Communications Manager, Office of Marketing and Communications - McDonough School of Business

Washington D.C.
May 30, 2018
Jul 17, 2018
Full Time
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Communications Manager, Office of Marketing and Communications - McDonough School of Business

Located at the intersection of business, government, and international relations, Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business (MSB) develops principled leaders committed to serving both business and society. Through our global perspective, we prepare students to compete in today's international business environment.

The Communications Manager, an integral part of the Office of Marketing Communications, helps to raise the visibility of Georgetown's McDonough School of Business through managing the school's social media platforms and initiatives. Reporting to the Director of Editorial Services, the Communications Manager has duties that include but are not limited to:

Primary duties

  • Develops and manages content (editorial, photography, and video) across Georgetown McDonough's social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube) to support the school's strategic goals. 
  • Works with Marketing and Communications team members, as well as with staff across the business school and university, to create social media campaigns around specific events, programs, and initiatives.
  • Tracks engagement through analytics and recommends strategy adjustments to maximize ROI.
  • Maintains a social media planning calendar.
  • With the Director of Editorial Services, implements a social media working group within the McDonough School of Business to coordinate the school's efforts.
  • Teaches and trains users on digital best practices and use of analytics data.
  • Monitors industry trends and best practices to continually refine and improve social media strategies.
  • Researches, recommends, and implements new channels and technologies as appropriate.

Other duties

  • Coordinates content for monitor screens in the building.
  • Writes for the website, as needed (including covering events and speakers).
  • Serves as an office proofreader, as needed.


  • Bachelor's degree in English, communications, marketing, journalism, or related field or relevant professional experience
  • 2 years of experience in marketing and communications, including managing social media platforms
  • Strong written, grammatical, and editing skills
  • Experience interviewing people for stories
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Experience working with multimedia, including proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and video editing programs, such as Final Cut Pro or iMovie
  • Experience in updating web pages
  • Availability and willingness to work occasional nights and weekends as needed

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