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Brandeis University Assistant Director, Communication in Waltham, Massachusetts

The Hiatt Career Center at Brandeis University is looking for a new Assistant Director, Communications to guide the development and implementation of our marketing, communications, and social media plans. This role is the voice of the Hiatt Career Center and works to communicate our value meaningfully, enhance our visibility, and amplify our brand and prestige. Join our award-winning office and bring a collaborative, customer-service attitude, and take pride in fostering connections, developing relationships, and creating innovative programs. The Hiatt Career Center supports Brandeis undergraduate students and alumni in developing the skills to transform their unique backgrounds, liberal arts education and experiential learning into meaningful professional futures and relationships. We'll help students identify who they are, what they want and how to get there. Learn more about the Hiatt Career Center. We are committed to building a space for students, alumni, employers, colleagues, parents, and families that is welcoming and free from bias and discrimination. The successful candidate will be a self-starting and enthusiastic content generator able to juggle and complete multiple projects simultaneously. This role requires the ability to write strong, clear and concise copy quickly for a variety of audiences, excellent computer skills, and a partnership mindset and approach to communications. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and 5 years of experience; or Master's degree and 1-3 years of experience in digital marketing and design, communications, public relations or related field. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong interpersonal skills. Excellent computer skills including Canva and Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign & Illustrator), experience with video editing tools (iMovie and Adobe Premiere). Social media skills (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn). Strong project development and management skills. Key Responsibilities: Marketing Strategy and Execution Creates the Hiatt Career Center brand in alignment with university standards and accessibility guidelines. Develops and implements marketing, communications and social media plans for office-wide messaging and targeted programs, including major career fairs, events, networking, and educational programs. Utilizing available analytics is able to segment, target, and tailor plans across platforms for audiences including students, alumni, employers, parents, and faculty. Responsible for mass emails, Hiatt website, print and promotional materials, social media platforms (YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), and Hiatt?s campus screens. Manages marketing budget and purchases for office-wide collateral and subscriptions. Participates in Hiatt senior management meetings to set communications strategy. Supervises 1-2 student staff to supplement and extend Hiatt communications. Campus Engagement Serves as a liaison between career development, employer relations, and alumni engagement teams to ensure professional, consistent messaging across the office. Works collaboratively and maintains strong relationships with the Office of Communications, Admissions, Institutional Advancement and Alumni relations to pitch, prepare and support stories events and programs. Builds relationships with offices and other communicators to enhance the Hiatt brand. Salary This is an exempt, benefits-eligible role working 35 hours/week. Annual salary range: $60,000 - $70,000. Applications: Please submit a resume and cover letter along with links to samples of your past work. The expected start timeframe is mid-October to early November. Closing Statement Brandeis University is committed to providing its students, faculty and staff with an environment conducive to learning and working and where all people are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will