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Communication Specialist II Northeastern Integrated Pest Management Center Ithaca New York

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Communication Specialist II

Band E - Exempt

Northeastern Integrated Pest Management Center

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS)

Ithaca, New York

Who We Are

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) is a pioneer of purpose-driven science and Cornell University's second largest college. We work across disciplines to tackle the challenges of our time through world-renowned research, education and outreach. The questions we probe and the answers we seek focus on three overlapping concerns: natural and human systems; food, energy and environmental resources; and social, physical and economic well-being.

The Northeastern Integrated Pest Management Center (NortheastIPM.org) supports pest management projects in agricultural and community settings that promote environmental, human health, and economic benefits. Based at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, the Center fosters regional partnerships that put experience and research-based knowledge to work, enabling people to improve their lives and communities. Staff members work as a team on IPM outreach, networking, training, proposal writing, and documenting impacts.

What We Are Looking For

We are looking for a communications specialist who is excited about science writing. The successful candidate will review our funded research and communicate outcomes to a diverse audience of stakeholders, from government officials, scientists, homeowners, farm managers and workers, environmental organization participants, and pest management professionals. This person will inspire audiences with a big-picture vision while attending to detail, and juggle multiple projects under tight deadlines.

Roles and Responsibilities as a member of the team:

Lead communication campaigns that garner national recognition, coach staff to meet Center objectives, and develop new communication projects in multiple channels.

In conjunction with the expectations of the CALS Communications Team, plan strategic marketing communications campaigns that integrate web, print, e-book, video, and social media.

Determine salient and persuasive brand qualities, engaging stakeholders to bring the brand to life.

Follow CALS Communications policies and guidelines for all communication strategies including web presence, marketing communications, social media, etc. 

Develop creative ways to promote integrated pest management in a competitive communications marketplace.

Attend to details while remaining oriented toward project goals.

Synthesize research into accurate, coherent, interesting feature stories for a variety of audiences.

Develop presentations for stakeholders about proposed Center projects, attend and contribute to meetings of scientists.

Help set direction for projects based on stakeholder feedback.

Keep pace with current trends in marketing, outreach, and stakeholder engagement.

Participate in continuous learning and specialized training in related areas to enhance professional knowledge and skills

This position is part time (32 hours / week) and will be located in Ithaca, New York. This is a three-year appointment with possible extension depending on funding and performance.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and 2 years of communications management experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

1 year of experience in developing, planning, and implementing new communications projects.

Solid writing, copy editing, and proofreading skills. Must be able to assign, obtain, evaluate and critique communications work of other staff.

A positive attitude and collaborative approach are required.

Ability to work under tight time schedules and meet deadlines while working independently on multiple stories and projects.

Advanced computer skills (word processing, design and spreadsheets) with deep understanding of Internet-based communication and social networking principles and tools.

Demonstrated ability to manage high level of responsibility and confidentiality with minimal supervision.

Must possess a diverse set of communications skills, be well-organized, and demonstrate a willingness to learn.

Possess creativity, flexibility, initiative, and commitment to excellence.

Excellent oral and written communication skills, word processing computer skills.

Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, HTML, content management systems, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, web analytics software, and using social media in a professional setting.

Must be able to meet the travel requirements of the position and have reliable transportation as well as have and maintain a valid and unrestricted New York State driver's license.

Willingness to travel (2 - 3 meetings per year).

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree or significant coursework in a field related to agricultural, biological, or environmental sciences.

Master's degree in communications or marketing preferred.

Experience with science communications preferred.

Fluency in Spanish or other foreign language used in agricultural and community settings of the Northeastern United States preferred.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

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University Job Title:

Communication Spec II

Level:

E

Pay Rate Type:

Salary

Company:

Contract College

Contact Name:

Janet Camilli

Number of Openings:

1

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Cornell is a privately endowed research university and a partner of the State University of New York. As the federal land-grant institution in New York State, we have a responsibility—unique within the Ivy League—to make contributions in all fields of knowledge in a manner that prioritizes public engagement to help improve the quality of life in our state, the nation, the world.

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