Communications & Social Media Specialist - Tenders Global

Communications & Social Media Specialist

Yeshiva University

Position Summary: Communications & Social Media Specialist will publish at least two posts a day on all your social media channels increasing reach and awareness of Sy Syms content to current students, alumni and prospective students. They’ll need to think ahead: create a content calendar for at least a week in advance. They’ll need to come up with creative and shareworthy content: highlighting faculty, student, and alumni success, and promoting events. They’ll need to be informed and updated by leadership and members of the department to know what is going on around Sy Syms and what is worth promoting (investigative journalist style). They’ll join the once-a-week cross campus editorial meetings and Everspring meetings to pitch content that will be published across YU. They’ll work closely with the department of marketing and communications at YU to promote Sy Syms across social media, external media, and paid advertisement.
Position Responsibilities: 
  • Develop the Sy Syms newsletter to communicate with alumni
  • Identify media opportunities for Sy Syms Dean and faculty
  • Social media publishing – 50%
  • Website and newsletter publishing – 20%
  • Monitoring news trends that Syms can engage with on social media channels and in the media – 10%
  • Identifying earned media opportunities with the YU PR agency – 20%
Experience & Education Background:
  • A minimum of two years of experience publishing social media content
  • A minimum of two years in media relations
Skills & Competencies:
  • Very strong writing experience
  • Collaborative with internal and external teams
  • Experience with marketing data to drive decisions and results
  • Familiarity with Drupal or WordPress
About Us:

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.

We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations — Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.


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