|Job Title||ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, MEDIA RELATIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS|
|Posted By||Erikson Institute|
|Salary Range||Based on experience|
|Location||Location -> Illinois -> Chicago / Cook County|
|Type of Work||Type of Work -> Marketing / Outreach / Communications|
|Job Type||Job Type -> Full-time|
Erikson Institute, the nation’s leading graduate school in child development, is seeking to hire an assistant director, media relations and communications. This position, which is based in downtown Chicago, has primary responsibility for strategizing and implementing Erikson’s media relations and social media efforts. This position will also develop and write both brief news items and substantial feature articles about Erikson and its programs, activities, faculty members, students, and staff.
The assistant director must be an articulate spokesperson for Erikson with the local and national media and the greater Erikson community. The position is part of the communications team and reports to the director of communications.
Roles and Responsibilities
Founded in 1966, Erikson Institute is one of the nation’s leading graduate schools in child development and early childhood education. It is a private, independent, NCA-accredited graduate school offering master’s degrees, a Ph.D., graduate certificates, and professional development courses in child development and early childhood education. Erikson provides a variety of employee benefits, including excellent health and dental plans, life/disability insurance, transit stipend, matching retirement contributions, and more. To learn more, visit our website at www.erikson.edu
Erikson Institute is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, marital or parental status, sexual orientation including gender identity, gender expression, military discharge status, physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. In addition, Erikson Institute provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act and applicable state and local laws (including during the application or hiring process).
Please email, fax, or mail a cover letter and resume to:
Director of Communications
451 North LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Please…no phone inquiries accepted.