|Title||Director, Communications/Digital Content and Media Relations|
|Department||Senior VP Health Sciences (6801)|
|Location||University of Arizona Health Sciences|
|Position Summary|| |
The Office of Communications at the University of Arizona Health Sciences is seeking a highly qualified professional for the role of Director, Communications/Digital Content and Media Relations, who will be responsible for planning and executing an external communications strategy that engages target audiences with tailored written content to advance the University of Arizona Health Sciences brand and strategic initiatives.
Reporting to the Executive Director for Communications and Brand Promotion, this position will develop and implement a strategy to create compelling content for owned and earned media. This position is responsible for executing and overseeing writing, editing, production and pitching of optimized content that promotes the Health Sciences brand, strategic initiatives, research and accomplishments.
Through the creation of full-package stories for owned platforms and news releases/advisories/pitches, the position will promote signature content for the brand. The position will work with traditional media and niche online publishers to expand reach. This position will oversee a Manager, Communications/Digital Content and Media relations, who will help execute the strategy through thematic content development.
This position will work collaboratively with the Director, Communications/Video Content and other team members in the Office of Communications to ensure optimization of content and outcomes.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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|Preferred Qualifications|| |
|Full Time/Part Time||Full Time|
|Number of Hours Worked per Week||40|
|Job Category||Administrative and Professional|
|Benefits Eligible||Yes - Full Benefits|
|Posted Rate of Pay||DOE|
|Type of criminal background check required:||Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)|
|Number of Vacancies||One|
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|Position End Date (if temporary)|
|Limited to Current UA Employees||No|
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|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Review Begins On||11/22/2019|
|Special Instructions to Applicant|
|Diversity Statement|| |
At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.
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