The Office of Government and Community Affairs is hiring for the following positions:
The incumbent will report directly to the Columbia Community Service (CCS) Director, and assist the CCS Director with the communications and marketing of the Columbia Community Service Campaign to employees and retirees of Columbia University, Barnard and Teachers Colleges.
The incumbent will manage marketing through written and graphic materials as well through various social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and outreach instruments including videos. Promotion of the CCS Campaign will also include responding to inquiries from the public and university administrators; representing the CCS Director at meetings and conferences; and tracking projects and reporting on their progress. The incumbent will also coordinate activities for the CCS ambassadors and take part in outreach efforts/events and public presentations.
Other responsibilities include editing and maintaining the content of the Columbia Community Service web site and other publications. The incumbent will work with the Columbia Community Service agencies to build their presence on the website and to identify University resources that may be helpful to their operations. Responsibilities may also include collaborative work with the CCS Board of Directors to support their roles as partners in CCS's efforts.
The incumbent will need to apply skills in areas such as team-building, effective time management methods, data gathering, project and system integration and creative problem solving. The incumbent will provide support to the Vice President, Government & Community Affairs and may also support other senior managers with projects. The incumbent will be required to have project management skills and have good written and oral communication skills.
Minimum Qualifications – Bachelor's degree and/or its equivalent required with a minimum of three to five years' related experience in communications, non-profit management, or academic administration or a graduate degree and one year's experience in one of these fields.
Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of CRM software a plus.