Princeton University's Department of African American Studies seeks a dynamic and versatile communications professional to serve as the Communications & Media Specialist. Reporting to the Department Manager, the communications and media specialist will support the objectives and priorities of Princeton’s Department of African American Studies (AAS). African American Studies writing experience is a priority qualification.
The communications and media specialist will work collaboratively with faculty and colleagues to produce high-quality written content that promotes their research and news, reaches their key audiences with messages and stories that raise their visibility, and reinforces Princeton's reputation for excellence in research and teaching. This individual will be the primary producer of content for the department’s social media channels and will play a leading role in executing department-wide efforts on social media.
This position requires occasional night, weekend and holiday duty depending on the demands of the academic year.
Representative responsibilities include, but will not be limited to:
The communications and media specialist must function as an effective liaison among department staff, faculty members, students and others to develop steady streams of compelling content that can appear online, in print, or both. The specialist will help take the communications efforts to higher levels, while also serving as a bridge to central University communications to help surface important stories that Princeton may promote via its core channels.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW