The ILR School of Cornell University is the leading college of the applied social sciences focusing on work, employment, and labor policy issues and practices of national and international significance. We advance the world of work through teaching, research and outreach. As a land-grant college, we generate and disseminate leading-edge knowledge to solve human problems, manage and resolve conflict, and establish best practices in the workplace, and to inform government policy. Our mission is to prepare leaders, inform national and international employment and labor policy, and improve working lives. The school offers undergraduate and graduate education as well as career-long learning for professionals.
The School is currently seeking a Communications Assistant to join our marketing and communications team. The role will provide you with the opportunity to perform a wide variety of complex marketing/communications and administrative tasks in support of ILR's Communications & Marketing Department. Duties include but are not limited to:
Publications, Media & Design Assistance – Provide design and editing support for marketing materials,
Webcast Coordination and Promotion – Manage and coordinate email campaigns; run tracking reports for ROI reporting
Project Management – work across teams to help maintain and manage project timelines
Fiscal Support – Perform various fiscal activities including procurement card purchases and internal billing and payment requests
Administrative/Communications Support to the Assistant Dean of Communications and Marketing
ILR Product Line Coordination and Promotion – Oversee ILR's merchandise product line including vendor relations and product purchasing
Associates Degree and a minimum of four years' experience in an office setting or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to successfully manage and prioritize multiple tasks while working under pressure within a fast-paced, office environment; willingness to be agile and take on unplanned tasks as those arise on an hourly basis.
Experience using Adobe Suite and Microsoft products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint; working knowledge of Photoshop; Google Docs proficiency
Ability to work closely with the team in a pro-active manner and to exercise initiative and independent judgment.
Ability to interact tactfully with diverse groups of individuals and to deliver excellent client service.
Prior experience with event planning and promotion
Must be flexible and able to work with many different work styles at one time.
Must have outstanding organizational skills
Ability to simultaneously plan, organize and coordinate multiple projects, manage events and special assignments.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Knowledge of Project Management software and online tools
A demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and to exercise discretion is essential.
Flexibility in work hours is required, some travel might be required.
Additions to your profile would include:
Bachelor's Degree and minimum six years' experience in an office setting.
Experience coordinating social media (Facebook and Twitter), and with webcast event support and platforms.
Knowledge of Cornell University travel and reimbursement and payment request systems.
Proficiency using InDesign and Adobe Illustrator; knowledge of eShop purchasing system.
Experience with email marketing software programs (Mail Chimp, Vertical Response), general database operating knowledge and internet search skills.
Demonstrated history and continued commitment to Cornell University's ideals and ‘Staff Skills for Success’
No relocation assistance or visa sponsorship provided for this position.
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