Division/College: College of Social Sciences and Humanities
FT/PT: Full Time
Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, the Marketing Communications Manager will foster a positive brand image of Northeastern University's College of Social Sciences and Humanities (CSSH) via digital and print communications, public relations, and marketing to undergraduate students. As part of this mission, they will:
Manage and maintain various communications platforms to amplify information and news to prospective students, current students, faculty, alumni, parents, and donors.
Promote the placement of the college's news and accomplishments in media outlets within and beyond the university.
Serve as the college communications and media point person to university offices, including the Office of Marketing and Communications and Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, as well as departments, programs, and centers within the college.
Collaborate with the Dean's Office staff to develop comprehensive messaging strategies designed to improve yield and retention of undergraduate students.
Work with external vendors and freelancers to ensure successful and timely completion of projects.
Bachelor's degree required, Master's preferred. Degree in Marketing, Communications, English, or Public Relations preferred. Four to six years of experience in marketing communications including exceptional writing, editing, and content development skills. Graphic design, photography, and videography skills, as well as proficiency in design software applications and web-based technologies, are all pluses.
Strategic thinker with strong interpersonal skills and organizational skills
Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
Ability to effectively manage several projects simultaneously and be detail-oriented
Proven ability to interact professionally and diplomatically with many constituencies with a strong customer-service focus
Experience working in higher education preferred.
Requisition Number: STFR005231
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About Northeastern University
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.