The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Senior Media Relations Manager position within the Marketing, Insights and Communications department.
Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.
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The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes:
The University of St. Thomas seeks a mission-driven, media relations professional committed to advancing the common good. This position will work with eight educational units, faculty and staff who focus on teaching and mentoring the next generation of changemakers and leaders, and a marketing, insights and communications team focused on exciting people about St. Thomas. The successful candidate will bring innovative thinking, problem-solving and a desire to build a media relations strategy to support marketing communication goals.
The senior media relations manager coordinates the collection and distribution of St. Thomas news and information to the news media and to the public. This person also possesses deep knowledge of the strategic priorities and key messages of the University of St. Thomas in order to build strong, proactive media relations plans in support of University priorities. This manager works across the university with colleagues and senior staff to prepare experts to speak on behalf of the University and works closely with the director of public relations and the chief marketing officer to plan/staff major President communications/events. The person also works closely with the senior social media strategist to ensure comprehensive strategies are in place to share relevant St. Thomas messages across all platforms.
An equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills have been acquired may be substituted.
HOW TO APPLY
Submit cover letter, resume, two news releases and a media relations plan as evidence of your work.
The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website if you visit www.stthomas.edu/jobs.
The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer