1. Provides a high level of expertise in social media and mobile implementation. Develops, recommends and manages complex workflows involving all web communications and other digital assets. 2. Monitors Yale presence in social media. Recommends strategic approaches to new social media options. 3. Advises Communications Officers on social media content; edits and posts multiple communications daily to create an active, impactful presence for Yale University in the social media sphere. 4. Understands and serves as back-up production officer for all communications systems; works with colleagues to assign production coverage schedules. 5. Manages relationships with campus partners and clients with a heavy focus on customer service and the ability to influence. 6. Works collaboratively with interactive teams to create a seamless communications effort, with the goal of ensuring Yale's pre-eminence in communicating its key programs and stories. 7. Maintains shared server resources. 8. Serves as manager/architect for all communication installed technology. Maintains inventories, negotiates replacements, and serves as interface to IT services for key technologies. 9. Troubleshoots technical issues for communication staff; interfaces with DSP Team 3 for assistance with unresolved issues. 10. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Experience in academic administration, nonprofit organizations, alumni relations, public relations/marketing, or related field. Familiarity with the Yale Alumni Association, the University, and its academic programs. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Acrobat, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, etc.), Drupal, or similar tools.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience in academic administration, nonprofit organizations, alumni relations, public relations/marketing, or related field. Familiarity with the Yale Alumni Association, the University, and its academic programs. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Acrobat, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, etc.), Drupal, or similar tools.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to work successfully and creatively in a fast-paced and changing environment while maintaining composure and a sense of humor. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
Posting Position Title: Communications, Digital Officer
Required Skill/ability 3: Experience implementing integrated communications and marketing plans. Familiarity with email messaging systems and CRM platforms. Willingness to learn new tools and stay abreast of marketing trends.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Assistant Director, YAA Digital Marketing
Required Skill/ability 1: Outstanding verbal and written communications skills. Demonstrated expertise managing social media in a professional context. Skilled editor across multiple media, including articles, email, websites, and social media. Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to prioritize and meet multiple, competing responsibilities. Demonstrated success is developing and managing multiple projects and deadlines from conception to completion with exceptional attention to detail.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated ability to build productive working relationships to achieve common goals and contribute to YAA's mission. Appreciation and respect for diversity and ability to communicate with diverse audiences (age, gender, nationality, race/ethnicity, profession, geography, etc.).
Bachelor's Degree and five years of experience working in complex organizations or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 53731BR
About Yale University
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.