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: Communications experience in academic or research library environments. Experience thoughtfully addressing issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Working knowledge of Drupal or other content management system.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Communications experience in academic or research library environments. Experience thoughtfully addressing issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Working knowledge of Drupal or other content management system.
Required Skill/ability 5: Strong knowledge of strategic communications, from conceptualizing through execution, including deep knowledge of tools and best practices and experience developing and managing to communications metrics.
Posting Position Title: Public Relations Officer 2
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated skill in editorial project management, from initial concept through completion. Demonstrated ability to oversee content strategy, design, and production of print and web communications. Knowledge of social media platforms and proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Writer/Public Relations Manager
Required Skill/ability 1: Superior writing and editing skills. Demonstrated ability to write compelling editorial content under tight deadlines for print and electronic media. Ability to synthesize and translate complex library concepts for general audiences. Strong copyediting and proofreading skills.
Required Skill/ability 4: Exceptional interpersonal skills. Proven ability to multitask, to balance multiple priorities and to complete projects within deadlines. Ability to work independently and effectively in an environment that requires broad consultation and collaboration with colleagues in a range of authority positions.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated success in developing and leading proactive and effective media relations and social media strategy, with data-driven assessment measures.
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.
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.