Media Assistant

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Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
Based on experience
Posted
Nov 16, 2017
Closes
Dec 16, 2017
Level
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Freelance, Full Time

Position: Media Assistant

Weill Cornell Medicine’s Office of External Affairs is seeking a Media Assistant to join our Communications team. This is a temporary position for six months.

  • Compile daily monitoring report for institution
    • Conduct daily monitoring of traditional and social media
    • Draft summaries explaining media articles
    • Develop social media posts for daily clips of interest
    • Flag notable hits to leadership and social media team
  • Curate bi-weekly media report for leadership
    • Review monitoring reports to select top hits
    • Draft brief summaries, develop emails for Directors, and help facilitate approval process
  • Pitch institutional stories for newsletter
    • Compile editorial stories and links
  • Track media results for yearly report  
    • Daily input and tagging of articles
    • Conduct monthly reviews for annual report
  • Provide logistical support for on-campus filmings
    • Review and assess filming requests
    • Provide media team with logistical support
  • Provide media team administrative support
    • Answer the External Affairs’ media line and PR email
    • Assist the media team with day-to-day requests and projects

Minimum Requirements

  • Communications or public relations experience (1-3 years) in a PR agency, academic or healthcare setting. Journalism background is beneficial, but not required.
  • College degree in English, journalism, communications, or related field.

Skill and Abilities

  • Demonstrated strong communication and interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to interact with multiple constituencies and exercise diplomacy.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Previous experience in media monitoring software is beneficial, but not required.
  • Excellent writing, verbal and oral communication skills.
  • Creative and thinker and problem solver; ability to think critically.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise standards of professionalism.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, ability to pay close attention to detail and juggle multiple projects simultaneously.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements via email to jeg2034@med.cornell.edu

Please no phone calls.

Weill Cornell Medicine is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EOE/M/F/Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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