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Public Relations Coordinator

Employer
Virginia Commonwealth University
Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Sep 16, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Other Communications, Public Relations & Advertising, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus), Alumni Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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University Code 13114 University Title Senior Communications Coordinator 1 University Job Family Communications ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Single Title Scope of Search Local Working Title Public Relations Coordinator Position Number 566600 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Non-Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department University Public Affairs Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities
As VCU’s integrated communications and marketing office, the Division of University Relations is energized by diversity and inclusion and thrives on collaboration and innovation. We reflect the culture of the university and health system community in our work. We leverage the power of our institutional knowledge to deliver results, foster an equitable and supportive work environment to empower our talent and work hard to tell impactful stories about VCU and VCU Health.

The public relations coordinator will manage and maintain public relations and other databases to provide essential reports and daily communications, perform basic public relations activities, and support and enhance the work of the public relations specialists in order to support recruiting and retaining talented and diverse students, faculty and staff; attaining distinction as a fully integrated urban, public research university; becoming a national model for community engagement and regional impact. Minimum Hiring Standards
- Demonstrated experience in fostering a diverse and inclusive environment through communications/marketing work, operations and interpersonal relationships.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills including editing and proofreading abilities
- Strong computer skills
- Ability to communicate and present ideas accurately and clearly
- Sound news judgment and working knowledge of AP Style
- Ability to prepare media metrics reports
- Knowledge of university resources, organization and nomenclature
- Ability to work with details and deadlines
- Ability to work in team setting
- Ability to balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment Preferred Hiring Standards
- Data analytics experience (experience of Meltwater or similar media database systems is a plus)
- Basic graphic design /photo/video experience
- Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism or mass communications or related field or an equivalent combination of college and related experience; Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range $50,000 - $55,000 Application Process/Additional Information Campus Monroe Park Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours Monday - Friday / 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Job Open Date 07/22/2021 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? Yes Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/108141 Posting Specific Questions

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  3. Resume


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