Communication Coordinator

Location
New York
Posted
Jun 19, 2013
Closes
Jul 19, 2013
Contact
Ms. Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
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.

QUALIFICATIONS:
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
Flexibility
Self-motivated with ability to take direction
Detail-oriented
Strong computer skills essential, including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Filemaker Pro, Adobe InDesign and Photoshop. Experience with Dreamweaver a plus.


To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to working@sva.edu. No walk-ins please.