Term: 13 months
The Communications Officer is a key member of the Advancement communications team and will deliver creative and tactical planning, implementation and project management of integrated communications plans, projects and strategies to support the Office of Advancements goals: to increase alumni engagement, raise philanthropic support and build Waterloo champions.
Reporting to the Associate Director, Communications, the Communications Officer works as part of a dynamic and integrated team within Advancement and with campus partners, to thoughtfully and effectively engage our community of alumni, donors and prospects, through compelling communications using various channels.
Each Communications Officer will have accountability for one-to-two key units within Advancement, but will support all Advancement communications as needed. Each role will have definitive accountabilities such as editor of the alumni e-newsletter, management of the annual report, or creation of highly customized content for high-level donors etc. Projects may include initiatives to support alumni engagement, donor solicitations, cultivation, stewardship or recognition.
Create, plan and execute creative content for all Advancement audiences
Collaborates, advises and consults
Manages creative communications projects