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University at Buffalo, SUNY
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Posted: 07/17/2023
Content Coordinator

The Office of Communications in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) is seeking a creative and motivated professional to create, share and measure engaging content across multiple platforms. The Content Coordinator will collaborate with the Director and Assistant Directors of Communications to build and execute marketing plans with key SEAS constituents, including students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors and industry partners. They will be a vital team member in a highly collaborative and creative environment, dedicated to telling great stories, creating flexible content and driving engagement to promote the SEAS disciplinary excellence initiatives aimed at increasing the school’s ranking, reputation, recruiting, and enrollment. The ideal candidate will have a mix of creative skills and a love of storytelling.

As the Content Coordinator, you will be responsible for

    • The creation and stewardship of news content and other written content that will be distributed to SEASaudiences and stakeholders through school communications channels. These channels include but are not limited to websites, print publications, digital newsletters, advertisements, and marketing collateral.
    • The management of SEAS social media accounts
    • Updating various content on school websites related to news content and media
    • Capturing multimedia content such as photography and video.
    • Working on other communications materials for SEAS as a writer, copyeditor, fact-checker and/or proofreader.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Proven writing and editing skills, including an ability to adapt tone and style for different audiences.
  • High digital literacy.
  • Bachelor’s degree with 1 year of experience, or equivalent combination of education and professional experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in communications at a higher education institution.
  • Previous experience in communications, public relations, marketing, advertising, or other relevant industries.
  • Degree in English, communications, journalism or other related field.
  • Familiarity with Associated Press (AP) Style.
  • Proficiency with content management systems (CMS).

Special Instructions:

Work Samples: Two (2) samples of writing are required to apply. Please include links or PDF files and a short description of each sample. Do not include more than two samples.

Deadline to Apply: August 8, 2023