Senior Writer/Public Relations Specialist

Location
Cambridge
Posted
Oct 28, 2008
Closes
Nov 27, 2008
Contact
Manager Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
The Academy seeks a Senior Writer/Public Relations Specialist to join the Academy’s communications and public relations department.

Job Summary:

The Senior Writer/Public Relations Specialist will support the Director of Communications and the Chief Executive Officer. His/her primary duties will be to:

•Write and research content for Academy publications such as the quarterly magazine, web, newsletters, reports, correspondence and brochures;
•Assist in implementing the strategic communications plan and annual communications plan for the Academy;
•Manage distribution of press releases and other materials to media and other constituencies.

Qualifications:

•Bachelor's degree in a communications-related field (English, journalism, communications, marketing, public relations, etc.)
•3-5 years experience in writing, editing and public relations; experience with electronic communications and journalism desirable;
•Superb writing skills and demonstrated ability to write in different styles and for different audiences with accuracy and flair;
•Ability to take initiative in planning and executing tasks and demonstrated experience in managing multiple projects;
•Ability to work productively under pressure and manage and meet deadlines;
•Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access and Powerpoint);
•Appreciation of the Academy and its intellectual history and mission.


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