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Yeshiva University Director of Digital Communications in New York, New York

Position Summary: Cardozo School of Law is seeking a strategic and hands-on digital communications leader to promote the law school's programs, including those advancing criminal justice, business & innovation, intellectual property, entertainment and more. This person will be a seasoned communications expert, spearheading our messaging on multiple platforms, with an understanding of the critical role the law plays in our democracy. The Director of Digital Communications is responsible for generating, maintaining, distributing, and managing all digital content, with primary focus on recruitment of law school students and promoting the reputational achievements of our professors to a national audience of law professors and legal professionals. Working closely with senior leadership this person will gain a thorough understanding of various areas of legal study and the key administrative teams with knowledge of these areas, to implement strategic communications internally and externally. The director plays a key role in messaging that distinguishes Cardozo's unique strengths and vitality to college graduates interested in applying to law school, international students seeking advanced legal degrees in the U.S., as well as to alumni audiences, law school faculty and lawyers in practice. This person will have responsibility for a wide range of communications activities, helping oversee management of the communications office of two communications associates and numerous outside vendors. This person will report to the Associate Dean of Communications and work closely with the Associate Dean for Faculty Development as well as other professors and administrators. This person will be part of a vibrant team, working in Greenwich Village, with some work at home flexibility. Position Responsibilities: Responsible for all email marketing and ad campaigns and overseeing all social media channels, including creation of content and working with video producers and event writers and photographers Management of Website, overseeing homepage updates, news feeds, event information, & program and faculty directory pages Establishing and managing key relationships with outside vendors for design, technology, and qualitative analytics Working closely with JD admissions and LL.M. admissions offices on marketing emails and digital brochures Supervising creation of content for campus digital flat screens and kiosks Supervising daily running of the communications office, managing associate communications specialist for alumni affairs A key contact person for all administrators, faculty, and student groups Supervises advertising and marketing of public events including the annual International Advocate for Peace Award, which will be given this spring to Gloria Steinem Oversees digital program brochure publication and works with the team to finalize print versions with the university design department Experience & Education Background: Bachelor's Degree in a communications related major, and 4+ years of experience as a manager in communications or a related field such as journalism. Masters in communication field a strong plus Experience in an academic office a major plus Experience managing a website with numerous departments and programs, training and overseeing individuals to manage their pages, assisting in website updates and creation of content, calendar upkeep Demonstrated ability to manage communications projects, working with others to produce content on deadline Proven experience as an excellent writer and proofreader Skills & Competencies: Must be highly proficient in all digital platforms and able to review, analyze and report on FB, Google, LinkedIn, ad functions A CMS expert, experience in Drupal and Hubspot a major plus Familiar with Adobe, InDesign, Photoshop, Design capability or sensibility preferred for digital invitations, digital news blasts and in-house electronic information screens Able to work efficiently and collegially with other university offices as well as outside freelancers and vendors Project management experience Experience generating and managing digital marketing campaigns in-house and in paid media environments This person must be a self-starter, capable of managing others as well as working independently Interacts frequently with administrative offices including Admissions, Alumni Affairs, Deans office, Career Services, Student Services, Event Planning, and Institutional Advancement Must be an excellent communicator and diplomatic representative able to create a positive work environment and workflow-while establishing clear and achievable expectations Must be able to analyze and solve problems and to establish clear workplace systems that produce results Skilled writer/ editor who can work on deadline Salary Range: $90,000 - $103,000 About Us: Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more. We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together. The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University's retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations. Equal Employment Opportunity: Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.