The Communications Manager for the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub is responsible for managing the external relations, public web site, and providing publicity for the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub, a distributed research initiative that examines learning processes and institutions in the digital age. The position involves leadership in developing a public identity and PR strategy, as well as hands-on work managing external communications and the writing, editing and curation of materials for the public-facing aspects of the initiative.
The Communications Manager will work closely with the Research Hub management, staff, and affiliated researchers to develop and manage an integrated public presence, publicity and outreach infrastructure for the initiative. This will involve: 1) developing a PR strategy and public identity for the initiative as a whole, 2) acting as the editor and curator of the public online presence of the initiative (which includes a web site and an email newsletter), 3) managing contacts and communication for key research partners , constituencies, and press, 4) crafting and managing publicity, including helping to craft press releases, to the general public, 5) helping to coordinate partnerships with other research institutions, and 6) working with the overall DML Research Hub team to plan, coordinate, and organize various meetings, notably, the annual grantees meeting and conference. This position will report to the Director of the UC Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI).
Salary: $57,600 – $85,800
Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F
Final candidate subject to background check.
Please attach your resume.
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