Requisition # 2019-9921 Department Communications Category Communications and Public Relations Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time Application Deadline
The Office of Communications promotes and protects Princeton University's reputation of excellence.
We manage the main University website and social media channels, the content and design of the University's official print publications, the release of University news, media relations, and the use of Princeton's name and image.
We work with offices and departments across campus to tell Princeton's story to a wide range of audiences around the world, and we work collaboratively to provide a variety of communications services to faculty and staff.
We are committed to creating communications that engage and inform various audiences and that promote the University. Our in-depth knowledge of the University and communications strategy enables us to help shape messages so they are best understood by their intended audiences.
Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Communications, this position will oversee the strategy behind, and execution of, all core university creative campaigns and assets across a range of digital, print, and associated platforms. They will also serve as a senior member of the Communications leadership team and manage a team of writers, designers, photographers, videographers, and digital communications experts in the creation and execution of high-impact, integrated communication campaigns aimed at a range of university audiences.
Charged with driving a creative process and managing a creative team responsible for telling Princeton's story in unique, cutting edge, and impactful ways.
Leads an in-house agency of editors, writers, art directors, graphic designers, web designers and technical professionals, photographers, and videographers.
Acts as a counselor to the University President, VP for Communications and Public Affairs, and other University leadership on creative strategy.
Informs and works with data analytics team to assess opinions, attitudes, and preferences of key audiences.
Analyzes and interprets data and findings and creates communications programs to advance Princeton's reach, position, and reputation locally, nationally, and internationally.
Oversees major external platforms and the creation of collateral supporting Princeton's storytelling initiatives around the University's core mission of world class teaching and research, as well as around Princeton strategic priorities.
Has responsibility for administration of Princeton's core web site and central online presences.
Directs the content, design, and production of the web site within a complex content management system (CMS) environment.
Develops and manages a sophisticated technology infrastructure that includes the tools and support required for a highly functioning, productive communications and marketing organization.
Performs other duties as required.
A bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, journalism, or related field and 10 years of communications and marketing experience, including relevant leadership and management experience (marketing, communications, public relations, media relations, public affairs, etc.).
A proven track record of bringing creative solutions to communications challenges.
A commitment to storytelling.
A team-oriented attitude.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
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Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering.As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching.Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,200 undergraduate students and 2,600 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.