Carnegie Mellon University is a private, global research university that challenges the curious and passionate to deliver work that matters.
The Marketing and Communication Division is searching for a Communications Manager. This is an exciting opportunity if you thrive in an interesting and challenging work environment. In this role, you will product dynamic storytelling through writing, multimedia and developing visuals.
Core responsibilities will include:
Write institutional feature stories and produce multimedia content;
Conduct background research for storytelling and regularly review peer institution websites to identify trends;
Collaborate with other members of the content team to curate homepage and news website;
Develop visuals as needed for dynamic storytelling; and
Craft and promote research news through proper channels and platforms.
Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within the Marketing and Communication Division. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.
You will demonstrate:
Strong writing and editing skills;
A real passion for identifying and producing good stories;
Ability to write for different audiences utilizing different forms of storytelling;
Multimedia capabilities (photography, video, web);
Ability to work independently and effectively, and manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment;
A high level of integrity, credibility, respect and team collaboration; and
Research skills and business insight with a fluency in topical news and culture.
Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, communications, business, or other relevant field; Master’s highly desired.
Minimum of five years as a leader in multi-channel content creation.
Ability to work after hours and on weekends when appropriate.