• Digital Communication Specialist

    Posting Number 2019-6912
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/20/2019 5:09 PM)
    Location : Location
    US-NY-New York
    Web Communications
    University Relations and Public Affairs (WS1044)
    Compensation Grade
    Band 52
    Marketing/Advertising/Public Relations/Media/Video/Audio
  • Position Summary

    The Digital Communication Specialist will be responsible for the preparation, development and distribution of internal communications at NYU. This position will maintain proficiency with all of the current communication services provided by NYU in order to recommend, implement, and produce the best solutions for executive-level communications and digital projects. The position will design and generate materials needed, including but not limited to building web pages within a content management system (CMS), coding mobile-responsive HTML emails, and delivering mobile push notifications. This position will also monitor and manage analytics for NYU’s central website, including implementing event tracking tags and remarketing pixels.


    Required Education:
    Bachelor's Degree in communications, marketing, journalism, design, information technology, or other related field.

    Preferred Education:
    Master's Degree

    Required Experience:
    2+ years of relevant experience in developing communication deployment plans, including at least 1 year of experience editing HTML and CSS. At least 1 year of managing and reporting website analytics using Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager. Broad experience in web, email, social, and mobile communications, their format, management, and creation/development.

    Preferred Experience:
    Professional experience serving as a digital content producer. Professional experience writing for the web, email, and/or mobile devices. Professional experience in higher education and/or non-profit settings.

    Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
    Excellent communication, organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills, and an ability to deliver high-quality results with minimal instruction and a short turn-around time. Consistent attention to detail. Adaptable, and able to work independently and as part of a team. Capacity to periodically real-time collaborate off-hours with colleagues around the globe via conference calls or web conferencing platforms. Proficiency in using a web content management system, other web-based applications/tools in both an end-user and administrator capacity, and writing and editing basic HTML and CSS. Must be familiar with WCAG 2.0 accessibility standards for creating accessible, digital content. Knowledge of image optimization and analytic reporting tools. Ability to tie desired outcomes to strategies and to use assessment tools and methods to prove results.

    Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
    Knowledge of Javascript and light regular expressions a plus.

    Additional Information

    NYU aims to be among the greenest urban campuses in the country and carbon neutral by 2040. Learn more at nyu.edu/sustainability.

    EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


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