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Position Summary

The Communications Specialist in The Society for Classical Studies will develop internal and external communication tools, messages and materials, including print and electronic publications, website content, social media, public relations materials, direct mail, marketing, multimedia and other related materials, in support of efforts to communicate with members and non-members and to expand the Society’s ability to present the ancient world to a broad public. The Communications Specialist will have an integral role as part of a small team and will, in addition to the above: conduct research and assessments to inform and improve decision-making procedures as they relate to communication strategy and effectiveness in relation to all aspects of the Society’s activities; respond to inquiries from members and non-members; and manage the Society’s web-based job placement service.


Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education:

Bachelor's Degree in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences or in a relevant professional field.

Required Experience:

3+ years experience in managing social media and other digital communications in organizations that manage websites and content management systems.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Excellent written, phone, and verbal communication skills, data and financial literacy, and familiarity with social media platforms. A good sense of the English language, coupled with competence in spelling, grammar, editing, and proofreading. Demonstrated ability to serve as a detail-oriented, self-motivated team player. Willingness to travel to as necessary, including to the Society’s annual meeting, traditionally held in early January.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Familiarity with Drupal and InDesign; Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and PHP; Understanding of copyright and licensing terms for web-based content; facility with MS Excel; ability to liaise with web developers

Additional Information

In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is USD $60,300.00 to USD $67,000.00. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and organizational considerations when extending an offer. This pay range represents base pay only and excludes any additional items such as incentives, bonuses, clinical compensation, or other items.

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How to Apply

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Application materials required are a CV / resume and cover letter.

Review of applications will begin on June 1.

This is a hybrid work position.