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Assistant Director, Advancement Communications

The Catholic University of America
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Aug 31, 2022

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Assistant Director, Advancement Communications

Job ID: 2022-11722
Category: Advancement

The Division of University Advancement seeks a qualified individual for the position of Assistant Director of Advancement Communications. Reporting to the Senior Director of Advancement Communications, this position will coordinate and support the development of a variety of communication products, primarily focusing on print projects. Print and other communications projects share the dual goals of increasing engagement among the division’s constituents (alumni, parents, donors, etc.) and also increasing revenue and event attendance through the direct and indirect use of various mediums.

Other duties as assigned. This is a full-time position. Unless otherwise noted, work is conducted on-site at an open office environment at the University.

  • Strong written communication skills; ability to express information effectively and to create, compose, and edit materials.
  • Experience with production of printed materials preferred
  • Provide copy editing support for the Division of University Advancement; experience implementing AP preferred.
  • Network with colleagues across campus to gather story ideas from schools and departments and stay up-to-date on University events and initiatives.
  • Provide staff support at key University events as needed.
  • Ability to organize work, coordinate with team members to accomplish goals, and ensure progress is made on assigned tasks.
  • Experience using Google Workspace applications, Microsoft Office Suite, and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Support the Division of University Advancement in achieving its strategic and fundraising goals, as well as Campaign goals, through positive and productive interaction and collaboration with all departmental staff, University liaisons, and external constituents.

Bachelor’s degree required. Two (2) to four (4) years of experience working in a communications or marketing role within a higher education institution. Relevant education can supplement years of experience.

Direct experience working with a variety of communications tools and projects. Excellent writing and editing skills. Working knowledge of Google suite of applications. Proficient with Microsoft and Adobe Photoshop. Photography, videography, and graphic design proficiencies preferred, but not required.

Ability to drive a motor vehicle (campus or non-campus) on behalf of University business. Possession of current and valid U.S. driver’s license appropriate to the type of university vehicle and an acceptable Motor Vehicle Driving Record (MVR) as stipulated in the Vehicle Guidelines and Procedure Manual administered through the office of Environmental Health and Safety.

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