Communications Specialist

02747, North Dartmouth
Apr 19, 2017
Communications Specialist
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Communications Specialist

The Advancement Communications Specialist supports all online and print communications efforts from the Division of Advancement. In this capacity, s/he is the primary contact with the central Marketing and Communications division for UMass Dartmouth. Works independently and within a team environment to research, write, edit, and review material to be used in a variety of media including, but not limited to publications, web, social media, advertising, recruiting, and email communications. The Communications Specialist is the in-house expert for the Advancement outfacing CRM providing support for mass e-mails, landing pages, and website content for Advancement communications. The incumbent writes or edits Development documents including: fundraising proposals to individuals, corporations and foundations; fundraising publications; mass communications outreach via online and printed channels; press releases; solicitation, stewardship, cultivation and acknowledgement letters; Advancement positions papers; and documents presenting definitive statements of fundraising opportunities to a variety of external audiences including the UMass Dartmouth Foundation Board, donors, and potential donors.

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The deadline to apply for this position is April 28, 2017.

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