PUBLIC RELATIONS SPECIALIST II
Position Summary: This position will create awareness of the services offered by Auxiliary Services and promote/improve the goodwill of those units. It will conduct activities to help provide a positive image of all of the entire Auxiliary Services Division. To do so, the incumbent will be responsible for building relationships with the management teams in each department and regularly meeting with those individuals to promote awareness of the work being done in the division. The position will receive its primary guidance and direction from the Marketing and Communications Manager and from time to time may receive additional guidance and direction through the Assistant Director of Auxiliary Services and/or the Director of Auxiliary Services.
Responsibilities: * Use PR related methods to assist with promoting Auxiliary events and activities. * Assist with planning, developing and writing content for Web and print publications; edit press releases and feature stories on activities of Auxiliary Services. * Produce content for Finance and Administration Newsletter as well as written content for department as needed including press releases and articles. * Assists in planning special events by coordinating details and carrying out administrative functions to execute events.
Qualifications: Completion of a bachelor's degree in Journalism, English or related discipline and 4 years directly related experience.
About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
Full time/Part time: Full Time
EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.