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Hours of Work
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F
Official TSU Title
COORD OUTREACH COMMUNICATION
Job Description Summary / TWC Summary
Under general supervision works with the Director for the Center
for Justice Research ( CJR ) to promote the various initiatives of
the Center for Justice Research, including media launches, events,
partnerships, and the CJR staff, as well as making the general
public aware of CJR research and programs.
Essential Duties Summary
• Writes and placement of blog posts and editorials, editing and
proofreading of CJR produced research reports, coordinating media
launch events and promotion.
• Secures CJR research and speaking engagements at key forums and
events. Write blogs and articles for CJR websites, and content for
CJR’s social accounts where necessary. Drafts and placement of
Op-Eds and featured articles
• Organizes CJR events, securing high level speakers and generating
appropriate interest and publicity.
• Develops and tracks relationships with journalists and news
agencies. Develops relationships with the necessary outlets for
regular discussion of key issues related to CJR . Maintains
database of think tanks and media contacts, including
• Helps develop collaborative relationships with relevant think
tanks, intergovernmental organizations, NGOs and academic
• Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
$41,976.00 - $52,470.00
Bachelor’s degree or higher.
Master’s degree preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Policies, procedures, and practices.
• Microsoft Office Professional or similar applications.
• Detail oriented.
• Problem-solving and decision-making.
• Internal and external communication.
• Strong organizational.
• Both verbal and written communication.
• Perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly.
• Build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board
members, external partners and donors
• Work independently.
• Communicate effectively.
Four (4) years of working experience with increasing
responsibilities in public affairs, communications and related
fields, specifically demonstrating capabilities to effectively
write, edit and present public information on complex subjects for
print and digital media, preferably at local, state, and national
level. University degree in communication/journalism/international
relations/political sciences or closely related field. Experience
in developing content that may utilize social media, multimedia,
apps and web publishing tools.
Routine office environment.
Sitting or standing in one location much of the time.
Some stooping, lifting or carrying objects light weight may be
Use of video display terminal.
Desired start date
Position End Date (if temporary)
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Special Instructions to Applicants
Open to all applicants.
Posting Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or higher? (Master's degree
- Bachelor's Degree
- Master's Degree
- None of the above
- * Do you have four(4) years of working experience with
increasing responsibilities in public affairs, communications and
related fields, specifically demonstrating capabilities to
effectively write, edit and present public information on complex
subjects for print and digital media, preferably at local, state,
and national level?
- * Do you have a University degree in communication/
journalism/international relations/political sciences or closely
related field? Please list your area of concentration.
(Open Ended Question)
- * Do you have experience in developing content that may utilize
social media, multimedia, apps and web publishing tools?
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Official Transcripts
- Other Document
- Reference Letter 1
- Reference Letter 2
- Reference Letter 3