Communications Specialist

Posting Number 2021-8525
Posted Date 3 months ago(8/18/2021 7:49 AM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
SHC Health Promotion
Student Health Center
Compensation Grade
Band 52
Marketing/Advertising/Public Relations/Media/Video/Audio

Position Summary

Develop internal and external communication tools, messages, and materials—including print and electronic publications, website content, social media, campaigns, public relations materials, marketing, and other related materials—in support of Student Health Center projects and initiatives and its diverse audiences (including but not limited to NYU students, Profiles, faculty/staff, and SHC staff). Collaborate and coordinate with SHC and broader University constituents to generate, maintain, and disseminate student health and wellbeing-related content across University communication channels. Manage requests for SHC involvement in orientation and outreach events. Conduct communications-related research and assessments to inform and improve decision-making around communication strategies and effectiveness. Manage the day-to-day operations and logistics of the Communications Office.


Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree in a related field

Required Experience:
3+ years of relevant professional experience planning, implementing, and evaluating a variety of communication and marketing activities.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Good judgment, tact, diplomacy, and flexibility working across organizational lines. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Experience with web content management systems and proficiency in web content development methodology. Excellent writing and communications skills, including proofreading, generating content, and the ability to transform clinical terminology and jargon into clear, conversational communications. Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite and strong graphic design skills. Proficiency with accessibility guidelines for web content, documents, and images. Ability to use market research; approach marketing and communication challenges creatively in a high energy, complex university environment. Strong creative sense. Ability to design high-functioning and artistic physical spaces (e.g., tabling displays, interactive experiences, etc.) Skill in crafting targeted communications for addressing specialized needs of diverse audiences through strategic choices in language, design, and communication platforms. Knowledge of communication theories, principles, practices and techniques. Familiarity with commonly used style guides. Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Ability to be creative and flexible in response to complex work situations

Additional Information

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