Career Opportunities

Marketing Communications Manager

Philadelphia, PA



Post University is currently accepting applications for the role of the Marketing Communications Manager Post University (Philadelphia, PA office)

JOB SUMMARY:

As a Post University Marketing Communications Manager, you will work as part of a dynamic team to actively increase brand awareness and reputation through the development of PR and Marketing content for traditional and digital media. Successful candidates will have a proven track record of providing strong public relations, brand management, copy editing, and audience-driven copywriting expertise. Reporting to the Director of Communications, you also will be responsible for developing and implementing other strategic communications initiatives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. Only self-directed, creative individuals committed to producing high-quality work within stated deadlines need apply. This position requires a limited amount of travel, occasional weekend work and is located in our Philadelphia office.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Write and publish content for a variety of channels including, but not limited to, traditional print and broadcast media, social media, blog, and website
  • Collaborate with University thought leaders to write and/or edit and manage public relations and marketing content for the University website, blog, and marketing collaterals
  • Identify and capitalize on opportunities to provide content for branded and non-branded University websites, social media and news outlets based on industry and/or consumer trends/issues
  • Write news releases and other PR materials, and work closely with PR agency to coordinate media outreach, and monitor media coverage
  • Support Director of Communications and Chief Marketing Officer in efforts to execute a successful, strategic expansion of the University's brand

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, public relations, marketing or related field
  • 5-7 years of experience in the communications/public relations/marketing field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to write and/or edit audience-focused copy for a wide array of print and digital media
  • Experienced at writing SEO-rich news releases and blog posts
  • Skilled at working in cross-functional teams and managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Detailed-oriented professional with the ability to work independently and prioritize tasks to meet stated deadlines
  • Strong computer skills including experience with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; experience using graphic design and video editing software a plus
  • Can-do attitude and good judgment

As a member of our Post University team, the individual will share in a 120-year tradition of helping people achieve their personal and professional goals. Located in Waterbury, Connecticut, Post University has a vibrant campus and an excellent online program. The University offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes medical, dental, 401(k) and tuition benefits. Founded in 1890, Post University is a student-focused, career-driven university committed to providing students with the knowledge, personal skills, and experience required to be leaders in their chosen fields. Located in Waterbury, Conn., Post University provides a wide array of degree programs for on-campus and online students of all ages. It is known for its quality, career-driven academic programs, small classes, and competitive NCAA Division II athletics. Its more than 16,000 full- and part-time students come from the United States and abroad, and are supported by faculty & staff whose mission is to prepare students to compete and succeed in today's global workplace.

Interested candidates should forward cover letter, resume, and three references to Post University Human Resources by applying at: www.post.edu/hr

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Disclaimer: This opportunity may be withdrawn and/or amended.

POST UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER that employs in compliance with all applicable laws. We do not discriminate because of sex, sexual orientation, age, race, color, religious creed, marital status, national origin, ancestry, disability, handicap or other legally protected status. Equal access to programs, service and employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and job interview process should notify the Director of Human Resources, Post University.

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