Sustainability-Communications and Multimedia Specialist

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To be successful in this role you must bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree or combination of education and relevant experience
  • Interest in and academic background in sustainability field. 
  • Must have strong writing and graphic experience
  • Solid knowledge of the current media/social media landscape, including web and video development 
  • Must be inquisitive and self-driven
  • able to plan and execute projects on a timeline 
  • have good instincts for design and understand how to analyze and report on data


Strongly Preferred Qualifications:

  • Skilled in HTML/CSS, Drupal a plus
  • Skilled in Adobe Creative Cloud 
  • Demonstrated multimedia experience
  • Proven success in social media distribution and conducting data analytics 
  • Community engagement experience
  • Experience working in an environmental/academic setting
  • Highly organized; able to prioritize and manage multiple deadlines
  • Demonstrated curiosity and the ability to bring projects to fruition
  • Meticulous attention to detail and proofreading skills
  • Strong MS Office suite skills
  • Experience with Adobe Premiere or Final Cut Pro a plus
  • Video design experience a plus
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively with team members and groups across campus,
  • A balanced sense of environmental stewardship
  • Familiarity with higher education organizational and operational structures, ability to objectively think through impact of initiatives in an institutional setting, a plus.


Why Stanford is for You

Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:

Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.

A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.

A healthier you. Climb our rock wall or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.

Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.

Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!


Additional Information:


Physical Requirements*:

  • Frequently sitting, perform desk-based computer tasks, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10pounds.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, use a telephone, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 11-20 pounds. 
  • Rarely kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other), reach/work above shoulders, grasp forcefully, writing by hand, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh >40 pounds.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.



  • Work on weekends and evenings
  • Work involves long hours of standing and sustained communications/dialogue
  • May work in mechanical equipment rooms, kitchens, waste management areas, construction sites.
  • Travel, local and non-local.



  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations. 
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned. 
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide,


The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.


Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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