Global Communications Reporter/Writer

New York
Mar 15, 2013
Apr 14, 2013
Mr. Bobbie Dell’Aquilo
Full Time
NYIT seeks a highly motivated Global Communications Reporter/Writer to develop and share key communications about NYIT’s global campuses internally and externally to enhance NYIT’s brand and reputation. This includes writing global-themed news and profiles of students, faculty, and staff achievements at NYIT campuses in New York, China, the Middle East, and Canada. The Global Communications Reporter/Writer will be responsible for accompanying NYIT administration to campuses outside the United States; developing marketing/promotional materials for global campuses and exchange programs; developing and/or monitoring each campus’ web presence and establishing methods for maintenance and updates; monitoring and participating in culturally appropriate global and regional new media; writing news articles; gathering photography, information, and research from global campuses and other sources; hosting foreign visitors; and developing/coordinating collateral materials and gifts for events and visits.

The person in this role will develop materials for regional accreditation visits and institutional events such as graduation and conferences; maintain a fact book for each global campus and its surrounding area; arrange once-a-month videoconferences with global campuses; support administration with preparation for foreign travel, including remarks, PPT presentations, collateral, media outreach; partner with events director and participate in planning committees for NYIT’s global events; work with media relations to develop strategic media/PR plans for each campus; participate in the institutional incident management committee; arrange for translation (or if qualified, translate) communications.

The global communications reporter/writer will be responsible for ensuring that global campuses develop brand elements and messaging reflective of NYIT’s institutional identity, including signage, advertisements, and logo usage; creating media lists of global and regional publications in order to develop strategies to elevate the NYIT name in the global marketplace; and coordinating brand integration while respecting cultural differences.

A bachelor’s degree with 8-10 years of higher education communications experience, preferably at a global institution or in a marketing capacity, and superior writing ability is required. Also required: MS Office Suite (inc. PowerPoint); HTML/web content development and management; AP style; basic photography skills and Photoshop; and demonstrated fluency in a second language, preferably Mandarin/Simplified Chinese. Understanding of global cultures, customs, and higher education practices in the Middle East and Asia is preferred. Experience in media relations including global media monitoring/delivery systems is helpful. The chosen candidate must be poised, professional, and engaging. Must be willing and able to travel to all campuses, domestic and globally, on short notice.
We offer a competitive benefits package including tuition remission. For immediate consideration please submit a cover letter and resume to: Bobbie Dell’Aquilo, Director, Communications & Editorial Services at

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