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Position: Managing Editor, Communications Department

Company: American University of Armenia (AUA), Communications Department

Contract type:  FT (5 days/40 hours per week)

Job Location: Yerevan, Armenia

Application deadline:   Open until filled

 

Job Duties

  • Manage all daily editorial and content-related activity within Office of Communications.
  • Develop content plan for the university in conjunction with Director of Communications.
  • Act as editor, writer, and reporter for communications and marketing content throughout university.
  • Coordinate photography, video, and design to accompany editorial content and marketing material.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with all university departments to be aware of their editorial needs and incorporate into university content plan.
  • Manage regular updates of printed and online communications and marketing material.
  • Arrange interviews with university and other spokespersons and prepare talking points.
  • Find and manage freelance writers, reporters, and interviewers.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by immediate supervisor(s).

 

Qualifications

  • University degree required, preferably in Journalism, Communications, or English literature;
  • Native-level English-language skills required;
  • Armenian language skills required;
  • Strong sense of responsibility, punctuality, organization;
  • Editorial, journalistic, or writing experience required;
  • Managerial experience strongly preferred.

 

How to apply:  A letter of intent, portfolio of published work, Curriculum Vitae with the names and contact information for three referees should be sent to jobs@aua.am with the subject heading “Managing Editor”. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified for interview.

 

AUA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active non-discrimination program within the institution