Communication Coordinator

Nov 19, 2012
Dec 19, 2012
Ms. Vicki Cowan
Full Time
The Manhattan College Marketing and Communication office seeks a communications coordinator to assist in various communication and administrative efforts/projects within the department. The communications coordinator will play an integral role in supporting branding development, media relations, multimedia/social media, preparing budgets, publications and special events.

The position will be the gatekeeper of the department interfacing regularly with the President’s Office, Board of Trustees, deans, distinguished alumni, faculty and media.

In this role, the communications coordinator will have the opportunity to attend special events, conduct research, fact check, plan photo shoots, write magazine and web articles, and manage interns and support other marketing and communications initiatives as needed.

This position has growth potential for the right candidate and if interested in a particular area (graphic design, feature writing, special events, social media, video editing) within the office, the communication coordinator can have increased exposure to special projects within this area. Some evenings and weekends required for special events .

Education: Bachelor’s degree in communication, English or journalism
Experience: Two or more years of related experience
Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Google apps (Gmail, Google calendar, Google docs); Familiar with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and/or Bridge
Candidates must supply a portfolio of writing samples

Preferred Skills:

Basic Knowledge of HTML/CSS and Drupal CMS
Experience with Vocus Media Database software
Knowledge of copyediting and Associated Press Style Guide
Photography experience
Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and Bridge

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