Senior Communications Specialist

Updated: 25 days ago

Senior Communications Specialist
Swanson School of Engineering-RC - United States-Pennsylvania - (18000689)
 The University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering seeks a writer to help increase the visibility of the School and its faculty, students and alumni. The Senior Communications Specialist will report to the Swanson School’s Director of Marketing and Communications, and will be responsible for the creation of publicity/news releases, feature articles, copywriting and editing, advertising and marketing content, print and/or digital signage, web content, and proofreading. 
The preferred candidate should possess a Master’s Degree in communications, journalism, marketing, public relations and 2-3 years of previous experience, preferably in a science or academic environment. Excellent news and feature -writing/editing skills and ability to apply these within Associate Press Style and university guidelines, sometimes within short deadlines. Ability to effectively interpret and communicate technical engineering research to a variety of audiences. Ability to work in a team environment and to interact professionally with the university community. 
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Communications.III
Campus: Pittsburgh
Minimum Education Level Required: Master's
Minimum Experience Level Required: 2-3 years experience
Work Schedule: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hiring Range: TBD based on qualifications
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: Not Applicable
Preferred Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
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