Internal Communications Manager, School of Law
Job Title: Internal Communications Manager, School of Law
Location: Case Main Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 8714
Job Description POSITION OBJECTIVE
- Work closely with the co-Deans and the Executive Director to update and implement a comprehensive annual communications plan that reflects school/college and university priorities and also identifies best approaches and vehicles to engage and inform internal stakeholders. Establish detailed calendars that track goals, formats and timing of communications for each time period. Consult regularly with executive director and co-deans regarding plan updates and outcomes. (15%)Conceptualize, research and provide writing support to the co-deans, including for speeches, talking points, emails PowerPoints, quotes, website updates, and publication messages. Communicate information of a highly complex nature in a clear, concise and compelling way. (20%)Advise and assist other school leaders in Identifying and executing opportunities to advance school and university priorities through effective communications that are delivered through vehicles appropriate to their content (e.g. letters, emails, website updates, etc.) (40%)Collaborate with the Executive Director and other UMC leaders to promote the school in university-wide communications, identify promising opportunities for external communications and marketing, and contribute to those opportunities through coordinating contacts, developing content, and related activities. (15%)Assist as needed with internal communications involving other academic units and/or UGEN offices. (10%)
- Ability to write quickly and well.Mastery of a variety of prose styles—including writing for the web.Understanding of the essential elements of persuasive, engaging writing, as well as the distinctions between speeches, articles, letters and other forms of communication.Ability to translate complex topics in ways that engage, inform and inspire.Understanding of the written and visual elements and structure of effective presentations - whether with visual aids (i.e. PowerPoint or other formats) or without –and ability to prepare such presentations quickly and well. Appreciation of the value of collaboration with multiple stakeholders.Recognition of the importance of constructive feedback in continuous improvement and consistent enhancement of communications from the provost.Strong interpersonal, communication and narrative skills.Outstanding planning and organizational skills.Ability to meet consistent attendance.Ability to interact with colleagues, supervisors, and customers face to face.Proficiency in MS Office products including Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
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