UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply
New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seeks to appoint a Director of Strategic Communications reporting to the Associate Vice Chancellor, External Relations.
This position is responsible for developing and coordinating strategic communications for the University, with specific focus on the regular development of executive level communications, including community messages, internal and external speeches, presentations, talking points, video scripts, blog posts, FAQs, op-eds, and essays. Responsibilities include maintaining consistency of voice for communications in all mediums and uses to achieve alignment in tone, style, and leadership priorities. This position oversees and participates in the development and implementation of communication plans and strategies with a creative vision to advance executive level initiatives.
The Director of Strategic Communications collaborates with unit heads in the Office of External Relations to assemble and lead project teams as needed to provide support for high priority projects and strategic initiatives, from planning to publicity and visibility and ongoing coverage. The position is also responsible for developing and leading robust
communications support for emerging or ongoing high-profile priorities, including issues management communications, by convening and leading units within the Office of External Relations, and in collaboration with offices and departments across the University.
This position often handles highly sensitive and confidential information, which requires discretion, tact and carefully weighed responses, often without warning or preparation