COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR, Marketing & Communications, Media Relations
Location: BOSTON, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 22500581141209
The Public Relations' Social Media division within Marketing & Communications is seeking a Communications Coordinator who will aid in the development and execution of public relations campaigns and content marketing efforts across traditional, digital and social media. Working collaboratively with senior public relations and social media staff, this role will help promote and engage the Boston University community and experience. The role will work to highlight BU's strategic priorities and institutional values, including academic and research advancement and a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Duties will include original content creation, such as blog and social media posts, outreach notes, best practice documentation; assist with social media management, SEO and reporting; social media monitoring, including following trends and BU influencers; integrating social media ideas and content with editorial properties. This role will also work closely with student interns to keep our social media channels creative and engaging.
If you want to work in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment but in an environment that provides a terrific work-life balance, we want to hear from you! Marketing & Communications at Boston University values intellectual, cultural, and social diversity among its staff and students. We remain steadfast in our dedication to building a team that is inclusive and equitable and a place where all can thrive. For all positions, we are looking for individuals who enjoy working with colleagues in a collaborative environment and who are flexible and creative.
B.A./B.S. or equivalent experience in communications, marketing, or related field(s).
1-3 years of related internship or work experience in public relations, marketing, or similar areas.
Knowledge of social media platforms and tools.
Knowledge of WordPress, SEO, and design experience is a plus.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work collaboratively with PR, social media, and editorial teams.
Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University's COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions). For further information on the University's response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources site.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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