Job ID: 2022-15755 Type: Full-Time # of Openings: 1 Category: Communications and Public Relations
Princeton Universityâ™s School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) seeks a Communications Manager. Reporting to the Director of Communications and working closely with the Associate Dean of Communications and Public Affairs, the Communications Manager is responsible for planning and implementing high-quality, innovative strategic communications in support of the SPIA.
The Communications Manager will be an eager and energetic self-starter who will be responsible for the following:
-Draft talking points, blogs, e-newsletters, scripts, briefings, and related documents, ensuring content and brand alignment; serve as a key point person for managing the departmentâ™s editorial calendar.
-Develops internal and external messages that are built upon a strong understanding of institutional priorities
- Collaborates with internal and external partners to help ensure consistency and alignment with School and University messaging, brand, core values and schoolwide priorities.
Social Media Management
-Devises and managed a comprehensive strategy for all of SPIA's social media and digital content, posts and platforms including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram. YouTube and LinkedIn.
-Develops, manages, and executes a digital strategy that elevates the social media profile of the Dean to elevate her as a thought leader and highlights the Schoolâ™s key priorities, and strategic initiatives
-Evaluate the effectiveness of social media and digital engagement; assist with creation of analytics reports to monitor the effectiveness and reach of the online media. Sets KPIâ™s (key performance indicators) for evaluating the effectiveness of social media content and engagement.
-Works with campus partners on targeted social media campaigns and creatively utilize digital and social media strategy to promote faculty research, SPIA initiatives and events.
- Collaborates as needed with the University's Office of Communications on social media efforts.
- Represents SPIA on various campus-wide communications committees and working groups.
-Bachelor's degree in journalism, public relations, communications, marketing, or a related field
- At least 5-7 years of experience in strategic communications, digital marketing, social media, strategic planning, and project management
- Excellent analytical, organizational, and time management skills
- Excellent communication (oral and written) and presentation skills
- Proven expertise in copywriting, copyediting, and AP Style
- Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, content management systems (Drupal), digital marketing tools (Mailchimp), project management tools (Monday.com), and popular social media platforms and tool (SproutSocial)
.-Candidate should be adept at digital trends, particularly those impacting higher education, and be able to make recommendations for strengthening the School's digital and online presence and social media engagement.
- Ability to relationship-build across all levels of the School; have a collegial positive attitude, ability to set/adhere to key project deadlines, be proactive and collaborative
- Ability to create persuasive, data-driven presentations, including data visualization skills
- Understanding of or appreciation for current and emerging state and federal public policy issues and international/global affairs
NOTE: For full consideration, a cover letter is required along with your application materials.
We at the School of Public and International Affairs believe that it is vital to cultivate an environment that embraces and promotes diversity, equity and inclusion - fundamental to the success of our education and research mission. This commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment and hiring as we actively seek colleagues of exceptional ability who represent a broad range of viewpoints, experiences and value systems, and who share Princeton University's dedication to excellence.
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.