1. Determines strategies for public relations efforts. 2. Plans, directs, and oversees public relations and information programs designed to meet University goals and promote a positive awareness of multi-faceted educational institution. 3. Devises and plans methods to present information to media and community. 4. Develops, plans, writes, edits and distributes press releases, advertisements and other promotional material in alignment with communication strategy. 5. Formulates strategies to communicate and publicize the University's best interests. 6. Oversees the design, productions, and distribution of various communication efforts. 7. Decides on content of public relations programs; determines extent and parameters of public relations efforts needed for particular circumstances and subject matters. 8. Disseminates and organizes timely, accurate, and comprehensive information to a variety of audiences both internally and externally to the University. 9. Initiates and generates ideas for programs, public relations efforts, and media communications. 10. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Familiarity with social media channels, Drupal or comparable content management systems, and basic knowledge of graphics programs, including InDesign and Photoshop are preferred but not required. Background in Marketing, Advertising or Public Relations preferred.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Familiarity with social media channels, Drupal or comparable content management systems, and basic knowledge of graphics programs, including InDesign and Photoshop are preferred but not required. Background in Marketing, Advertising or Public Relations preferred.
Posting Position Title: Public Relations Officer 2
Required Skill/ability 3: Proven ability to multi-task and work independently, and manage projects under tight deadlines. Proven ability to work collaboratively with colleagues.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Public Relations Officer
Required Skill/ability 1: Well-developed analytical, oral and written communications skills. Excellent proofreading and editing skills. Demonstrated experience and familiarity with marketing, branding, and communications work. Requires a keen eye for design and the ability to work under tight deadlines.
Required Skill/ability 2: Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, and ability to effectively deal with all levels within the organization. Proven ability to adapt to changing technologies.
Bachelor's Degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or a related field and four years of experience in public relations, journalism, newspaper writing, editing, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 65053BR
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Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.