The Doerr Institute for New Leaders at Rice University is currently seeking to hire a Digital Communications & Marketing Specialist. In this role, you will serve as the primary staff member for establishing, monitoring, and maintaining the external digital presence for the Doerr Institute for New Leaders at Rice University, with the goal in mind of increasing brand awareness and departmental visibility. This role will be a liaison between the Doerr Institute, Rice constituents, and the rest of the world.


One year of related experience managing social media and digital communications platforms

Experience in external communications in an academic or leader development environment is preferred

Three years of experience managing social media and digital communications platforms is preferred

Experience managing materials and logistics for national or international conferences is preferred

Experience using Google Analytics and other analytics tools is preferred

Experience with maintaining websites using a content management system, preferably Drupal is preferred

Strong oral and written communication skills

Familiar with technology, social platforms, current and future trends

Organized and creative

Analytical and problem-solving skills

Ability to take direction and work to meet expected deadlines and schedules

Demonstrated team player

Deadline driven proficiency in writing quality content for paper and/or electronic marketing materials

Able to manage and triage various communications requests; can generate content, coordinate with others as necessary to manage projects and complete requests in a timely manner

Professional demeanor, works well in teams, detail-oriented


Qualified candidates may apply online by clicking here.

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