National Media Relations Manager

We're hiring a National Media Relations Manager! This is a career, 100% time appointment eligible for full university benefits:

Reporting to the Executive Director for University Communications, the National Media Relations Manager is responsible for conceiving, designing, and implementing specific strategies and initiatives to secure maximum national and international media visibility for the University of California, Santa Cruz. The manager identifies compelling, strategic central campus stories and pitches them to national and international outlets.

The manager leads a team of writers who promote faculty and academic research and achievement, ensuring that its efforts are aligned with campuswide communication goals. An advanced understanding of print, broadcast, and new media and the ability to establish staff priorities are essential to this work.

 The Initial Review Date (IRD) is 09/28/21. All applications received by the IRD are guaranteed consideration by the hiring unit. Application materials received after the IRD will only be forwarded to the unit upon their request. For a complete list of qualifications/competencies, use this quick link to access the job posting.


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