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About the Opportunity:
Brown University is undergoing a tremendous growth in the arts,
with newly appointed leadership for the Brown Arts Institute, and
the state of the art, one of a kind Lindemann Performing Arts
Center scheduled to open in Fall 2023. Brown seeks to fulfill its
ambitious vision for the arts as an integral presence throughout a
liberal arts education. We believe the arts are fundamental to
critical inquiry into the most important questions facing humanity
around the world, and we support artists operating at the highest
levels of their craft to inform, and be informed by, scholars in
disciplines across the sciences, social sciences, and
The Communications Coordinator will support the day-to-day
marketing and communications needs of the BAI by working
collaboratively and independently with the BAI’s Marketing and
Communications unit in accordance with all department and
university policies and procedures and utilizing university
resources and technology. Primary responsibilities include:
- Managing and executing the BAI’s email marketing
- Overseeing the BAI’s social media.
- Supporting and executing the strategic plan for public
relations through marketing/publicity, community outreach and
development that reaches Brown, the Greater Providence area,
region, and online communities.
- Following established BAI and Brown University identity and
messaging priorities and engage in professional development to
remain up to date with industry best practices.
- Managing shared Google Drive ensuring that event and program
based collateral and other information is archived, searchable, and
easily accessible by authorized users.
The Communications Coordinator must have a broad knowledge of the
complex artistic, academic, and research mission of the Brown Arts
Institute (BAI) and its programs.
This position has an end date of December 31, 2024.
Education and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree and 1-3 years related experience, or the
equivalent combination of experience and education.
- Previous work within an academic environment and in a role that
supports communications and development; community outreach; events
- Experience managing social media feeds, including knowledge and
command of evolving social media platforms and trends
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Good organization skills and strong attention to detail
- Proficiency in Google Suite and MS Office applications
- Ability to prioritize complex and at times competing
- Initiative and judgment to independently problem solve
- Ability to work with little supervision and also serve as
strong team member
- Ability to research, analyze and summarize findings
- Ability to exercise restraint and discretion in matters that
are confidential or otherwise sensitive
- Demonstrated ability to support a community of diverse
perspectives and cultures in an inclusive environment.
The BAI is a dynamic and growing organization, poised for a period
of growth and expansion in connection to the opening of The
Lindemann Performing Arts Center in Fall, 2023. The Communications
Coordinator must be able to keep up with the demands of this
fast-paced environment. Some evening and weekend work may be
Please submit a resume and cover letter when applying for this
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