Associate Director of Media Relations

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Office of University Communications
April 25, 2018
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Reporting to the Director of Media Relations, and working with colleagues in the Office of University Communications, University leaders and communications professionals, the associate director of media relations will help manage the daily operations of the media relations team and handle senior-level initiatives. This position will support the director in leading overall strategy for a fast-paced and busy office and handling a high volume of breaking news issues. The associate director will develop communications plans that support those strategies and best tell the stories that position the University as a world-class public research institution. He/she will also engage in issues management.

The associate director will serve as a primary contact for members of the media and as a spokesperson for the University. He or she will develop and maintain strong working relationships with subject matter experts across the campus and with journalists.

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