|Publication or Company
||The School of Visual Arts
||Internet/Online/New Media, Marketing, Public Relations, Social Media
||401K/403B, Dental, Health
||New York, NY
||DATE AVAILABLE: June 2013
JOB TITLE: Communication Coordinator
DEPARTMENT: Office of Communication
REPORTS TO: Director of Communication
POSITION OVERVIEW: Provides professional administrative support to the director and Office of Communication team
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Act as primary contact for the Office of Communication via telephone and email.
Perform administrative tasks to include: filing, mailing and making copies; completing time sheets, check requests and purchase orders.
Manage periodical subscriptions.
Track budget and invoices.
Maintain archive of press clips and create monthly media clipbooks.
Update and maintain media database and media activity report.
Create and distribute monthly calendars of events as handout, poster and e-calendar.
Regularly post events to SVAs Web site.
Compile, write and send out listings of all campus events/exhibitions; serve as main liaison to listings editors.
Write/edit press releases for student exhibitions; write blog posts and Visual Arts Journal articles as required.
Research online and print publications.
Serve as liaison to other departments at SVA.
Contribute ideas in brainstorming sessions with Communications team.
Attend exhibition openings and evening and/or weekend events as required.
BA in Communications, English, Journalism or related field; interest in public relations, communications, art and education preferred
3+ years previous office experience preferred
Excellent organizational and communication skills
Writing and editing skills
Blog and web publishing/CMS experience preferred
Ability to manage time and handle multiple projects simultaneously
Self-motivated with ability to take direction
Strong computer skills essential, including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Filemaker Pro, Adobe InDesign and Photoshop. Experience with Dreamweaver a plus.
|About Our Company
||The School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City is an established leader and innovator in the education of artists. From its inception in 1947, the College has instituted numerous educational innovations, including the selection of professionals working in the arts and art-related fields as instructors. SVA provides an environment that nurtures creativity, inventiveness and experimentation, enabling students to develop a strong sense of identity and a clear direction of purpose.
Find out what its like to work at SVA. Visit http://www.sva.edu/workingatsva
The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.