Communications Manager

at Center for Vital Longevity at the University of Texas at Dallas (view profile)
Location Dallas
Date Posted May 3, 2019
Category General
Job Type Full-time


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Job Description Provide excellent written and verbal communications to promote the Center for Vital Longevity (CVL). Will create public relations and marketing opportunities in all communications areas: news media, web based communications, print materials, public speaking and presentations. Will focus on bringing positive attention to the Center, and its faculty and research scientists. Will keep branding and presentation of CVL consistent with institutional guidelines.  Will work in collaboration with the Office of Communications and its staff, to coordinate all media relations and marketing efforts. Will establish collaborative relationship the Office of Development and Alumni Relations. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Public Relations, English or Marketing. Five to seven years of experience including excellent written and verbal communication skills; Microsoft Office skills, good interpersonal skills, experience with public speaking and presentations to the public. Knowledge of higher education, public relations, news media, web based communications, and print materials. Prior experience with biomedical research desirable. Experienced in generating content for web and print with some emphasis on creation of routinely needed brochures and other clinical materials. Minimum Responsibilities Write and develop all content, in all media, to be used for promotion, including materials used for development and fundraising, of CVL. Become the expert about all aspects of the organization and its personnel. Maintain relationships with colleague officers in outside agencies; work collegially with other university communications officers to leverage the greatest possible value in terms of promotion. In collaboration with the Director of Development, represent CVL to media, visitors, donors, and others, including requests for information. Manage and oversee production of routine publications.

1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.

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