Work in the Arts at Duke! Communications Specialist for Dance & Theater

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Communications Specialist, Dance & Theater Studies

The Communication Specialist for Dance and Theater Studies is responsible for planning and producing a variety of marketing and communications content for two vibrant arts departments located in the Trinity College of Arts & Sciences. That work includes writing, editing, and designing content that works across print and digital mediums ranging from websites and social media to advertisements and electronic newsletters.

The person in this role will execute on an established communications strategy in partnership with colleagues in Trinity College and also act as a liaison to Duke Arts and University Communication as needed. Some work outside of normal business hours will be required in order to support performances and other departmental events.

Work Performed

Content Creation (60 percent)

Brand Management (30 percent)

Relationship Management/Client Relations (10 percent)

Skills Required


Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, marketing, English, or a related field.


This work generally requires at least two years of related experience in advertising, marketing, or media. Experience in higher education is preferred but not required.

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