Assistant Director of Communications – OSU Foundation

Stillwater, OK • Full-time • Bachelor's Degree Required

PRIMARY PURPOSE: The Assistant Director of Communications will help execute the Marketing and Communications department’s strategic goals of creating effective materials that inspire, solicit and steward donors. This position completes and/or contributes to important and ongoing editorial/development writing assignments. Projects will include publications, newsletters, news releases, public relations and media relations efforts, maintenance of content on the Intranet, print and digital advertising copy writing, and other general writing assignments. The position also plays a lead role in the strategy, creation and management of web and social media content. This person will regularly collaborate with internal departments and campus partners to achieve the goals identified for each project. This position works closely with the Senior Director of Communications to identify ways to publicize giving impact, key donors, events and messages through a variety of mediums.

General Writing and Media Relations:

  • Serve as the Foundation’s editor for its portion of STATE magazine, creating content, coordinating additional articles and visual components, and overseeing the completion and deadlines of each issue

  • In addition to STATE magazine, contribute copy for various other publications, including Foundation newsletters such as Women for OSU and the e-newsletter for the Foundation’s Board of Governors

  • Work closely with the Senior Director of Communications to strategically plan content to ensure messaging is aligned with Foundation and OSU priorities

  • Collaborate with designers, video producers and photographers to facilitate video interviews and/or photo shoots related to publications and design work required for each project

  • Assist with public relations/media relations outreach for news announcements and special events

  • Assist with internal communication efforts to staff, Board of Governors, key donors, etc., as needed

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