Marymount Manhattan

Staff Positions

  • Part-Time Mailroom Clerk

    The Mailroom Clerk picks up and drops off mail daily to the Post Office for the College; sorts, logs and distributes mail and courier packages. The Mailroom Clerk will also assist Mailroom Coordinators at both 71st Street and the 55th Street Residence Hall. 

    • Pick up and sort incoming mail from the Post Office.
    • Assist in the sorting of  mail and delivery to all departments.
    • Work with the Mailroom Coordinator to complete all daily tasks.
    • Accept all incoming deliveries made via UPS, FedEx, etc., and scans all packages into the inbound tracking system, and delivers packages to respective departments.
    • Log all outgoing courier packages and contacts courier for pickup.
    • Post all outgoing mail-including certified or registered mail. Takes all mail to the Post Office
    • Copier maintenance – check paper/staples/toner in designated copiers.
    • Accept all deliveries for the College from vendors. Enters each package into inbound tracking system and is responsible for obtaining signatures for the Neotrak system and uploads all information into the system.
    • Assist the Mailroom Coordinator with other Mailroom duties as directed.
    • Act as backup when either the Mailroom Coordinator at the College or 55th Street Residence Hall is out.
    • Sort and places incoming mail in student’s respective mailbox
    • Cancel subscriptions for students no longer residing at Residence Hall
    • Log out student packages to students upon ID verification and has student sign for package when working at the 55th Street Residence Hall
    • Other duties as defined by the Director of Administrative Services.

     

    Education Requirements:

    • High School diploma or equivalency.

     

    Other Requirements:

    • Understanding of USPS regulations helpful
    • Ability to lift packages up to approximately 50 lbs.
    • Prior Mailroom experience helpful.
    • Flexible hours Monday-Friday; some nights and weekends may be required

     

    How to Apply:

    Please send resume and cover letter to:

    Marymount Manhattan College

    221 East 71st Street

    New York, NY 10021

    HR@mmm.edu

  • Communications Coordinator

    Reporting to the Director of Public Relations and Marketing, the Communications Coordinator is responsible for coordinating media, marketing and public relations for the Marymount Manhattan College community and Institutional Advancement.

    CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Assist in developing and writing news pitches and press releases for distribution to local, regional and national media (print, television and radio) announcing      accomplishments of College community members, notable contributions,      scholarships and grant awards, special events and other news.
    • Search, gather and write media (print, television and radio) placements for the College; build and maintain detailed media clip report.      
    • Coordinate, design, create and edit internal creative projects, including but not limited to, postcards, brochures and invitations
    • Take photos as needed to incorporate into story pitches, press releases and other public relations efforts.
    • Assist with Web content (text and photos); collaborate with the Communications and Graphic Design Specialist to update Web pages including alumni, planned giving, parents, annual giving, and campaign Web pages.
    • Assist with posting news and events photo galleries and media placements; manage advancement-related pages on the Marymount Manhattan College web site.
    • Collect price estimates, invoices and work orders for creative projects, including but not limited to postcards, brochures and invitations.
    • Handle media requests; provide promotional and informational materials including press kits, photos, newsletters and brochures.
    • Provide assistance with promotion for special events such as faculty book signings, annual fundraisers, and informational panels.
    • Build and maintain working relationships with outside vendors including printers, graphic designers, and photographers; collect and record bids for various projects.
    • Ability to create, direct and execute social media initiatives.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Education & Experience Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree required in English, journalism, public relations, broadcasting, mass communications or related field.
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience of working for a non-profit organization, preferably in higher education institution, with a strong understanding of best practices in media relations.

    Other Requirements:

    • Exceptional writing and editing skills; knowledge of Associated Press and/or New York Times style; good understanding of journalism principles and techniques.
    • Strong verbal communication skills; ability to work collaboratively with all college constituents, including faculty and staff members students, alumni, donors and public relations and graphic design consultants.
    • Excellent organizational skills; ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects in order to meet deadlines.
    • Ability to work independently and maintain a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality.
    • Knowledge, understanding and ability to handle digital photography and knowledge of Adobe Photoshop.
    • Strong skills related to Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook); Adobe programs (Adobe Writer; Adobe Reader).
    • Outstanding computer skills.
    • Available to work occasional nights and weekends to cover special events.

     

    How to Apply:

    Please send resume and cover letter to:

    Marymount Manhattan College

    221 East 71st Street

    New York, NY 10021

    HR@mmm.edu

  • Director of Public Relations & Marketing

    Reporting to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement, the Director of Public Relations & Marketing is responsible for coordinating media, marketing and public relations for the Marymount Manhattan College community and Institutional Advancement.

    CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBITIES:

    • Create relationships with news and media personnel and develop and write news pitches and press releases for distribution to local, regional and national media (print, television and radio) announcing accomplishments of College community members, notable contributions, scholarships and grant awards, special events and other news.
    • Develop media opportunities for College faculty, administration and other members of the MMC community.  Maintain a list of faculty experts for media opportunities.
    • Direct a re-branding campaign involving all college constituencies.
    • Manage all presidential written collateral such as letters, talking points, memos, etc. as needed. 
    • Meet with faculty and staff on a regular basis to collaborate on story ideas and public relations opportunities.
    • Develop, create, write and edit the President’s Report, College magazine, newsletters, Web postings and additional communication materials in collaboration with a graphic design firm, if necessary.
    • Collect price estimates, invoices and work orders for creative projects, including but not limited to postcards, brochures and invitations.
    • Handle media requests; provide promotional and informational materials including press kits, photos, newsletters and brochures.
    • Provide assistance with promotional special events such as faculty book signings, annual fundraisers, and informational panels.
    • Ability to oversee, create and manage social media.
    • Manage all crisis communications as needed.

    Education & Experience Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree required in English, journalism, public relations, broadcasting, mass communications or related field.
    • Minimum of 6 years’ experience of working for a non-profit organization, preferably in higher education institution, with a strong understanding of best practices in media relations.

    Other Requirements:

    • Exceptional writing and editing skills; knowledge of Associated Press and/or New York Times style; good understanding of journalism principles and techniques.
    • Strong verbal communication skills; ability to work collaboratively with all college constituents, including faculty and staff members students, alumni, donors and public relations and graphic design consultants.
    • Excellent organizational skills; ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects in order to meet deadlines.
    • Ability to work independently and maintain a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality.
    • Knowledge, understanding and ability to handle digital photography and knowledge of Adobe Photoshop.
    • Strong skills related to Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook); Adobe programs (Adobe Writer; Adobe Reader).
    • Outstanding computer skills.

     

    How to Apply:

    Please send resume and cover letter to:

    Marymount Manhattan College

    221 East 71st Street

    New York, NY 10021

    HR@mmm.edu