at Yale and beyond.
Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree in Communications. Photography skills. High awareness of current events and trends affecting public opinion.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Bachelor's degree in Communications. Photography skills. High awareness of current events and trends affecting public opinion.
Posting Position Title: Associate Communications Officer
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to manage multiple projects to deadline amidst competing priorities.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Communications Officer
Required Skill/ability 1: Excellent writing and editing skills.
Required Skill/ability 4: High level of strategic thinking, personal initiative, and innovation. Ability to evaluate and solve communications needs quickly.
Required Skill/ability 2: Ability to use technical communications tools, such as content management systems, Photoshop and HTML.
Bachelor's degree and minimum of two years of experience in science writing, social media, digital journalism (e.g., video, audio blogging, etc.) or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 53051BR
About Yale University
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.