Manages communications activities to promote the advancement of a
major university program or center through the planning and
coordination of its publications and media relations.
- Designs and coordinates publications for the program, including
brochures, newsletters, annual reports and othermarketing and
- Provides leadership and coordination of the department's
education and outreach activities, including thedevelopment or
partnerships with other departments and vendors and operational
support including but not limitedto cyclical signature key events
and targeted strategic opportunities.
- Manages the design and update of program web sites.
- Coordinates the procurement and management of graphic design,
printing and other publication-related services.
- Writes and disseminates news and press releases for the
- Develops and maintains positive working relationships with
external media organizations, as well as theuniversity's media
- Manages advertising, marketing and publications for promotional
events and other special programs.
- Participates in the strategic planning process related to
marketing and promotion of the program.
- Writes and edits articles, speeches, and other communication
projects as assigned.
- Prepares analyses and reports for management use.
- Performs other job-related duties as required.
Bachelors and 3 years experience.
Education: Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical
and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional
discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional
discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained
through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college
or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training
program that is directly related to the type of work being
Experience: Requires a minimum of three (3) years of directly
Auxiliary Services manages the contracts and operations for
dining/food services, the UH Campus Store, snack and beverage
vending and pouring rights, and retail leasing. The Communications
and Outreach Manager for Auxiliary Services will provide leadership
in developing strategies and processes in support of these
Functions include developing and managing web content; managing
social media channels; writing and disseminating communication on
behalf of the executive director and auxiliary services programs;
creating and implementing outreach opportunities for auxiliary
programs; managing special events; overseeing the creation of
promotional and marketing materials, content, and opportunities;
creating presentations; and developing and implementing strategies
that build customer loyalty, program awareness, and customer
The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal and
communication skills; excellent writing skills; the ability to
adapt in a fast-paced environment and work well under pressure with
tight deadlines; be innovative, creative, and self motivated; and
be a strategic thinker with meticulous attention to detail.
This is a new position, reporting directly to the executive
director of auxiliary services.
Candidates must submit a resume, cover letter, and a portfolio that
includes examples of previous work.
Previous experience in auxiliary services a plus
Previous higher education experience with contract vendor programs
Strong communications, website development/management, graphics and
publication experience, including social media a plus
Applicants please attach the following documents with
your submission: Cover letter, resume, and portfolio of work -
website design, graphics, press releases, etc.
If none of the
required documents aren’t included with your submission, your
application will be disqualified.
Notes to Applicant:
Portfolio of work - website design,
graphics, press releases etc