American University of Armenia Fund
Senior Communications Specialist / Content Writer
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Yerevan, Armenia
- Develop content plan for the university in conjunction with Director of Communications - Act as editor, writer, and reporter for communications and marketing content throughout university - Coordinate photography, video, and design to accompany editorial content and marketing material - Develop and maintain strong relationships with all university departments to be aware of their editorial needs and incorporate into university content plan - Arrange interviews with university and other spokespersons and prepare talking points - Pitch, write and edit all branded content. This includes: advertorial articles, emails, social media, contests/sweeps and more - Support the strategy for successful, branded content that supports the department's goals while remaining connected with the AUA audiences - Copyedit content and establish and maintain standards of voice, tone, and quality for various communications mediums - Develop headlines, decks, pull quotes, direct-mail copy, and other types of content as needed to promote and amplify content in a variety of channels - Write and edit marketing and communications materials (including social media posts, newsletters, invitations, signage, displays, posters, presentations, and other texts) for University departments as needed - Write and edit major University booklets including annual reports, commencement and alumni brochures - Update and edit the content for general and departmental brochures, media kit, key messages, and fact sheets as needed - Manage daily editorial and social media content related activity within Office of Communications - Develop social media content plan for the University in conjunction with PR & Marketing Manager - Collaborate with PR & Marketing Manager to create promotional concepts - Proofread AUA web content, as needed - Collaborate with editorial, marketing/ PR, and design teams to enhance AUA's brand - Perform other related duties as assigned by immediate supervisor(s)
Required Qualifications
- University degree required, preferably in Journalism, Communications, or English literature - Native-level English-language skills required - Armenian language skills required - Strong sense of responsibility, punctuality, organization - Editorial, journalistic, or writing experience required
Application Procedures
A letter of intent, portfolio of published work, Curriculum Vitae with the names and contact information for three referees should be sent to with the subject heading “Senior Communications Specialist/Content Writer”. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified for interview. Please mention in your application that you have learned about this position from
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