Manages internal and external communications efforts for a school or division, and provides communications perspective on initiatives and strategic planning. Produces executive communications and reports for divisional leadership. Directs the development of marketing, promotional, and communications strategies and policies to build awareness of division/school initiatives and priorities, and to serve various communications needs. Provides leadership on communications projects, ensuring that communications reflect divisional commitments, strategic priorities, and quality requirements. May oversee the division/school's website, as well as social media presence and activity. Evaluates the effectiveness of communication strategies across platforms and audiences. Oversees relationships with vendors and Emory service providers. May serve as spokesperson for the division/school, as appropriate. May manage a budget and staff. Performs related responsibilities as required.
A bachelor's degree in communications, public relations, marketing, art or other related field. Six years of experience in the development of marketing and informational materials, writing/research, project management and/or information technology. Additional related experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. Knowledge of publishing and other related software. Demonstrated creativity in the design of marketing, public relations or educational programs and communications materials.
Associate Director / Director of Communications
Serves as chief communications officer for the Laney Graduate School (LGS). Directs all internal and external communications efforts, and provide communications perspective on LGS initiatives and strategic planning. Produces executive communications for the Dean of LGS, the Senior Associate Dean, and the LGS Executive Council. Directs the development of LGS marketing, promotional, and communications strategies and policies to build awareness of LGS initiatives and priorities, and to serve LGS communications needs. Evaluates the effectiveness of LGS communication strategies across platforms and audiences. Serves as spokesperson for LGS, as appropriate. Manages a budget and staff. Performs related responsibilities as required.