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Assistant Director of Communications

Gettysburg College | Gettysburg, PA - Posted 3 months ago

Gettysburg College is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Director of Communications. This position works closely with the Director of Communications & Content Strategy to advance the national visibility of the College in the marketplace through achieving maximum exposure, awareness, and understanding of the College’s key marketing messages and brand. The position has a dual focus on managing marketing projects and writing content for the College website, magazine, and other publications.


Job Responsibilities

This position performs a variety of writing, photography, editing, research, and other activities to support these efforts, including thinking strategically about how to communicate with various audiences; producing marketing and communications strategies aligned with marketing goals; contributing content for multiple media; working closely with directors of distinctive programs, faculty, and staff members; and working collaboratively with members of the Office of Communications & Marketing. This position also serves as a representative to several college-wide committees where an expertise in communications or marketing is needed.


Required qualifications include at least 1-3 years of communications experience (including a combination of relevant internship, job shadowing and work study opportunities); a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts, marketing, communications, journalism, or related field; and experience in providing content for web, print, digital, and social platforms.

Gettysburg College seeks candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues, and community members.