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Job ID: 106647

Communications Manager
University of Pittsburgh

Date Posted May 11, 2018
Title Communications Manager
University University of Pittsburgh
Department Office of University Communications
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Pittsburgh, PA
    United States
  • Director/Manager
  • Other Administrative Departments
    Public Relations/Marketing

The Communication Manager in the central Office of University Communications provides strategic expertise to departments and schools throughout the University of Pittsburgh.

Primary responsibilities focus on finding compelling and newsworthy stories throughout campus and then pursuing creative ways to disseminate Pitt’s most impactful news to key audiences, locally, nationally and internationally.

Communication managers write stories for the university’s online news service, proactively pitch story ideas to members of the media, arrange interviews with faculty and help manage media needs during events or emergencies. They also serve as liaisons to university partners as they access an array of communication services provided by the office, including marketing, website services, social media, internal and external communications and event promotion. In facilitating these relationships, communication managers seek to understand the goals and opportunities that lie within various areas of campus and provide strategic communications solutions that create the greatest impact within an evolving, multimedia news landscape.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

Bachelor’s degree in English, communications, journalism, or one of the sciences; master’s degree or equivalent experiential education is a plus.


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    Office of University Communications
    University of Pittsburgh


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