The Yale Program on Climate Change Communication is seeking a talented and data-driven digital director to develop our online strategy and grow our audience, which has experienced rapid growth over the past year (e.g., +500% followers on Facebook; +300% on LinkedIn; +67% on Twitter; +225% website visitors). The director will oversee our digital programs, including managing our websites,email lists, and social media to communicate our public opinion research and climate news content. The director will also manage our online advertising and conduct message tests. We are looking for an environmentally-focused digital professional, with a passion for promoting engaging content to a variety of public, policymaker, and expert audiences (the YPCCC does not conduct advocacy campaigns or online fundraising).
Posting Position Title: Communications Officer, CL & C
University Job Title: Digital Director Yale Prog Climate Change Comm
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated ability with digital marketing and message testing. Demonstrated experience with SEO, SEM, social, web, email and online advertising. Demonstrated experience with Twitter, Facebook, ActionSprout, etc. and social media management.
Required Skill/ability 2: Superior communication skills, including ability to communicate scientific concepts to diverse audiences. Strong creative content development (emails, posts, tweets, videos, etc).
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated digital and/or campaign experience, such as digital work for news organizations, non-profit advocacy groups, think tanks, universities or political campaigns or relevant marketing role.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to manage a team of students working part-time.
Required Skill/ability 5: Excellent organizational and project management skills. Ability to adapt to evolving priorities and deadlines.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Bachelors and 3 years of demonstrated digital and campaign experience.
Required Licenses Or Certifications:
Bachelor's degree and two years of related experience or agency work or a combination of education and experience.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.