DATE AVAILABLE: June 2013JOB TITLE: Communication CoordinatorDEPARTMENT: Office of Communication REPORTS TO: Director of CommunicationPOSITION OVERVIEW: Provides professional administrative support to the director and Office of Communication teamDUTIES 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. No walk-ins please.