The Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) is Cornell University's technology transfer office. We manage Cornell technologies that come from the research at Cornell's Ithaca campus, Weill Cornell Medical Colleges, Cornell Tech and the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva.
This position is responsible for working as part of CTL's Communication and Outreach team to develop and support the delivery of CTL's communications. In particular, the Communications and Outreach Officer will focus on internal marketing and communications: to enable CTL to deliver key messaging to faculty, students, researchers and staff in a planned way while also supporting the Associate Director with communications to groups outside the University and other projects. Officer will take the lead responsibility for the planning, promotion, staging and implementation of a range of internal events and meetings. Additionally, the Officer will help to produce both digital and print marketing materials for the Center.
The range of tasks include:
Assist in the development, planning, and launch (logistics, venues, sponsors, speakers, catering, registration) of 1-5 events per month with anywhere from 10-150 attendees;
Develop creative email, flyers, brochures, invitations and promotions (including online) for events;
Assist in the development and production of CTL marketing publications including annual reports, brochures and newsletters;
Develop content for CTL's social media outlets, e.g., Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn
Create and produce, as part of a team, technology and inventor videos
Assist Associate Director with report requests and data collection. Assist in the maintenance, update, and improvement of CTL's various web sites;
Help to manage and maintain marketing contact database .
Bachelor's degree with 2-3 years of hands-on experience in event planning, marketing, graphic design and logistics management. Computer skills and proficiency in the following software programs: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Salesforce, and Microsoft Office. Must have experience with website content revisions,and the capacity to develop documentation and other communication materials. Position requires excellent organizational and communication skills (both written and oral). Ability to prioritize multiple projects and handle confidential information. Must be able to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external audiences. Customer-oriented philosophy, judgment/discretion, strong attention to detail and initiative essential. Out-of-town travel required.
Bachelor's degree in communication or a related field preferred, with experience in event planning in industry or academic setting desirable. Experience with Adobe Dreamweaver, website maintenance and HTML programming also desirable.
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Relocation assistance not provided.
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