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Job ID: 183723

Communications Specialist
Tufts University

Date Posted Apr. 13, 2022
Title Communications Specialist
University Tufts University
Boston, MA, United States
Department The Trustees of Tufts College
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Communications/Public Relations


Established in 1981, the Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy is the only graduate and professional school of nutrition in North America. Its mission is to improve the nutritional well-being of people worldwide through:

  • the creation of new knowledge
  • the application and dissemination of evidence-based information and
  • the education and training of future leaders in the field

What You'll Do

The Communications Specialist executes communications strategies that promote the goals and mission of the department, school or division.  S/he develops high-quality, effective digital and print materials and messaging, including researching and writing effective communications pieces.  S/he creates design and layout of digital and print publications, researches, recommends and implements communications and marketing projects and strategies, develops design and content for website, and develops content and strategies for social media communications.  This individual evaluates and reports on effectiveness of communications strategies and recommends changes or improvements.  S/he monitors budgets, provides guidance to support staff, students and temporary workers and coordinates work with outside vendors and consultants on projects.

What We're Looking For


Minimum Required Experience, Education, Background, And Certifications/Licenses

Bachelor’s degree in related area of study or equivalent and 3 - 5 years of professional communications experience. 

Additional Preferred Experience, Education, etc. 

Advanced degree and experience in education or non-profit setting preferred.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.


Equal Opportunity Employer - minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.





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