Reporting to the Director of Communication and Content in Emory’s central Division of Communications and Public Affairs, the Communications Manager will help to plan, write, edit, curate and distribute compelling content from across the university for both internal and external audiences, through platforms including the Emory University homepage, Emory News Center, internal audience email newsletters, and more.
- Responsible for the integrated communication and promotion of divisional programs and services.
- Collaborates with others to develop and implement programs and communications materials for targeted audiences which enhance awareness and utilization of divisional programs and services.
- Creates effective promotional materials including articles, brochures, forms and flyers.
- Designs, oversees and updates a website to educate and to promote activities and programs; coordinates website with other related websites.
- May manage a budget.
- May assist in evaluating, measuring and responding to issues related to the quality of services provided.
- May conduct evaluations, surveys and focus groups to assist in quality improvement efforts.
- Researches constituents' satisfaction with divisional programs and services.
- Develops reports and recommendations to sustain high quality.
- May supervise or provide direction to staff.
- Leads projects as assigned.
- Serves as an internal marketing consultant for programs and services.
- May be responsible for managing various aspects of social media activities.
- Performs related responsibilities as required.
- Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, communications or a related field
- Minimum five years professional experience in journalism or communications
- Experience writing and editing news articles, long-form features and executive communications
- Proven news judgment and ability to make strategic content decisions
- Excellent grammar and proofreading skills
- Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines
- Proficient in Photoshop and comfortable working in content management systems
- Familiarity with AP style is desired but not required
- A bachelor's degree in communications, public relations, marketing, art or other related field.
- Five 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.