Reporting to the Director of Communications and Events in the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine, the Communications and Marketing Specialist will work with the director, and other members of the team, to create, plan and execute the communications and marketing strategy. The Communications and Marketing Specialist will be a key member of the Communications and Events team focused on internal and external communications and marketing to advance the schoolâ€™s mission.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: â€¢Assists the director with planning internal and external communication efforts. â€¢Writes internal faculty/staff notices and newsletters, media advisories and press releases, and posts content to the website. â€¢Manages media inquiries, interview requests and media pitches. â€¢Cultivates relationships and works collaboratively with members from various School of Medicine departments, including Student Affairs, Admissions, Faculty Affairs, Development & Alumni Relations, Student Council and our strategic partners at Hofstra University and Northwell Health. â€¢Stays up to date on school happenings and attends and writes about school events, awards and accomplishments in research, medical education and healthcare, and develop a keen sense for potential stories that exemplify the schoolâ€™s mission and vision to help increase brand recognition and reputation.
This role may require weekend hours, in addition to late evenings and early mornings. Occasional travel required.
Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the w...orld who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.