UNIVERSITY RELATIONS COMMUNICATOR



JOB NO.: 91547-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATIONS


Location: Madison

Categories: Communications, Editing

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91547-AS

Working Title: University Relations Communicator

Official Title: SR UNIV REL SPEC(T54BN) or UNIV RELATIONS SPEC(T54DN)

Hiring Department: A022470-GENERAL SERVICES/VC FOR UNIV RELATIONS/UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATIONS

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: OCTOBER 01, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $55,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications



Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree in journalism, marketing, strategic communications, public relations or other communications-related field; master's degree preferred.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

The successful candidate will possess three to five years of professional experience of public relations, marketing or journalism with demonstrated success in developing content, relationships and communications plans.

The successful candidate must also:

- Embrace the collaborative structure for campus communications.
- Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in planning and executing projects.
- Display sound judgment, initiative and problem-solving ability.
- Demonstrate the ability to conceive, propose, research, report and write messages, speeches or stories on complex topics.
- Possess a proven ability to write quickly and accurately.
- Have strong time-management and organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects in a deadline-driven, highly detail-oriented environment.



Position Summary:

University Communications, the central news and media relations hub at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, seeks a communicator to lead and coordinate communication efforts for the Strategic Partnership units within University Relations. The individual will also play a key coordinating role in training and assisting communicators around campus. Due to the nature of the role, on-campus experience is desirable.



Additional Information:

To see the full position description, click on "Full Position Details" below under Additional Link (jobs.wisc.edu, 91547).



Contact:

Karen Aune
karen.aune@wisc.edu
608-262-9949
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Instructions to applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button (jobs.wisc.edu, 91547) to start the application process. Applicants will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter outlining relevant qualifications and experience. PDF strongly preferred, but not required. Pay will be based on experience and qualifications.



Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: 28 Jul 2017 Central Daylight Time


Application Close: 31 Aug 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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