Communications Manager

University of Pittsburgh

Date: 03/27/2019

Location: Pittsburgh

Job Summary:
Reporting to the OSVCR Director of Communications, this new Communications Manager position is responsible for developing, executing, and managing communications efforts to effectively and collegially raise the visibility of research at the University of Pittsburgh, and the OSVCR both internally and externally.  The position requires a strong degree of initiative and independence, proven communications expertise, collaboration in a team environment, and professional autonomy to develop new communications strategies and tools and achieve successful results.  Responsibilities include multi-channel stakeholder communications (including web-based content, print publications, and social media communications), strategic communications planning, active collaboration with multiple offices, and coordination of media events.

Qualifications:
Minimum five to six years professional communications experience, demonstrating excellent print and web-based writing skills, with proven success in digital stakeholder communications and content management systems (e.g., social media, web-based content); print publications (e.g., reports, newsletters); media relations (e.g., press tours); and analysis (e.g., stakeholder behavior).