The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business is comprised of the university's three accredited business schools: The Hotel School, the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, and the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. The College delivers undergraduate, graduate, and professional business programs creating a collaborative, comprehensive business management program that preserves the excellence of all three schools while uniting the faculty and students. The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business is one of the most comprehensive business schools in the nation, with 145 research faculty and nearly 2,900 undergraduate, professional, and graduate students. The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business has a collection of areas of expertise not found in any other leading institution and an unparalleled resource base from which to draw--both within the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business and within Cornell (including Cornell Tech).
The communications team in the Cornell SC Johnson College of business is seeking a skillful, imaginative storyteller with a disciplined approach to communications planning and alignment.
Delivering a blend of creative content and structured plans, the communications project specialist is vital to ensuring that the communications team in the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business creates the highest possible value from its storytelling and messaging efforts. Drawing from fluency in channel-spanning content development, the communications project specialist plans and creates expertly crafted, multi-channel, high-impact communications that engage audiences and further the college's business and brand goals. In addition, through strong relationship-management, project-management, and process-development skills, this person manages an assigned portfolio that may include responsibility for specific channels, processes, subject areas, and/or stakeholder relationships.
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Bachelor's degree, preferably with formal training in journalism, communication, marketing, public relations, English, or a similar field.
Minimum of three years of related experience.
Excellent writing and editing skill, including the ability to adapt voice, tone, style, and content for various purposes.
Track record in developing sad tracking content plans for with varied outputs and time frames, as part of multi-channel communications campaigns.
High degree of proficiency in one or more web content management systems.
Experience planning social media content that supports campaigns or business needs.
Proven experience working productively with specialists in other communications fields, especially design, social media, web development, photography, and video.
A keen sense for finding and crafting compelling stories in multiple formats and subjects. Understanding of the optimal uses of different types of content in the service of different goals and audiences.
An enthusiastic sense of creativity, fun, and humor, balanced by a disciplined commitment to planning, tracking, and learning.
Ability to prioritize multiple projects in a busy environment with flexibility, accuracy, efficiency, a high level of professionalism, and attention to detail.
Strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to deliver and receive feedback with diplomacy, empathy, and confidence.
Excellent judgment in sensitive and confidential situations.
Commitment to effectively work and interact respectfully to foster a diverse and inclusive environment.
Comfort with topics, issues, and culture of contemporary higher education.
Ability to work occasional nonstandard business hours, including evenings and weekends, when warranted by college events or issues.
Previous experience with WordPress.
Experience working in higher-education public relations, enrollment, or advancement.
Proficiency in project management best practices and tools.
Skill in graphic or web design, photography or other visual medium.
Previous experience with email marketing tools and practices.
Experience using analytics to assess products and inform future actions.
Demonstrated knowledge of fundraising or enrollment for higher education
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