Job ID: 2023-16627 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 an eager, energetic self-starter responsible for planning and implementing high-quality, innovative strategic communications (with particular emphasis on digital media) in support of SPIA.
Management of the Schoolâ™s social media feeds, including but not limited to the following:
Development and implementation of a strategic social media plan, segmented by platform, audience, and content
Development and implementation of social media guidelines for the School and its programs and centers
Development and implementation of a social media content calendar
Collaboration with the Dean to elevate her social media profile
Oversight of metrics, analytics, assessment, and adjustments
Oversight of SPIA newsletters
Assistance with maintaining and enhancing SPIA webpages
Development and implementation of social media and other digital campaigns to promote faculty research, SPIA initiatives and events, student and alumni achievements, etc.
News and feature writing
Recommendation of ways to strengthen SPIAâ™s online and digital presence, and social media engagement
Collaboration with the Universityâ™s Office of Communications as needed
Service on campus-wide communications committees, working groups, etc.
Collaboration with internal and external partners to help ensure consistency and alignment with School and University messaging, brand, core values, and schoolwide priorities
Bachelor's degree in journalism, public relations, communications, marketing, or a related field
At least 5 to 7 years of experience in strategic communications, digital marketing, social media, and/or project management
Excellent analytical, organizational, and time-management skills
Excellent communication (oral and written) and presentation skills
Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, content management systems (e.g., Drupal), digital marketing tools (e.g., Mailchimp), project management tools (e.g., Monday.com), and popular social media platforms and management tools (e.g., Sprout Social)
Familiarity with digital trends, particularly those affecting higher education
Ability to build relationships across all levels of the School
A collegial, positive attitude, along with a proactive, collaborative working style
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
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