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Harvard University Communications Coordinator in Cambridge, Massachusetts

59309BRAuto req ID:59309BRJob Code:403134 Coordinator I Location:USA - MA - Cambridge Business Title:Communications CoordinatorSub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade ( :054Time Status:Part-time Union:55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers Basic Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years professional experience in coordinating communications and/or marketing projects.

  • Proficiency-plus in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), Adobe Premiere Pro, Zoom, Google Suite (docs, forms, etc.), MailChimp, Canva, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, TikTok.

  • Writing and design samples will be required for applicants selected for interviews.

Additional Qualifications and Skills:

Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Commitment to prioritizing inclusion, belonging, diverse voices and equity in all areas of communication.

Applicants must submit a cover letter.

Additional Information:

The Office for the Arts at Harvard supports student engagement in the arts and integrates the arts into University life. Through its programs and services, the OFA teaches and mentors, fosters student artmaking, connects students to accomplished artists, commissions new work and partners with local, national and international constituencies. By supporting the development of students as artists and cultural stewards, the OFA works to enrich society and shape communities in which the arts are a vital part of life. At its essence, the OFA champions artists—whether they are beginning or experienced. Artistic practices from far-ranging voices are integrated into the teaching of co-curricular courses, as well as in the artistic direction of our ensembles, exhibitions and guest artist programs. The OFA creates connections among practice, theory, history and lived experience. It also strives for state-of-the-art practices in the management of many Harvard arts venues. OFA programs and initiatives enable students to explore an art form in-depth and to work directly with professional artists in a wide range of courses, workshops, classes, residencies and apprenticeships and in the creation of new works.

Department:Office for the ArtsPre-Employment Screening:Identity Job Function:General Administration Position Description:

  • Writes and edits copy; develops print and online marketing assets for OFA publications, media and various University websites, as well as promotional copy for department special projects and news announcements, for Associate Director’s review. Noting: Most OFA print publications are based on templates.

  • Coordinates, executes and monitors marketing strategies for website, social media, calendar, e-communications and weekly e-newsletter.

  • Project manages editorial content, including print and online guide, for the annual University-wide ARTS FIRST festival in the spring; works with contracted production artist and graphic design firm on print guide design.

  • Develops marketing to OFA brand.

  • Collaborates with staff for OFA-wide communications.

School/Unit:Faculty of Arts and Sciences EEO Statement:We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.Job Summary:

The OFA Communications Coordinator fulfills print, digital, video and online communications and marketing promotion for the Office for the Arts’ programs and services. The key function is to develop and support all outreach, social media and branding efforts: monitoring the website, social media, calendar, e-communications and weekly e-newsletter; managing editorial content for the University-wide ARTS FIRST festival in the spring; leading marketing development to meet the OFA brand and objectives of OFA programs, initiatives and special projects. This position requires writing/editing skills, media and marketing knowledge, and digital and social media fluency. An ability to conceive and implement publication strategies in a collaborative and creative environment, and a commitment to content that reflects diversity, equity, belonging and inclusion are critical. The Coordinator is a team player, has the ability to juggle multiple projects at the same time, and thrives under pressure while working with colleagues, the College community and general public. The position is busiest during the academic year with space in summer months to develop longer strategic projects.

Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging:Harvard University views equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging as the pathway to achieving inclusive excellence and fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive. We strive to create a community that draws upon the widest possible pool of talent to unify excellence and diversity while fully embracing individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values.