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Princeton has a pretty unique job opening if anyone is interested

Social Media Coordinator, Office of Communications


The Office of Communications seeks a talented and versatile professional to edit, create, organize and update content for the University’s core website, social media sites and for other priority Web projects. The Social Media Coordinator will focus on written content, primarily from a journalistic perspective, and must be able to convey intended messages accurately and succinctly both through editorial and visual mechanisms. The successful candidate will have expertise in research and strategy implementation and will possess skills and interests in Web technology, including social media strategy, information architecture, design and other content. The coordinator must understand the role of the Web team as a support team for Communications and University priorities. He or she must be an organized communicator who can set priorities, multitask, problem solve, project track, meet deadlines, collaborate and contribute to overall team objectives. Prior experience working with news and media issues in a public relations capacity is required.

This position reports to the Director of Web Communications and the coordinator must exhibit a strong desire to serve the specific needs of a fast-paced communications office within a higher-education setting. He or she will have experience understanding the needs of and working comfortably with communications experts. He or she must have experience working comfortably with technology experts and must be able to contribute to a successful Web partnership between Communications and the Office of Information Technology.


Requirements are: a minimum of 7 years experience in a high-pressure, professional Web and/or Communications environment in a capacity that assists and supports senior team members; a minimum of 7 years of editing and writing experience, preferably in a professional capacity, and a minimum of 3 years of Web experience in a coordination role; familiarity with Web technology, and ability to work in both Macintosh and PC environments; demonstrated ability to work well, both independently and on teams; and excellent organizational skills, must be able to multitask, must be able to work with creative teams and must be able to work well with diverse colleagues and audiences.

Candidates also should be able to demonstrate: understanding of how Web strategy, particularly social media, can improve communications efforts; good trouble-shooting capability; the ability to react well to crisis; and good organization skills, including the ability to prioritize and set standards.


A master’s degree or higher or equivalent professional experience is required. – search open positions for application online…


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