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Communications Manager

Employer
Syracuse University
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 29, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Media Studies, Other Communications, Public Relations & Advertising, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus), Editing & Publications Management
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job # 037549 Department Code 00000 Department Falk College Job Title Communications Manager Location Syracuse, NY Pay Range Commensurate with experience Staff Level S5 FLSA Status Exempt Hours
Standard University business hours

8:30am – 5:00pm (academic year)
8:00am – 4:30pm (summer)

Hours may vary based on operational needs. Job Type Full-time Campus Syracuse, NY Unionized Position Code Not Applicable Job Description
The Falk College Communications Manager is responsible for promoting the mission, vision, reputation and visibility of the College at Syracuse University through media, publications and web/electronic communication, including video production. The manager will be responsible for writing, editing, and proofreading content across multiple programs, platforms and formats that will assist in driving awareness, engagement and fundraising. These efforts will include managing the relationship with external creative partners, including freelance designers, writers, and video producers .The manager will develop standards, systems, and best practices for content creation, maintenance, retrieval and re-purposing. The position closely coordinates with the communications team, program managers, leadership and numerous external stakeholders and reports to the Director of Communications and Media Relations. Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in relevant field required (Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, English).

Five plus years’ public relations, copywriting/editorial experience on multiple platforms, including web and social media.

Experience in crisis communications management.

Experience in photo and video project management, including planning and executing shoots and production management. Job Specific Qualifications
  • Exceptional writing, editing and verbal communication skills
  • Strong relationship building, collaboration and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in crisis communications management
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Adobe product suites, social media tools, and related analytics
  • Understanding of photo, video and web editing tools and processes.
Responsibilities
  • Plan, write, edit, secure approvals, produce, and identify placement(s) for Falk College content used in publications, digital tools (such as email marketing, social media), Falk website, collateral, and media relations.
  • Supervise Falk College video and photo production, including developing and managing creative strategy, vendor liaison, and budget review/analysis.
  • Collaborate with Falk College Director of Communications and Falk communications staff, as well as College and University partners, to determine strategic messaging and content priorities in Falk College, including but not limited to digital marketing, web content creation, recruitment/fundraising, media relations, internal/external/crisis communications.
  • Oversee key digital communications channels/tools for Falk College, including social media and email campaigns.
  • Provide support for managing the Falk College and Syracuse University brand identities.
Physical Requirements
* Tools/Equipment
* Application Instructions
In addition to completing an online application, please attach a resume and cover letter. About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.

The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges; nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit www.syracuse.edu. About the Syracuse area
Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The area offers a low cost of living and provides many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites, visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails along the Erie Canal. EEOC
Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities. Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans
Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The University’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members. Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community
Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity. Quick Link https://www.sujobopps.com/postings/89045 Job Posting Date 09/29/2021 Application Deadline Full Consideration By Job Category Staff Message to Applicants
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