Manager of External Relations
Working Title: Manager of External Relations
Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff
Department: Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service
Posting Date: 08-03-2017
Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership, a well-known political leadership institute based at the University of Virginia seeks a Manager of External Relations to handle communications, recruiting for Sorensen Programs for adults, college students and high school students throughout Virginia and relations with Sorensen Institute alumni. Must be able to communicate well, build the reputation of Sorensen, build relationships with political actors throughout Virginia and help recruit strong candidates to apply to Sorensen programs. Some travel required, mainly within Virginia. Bachelor's Degree required. At least one year of experience preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong written and oral communications skills required.
Strong social media skills.
Working knowledge of the Virginia political system.
Must be comfortable building relationships with people of varied political views and reaching out to alumni and others by phone, email and social media.
Must be able to travel around Virginia including nights and weekends.
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