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Communications Consultant

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Hunter College
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Published 16 days ago

Freelance- Communications Consultant-

 

OVERVIEW:

The role of freelance communications consultant will take on a wide variety of responsibilities.

Goals include:

·     Marketing the College's accomplishments, activities, and priorities to a wide variety of external and internal audiences through vehicles that include the media, marketing collateral, advertising, e-mail, social media, the Web, and internal publications.

·     Generating positive media coverage about the college, developing marketing efforts and materials to recruit higher quality graduate and undergraduate students, and raising money from alumni and foundations, as well as with improving internal communications among Hunter College faculty, staff, and students.

·     The position reports to the President and serves as a communications and marketing liaison with all other senior staff. This position will develop the core marketing messages for the College and ensure that they are presented clearly and consistently through all external and internal communications.

 

Responsibilities include:

- Improve the public image of Hunter College so that it yields increased alumni giving and major gifts, better faculty, and higher quality students.

- Set media relations strategies and plans.

- Serve as liaison with public relations agencies.

- Manage crisis communications.

- Oversee preparation and content of official speeches given by the President and other senior administrators.

- Review campus-wide and external communications, marketing materials, and Web sites to ensure they fit in with the overall Hunter marketing plan.

- Responsible for the President's major campus-wide internal and external communications, such as the

- Open Line and the President's major speeches.

- Implement strategies that promote a consistency of communication and branding in all campus materials and communications.

- Evaluate advertising opportunities and work with other departments to determine the best advertising strategies for the college.

- Serve as the point person for the Princeton Review Best Colleges Guide. Ensure they receive the most up-to-date descriptions about the college.

- Produce brochures and other marketing materials to support Hunter's efforts to sell the college to potential donors and others.

- Use social media to drive awareness of and attention to events, speeches, and other College activities.

- Assume primary responsibility for maintaining the Hunter College News Web site, including the faculty database.

- Improve use of the Web and e-mail to disseminate Hunter news and information college-wide and enhance the "brand" for marketing and recruiting purposes.

- Perform other related duties, as requested, to support the President and help meet the college's public relations, marketing, and fundraising goals.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

- The successful candidate must have proven organizational and communication skills (oral and written); ability to motivate, manage multiple projects, and partner with key personnel throughout the College. Candidate must have a strong record of accomplishments in planning and directing an integrated media relations and communications program (print and electronic) that includes editorial, design, advertising, and photography. Experience with marketing, print production, and video production functions highly desirable.

- Candidate must be a creative, strategic thinker with excellent planning and analytical abilities and demonstrated administrative, leadership and interpersonal skills

- Experience with crisis communications and serving as institutional spokesperson in a wide variety of situations required

- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, to many kinds of audiences, including the media

- Experience with fund raising and alumni communications a plus

 

COMPENSATION:

Salary commensurate with education and experience.

 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and CV to Galia Galansky, Assistant Vice President of Human Resources- galia.galansky@hunter.cuny.edu.

Freelance- Communications Consultant-

 

OVERVIEW:

The role of freelance communications consultant will take on a wide variety of responsibilities.

Goals include:

·     Marketing the College's accomplishments, activities, and priorities to a…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Location

On-site
New York, NY, USA

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