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Assistant Director of News and Media Outreach

Publication or Company 
Industry  Internet/Online/New Media, Marketing, Public Relations
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Experience Level 5 years
Job Requirements Minimum of 5 years’ experience in communications, with demonstrated success in placing stories in the news media. Active contacts in the regional and national business and mass-market press are a plus.

Ability to write clearly, concisely and compellingly on tight deadlines.

Understanding of how to make effective use of social media.

Basic photography skills and ability to use Photoshop are a plus.

Experience in higher education or high-level, prominent nonprofits is desirable, but not required.
About Our Company Fordham University's business school seeks a talented writer and editor to run our in-house news operation, producing short but compelling stories about students, programs and faculty.

The Assistant Director of News and Media Outreach will:

— Create a steady stream of high-quality news stories and photographs for web and social media

— Promote the business faculty and programs to the local, regional and national news media

— Oversee production of the twice-annual Fordham Business magazine

— Coordinate all business school social media, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram, establishing new presences for the school as needed

This is an exciting time to work at Fordham's business school. The undergraduate and graduate schools are being unified into a single school with a stronger national brand. The Assistant Director of News and Media Relations will help to tell our story.

Fordham's business programs span two campuses: Lincoln Center, located at West 60th Street and Columbus Avenue in Manhattan, and Rose Hill, located right next to the Fordham MetroNorth station in the Bronx. The Lincoln Center campus houses a small undergraduate program in global business, along with the MBA and EMBA programs and 14 specialized Master of Science programs, in subjects ranging from quantitative finance to marketing intelligence to business analytics. The Rose Hill campus houses the majority of the undergraduate students, who pursue Bachelor of Science degrees in one of seven areas, such as accounting, finance, marketing, information systems and business administration. The population of the combined schools is approximately 3,700.

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