Communications Manager

Purdue University (Agricultural Communications)
West Lafayette, Indiana 47906
Title: Communications Manager
Job Type: Full-time

Seeking creative, strategic communications professional to provide leadership for team of Communications Specialists and execute a portfolio of high-profile communication projects. Responsibilities include:

  • Developing and implementing communication strategies for individual departments, centers, initiatives, and programs within the College of Agriculture.
  • Manage Agricultural Communications engagement in recruitment efforts.
  • Writing content and working with communications team to meet goals.
  • Utilizing analytics to report on the impact of implemented plans and adjust strategies accordingly.
For more information about the Department of Agricultural Communication, please visit: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, English or related.
  • Three years’ experience developing and implementing strategic communication plans.
  • Previous supervisory experience.
  • Experience working with designers, photographers, editors, writers, video producers and/or web designers/developers.
  • Experience working as a member of a creative team.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to strategically develop, implement and facilitate communication plans.
  • Ability to lead diverse teams and provide excellent customer service.
  • Valid US or Canadian driver’s license.
  • Experience in recruitment/enrollment communications and strategies.
  • Experience working with a wide range of communication mediums, including video and web development.
Additional Information:
  • Purdue will not sponsor an employment related visa for this position.
  • A background check will be required for employment.
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contributions Immediately.
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
How To Apply:

All applicants must apply online via the Purdue Careers site in order to be considered.

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