Associate Director of Communications

Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

Date Posted October 01, 2020
Industry Academia
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.


General Purpose: 

Reporting to the Executive Director of Strategic Communications, helps to enhance and expand the reputation of the Yale School of the Environment (YSE) as a national and international leader in environmental research, thought, and education. Supports the creation, management, and execution of communication plans for synthesizing and communicating complex academic concepts for multiple audiences. Develops and manages forward-looking strategic communications in traditional and new media in order to enhance YSE’s reputation externally and across Yale.












Candidates who are interviewed must provide writing samples (press releases, news stories or short features) at the time of interview. Finalists will be asked to complete a writing assignment based on YSE-specific work.


Required Education and Experience:  Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communications or related field and five years of experience in public relations, journalism, television, corporate communications or agency work or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated experience in developing communications for a range of media and working with creative professionals in design, photography or video.




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We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more.

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.



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