Community and Governmental Relations - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (20002721)
The Communications and Advocacy Manager supports the success of Pitt's Office of Community and Governmental Relations (CGR) programs through its communications and advocacy strategies. The Communications and Advocacy Manager will develop, implement, and manage communications and advocacy at the community, local, state and federal relation in conjunction with CGR senior staff and university communications. The Communication and Advocacy Manager will manage digital and print communications, including websites and social media, newsletters, posters, advocacy materials, and additional content. This position requires a skilled individual with three to five years relevant experience in communications, advocacy, event planning, and client relationship management, with strong customer service and interpersonal skills, with ability to build productive internal and external relationships with University entities and community partners.
- Skilled individual with three to five years relevant experience in communications, event planning and client relationship management in a professional capacity.
- Strong customer service and interpersonal skills, with ability to building productive internal and external relationships with University entities.
- Excellent communication, graphical-artistic and research skills, with proficiency in all MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher), Adobe and other graphical and publishing software utilized at Pitt/CGR.
- Skilled in social media presence management (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and others) and in web-content creation and management.
- Detailed-oriented and extremely organized, with ability to multitask successfully within tight deadlines.
- Self-motivated and results driven team player, relating well to the University's mission.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Communications.II
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 3-5 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hiring Range: $26,988.00 - $43,212.00
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.