Campaign Communications Director

  • Colgate University
  • Hamilton, NY 13346, USA
  • Jun 28, 2021
Full time Alumni Relations Deans & Directors Development/Advancement/Fundraising External Relations, PR, Marketing Other Executive

Job Description


Colgate University

Campaign Communications Director

Requisition Number: 2021S046Posting
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
Division: Communications Division
Department: Communications

Department Statement:
The Office of Communications tells the Colgate story. We strengthen the University’s presence and reputation among external and internal audiences through our strategic direction of the Colgate identity and its core messaging platforms. Our office oversees all official University integrated marketing programs and communications and is responsible for curating and creating content for Colgate Magazine; for digital outlets including the University’s website, mobile apps, and social media; for admission and advancement publications; and media relations campaigns.

The Campaign Communications Director is focused on the production of campaign communication content across platforms, including print, digital, and web. The Director is responsible for implementing campaign communications strategies in support of Colgate's Third-Century Plan. The position reports to the Senior Director, Communications and Strategic Initiatives, while working closely with members of the Colgate advancement team.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Professional Experience/Qualifications
A minimum of 3-5 years experience in advancement, fundraising, alumni relations, communications, project management, marketing, recruitment, public relations, or journalism.

Excellent writing, editing, publication, and project management skills.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge of digital communications best practices strongly preferred.

Knowledge or experience in higher education advancement or alumni relations preferred.

Experience with Drupal and BBNC preferred but not required.

A Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in liberal arts, communications, journalism, public relations, or related field.

Application Details

Other Information
Please attach a writing sample to your application.

Work Schedule:

Job Open Date:

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Open Until Filled

Special Instructions Summary
Colgate has a diverse student, faculty, staff, and alumni population representing a variety of races, gender identities, social economic status, sexual orientations, languages, national origins, etc. Our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Plan presents a framework for continuing the creation of an inclusive campus and engaging the Colgate community in this effort in the years ahead.

Please describe how you would connect and/or work with a diverse community.

You can upload the statement under the Diversity Statement document heading.

EEO Statement
It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Clery Act
The Campus Safety Department will provide upon request a copy of Colgate’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. This report includes statistics as reported to the United States Department of Education for the previous three years concerning reported: 1. crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Colgate University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus and 2. fires that occurred in student housing facilities. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security and fire safety, such as policies concerning sexual assault, life safety systems, and other related matters. To obtain a copy, contact the Campus Safety Compliance Manager via e-mail at You may also access the report from the Campus Safety web page at:

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