Public Relations Specialist 2
Penn State University - University Park, PA

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Do you have great PR writing skills? Do you have experience conducting media relations and a strong understanding of AP style writing? Can you handle multiple projects in a quick and accurate manner with minimal oversight? If you answered “Yes” to all these questions, we want to hear from you.

Penn State Outreach and Online Education is looking for a Public Relations Specialist who can enterprise story ideas, research topics, conduct interviews, write compelling news releases, build media lists and email and phone pitch story ideas to reporters. At the heart of this position is the promotion of several “non-credit” units, including Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center, Conferences and Institutes, Summer Youth Camps, Justice and Safety Institute, and Penn State Public Media/WPSU-TV/WPSU-FM. The successful candidate will also demonstrate a successful track record of managing relationships with internal clients and external constituencies. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Candidates with a combination of journalism and public relations experience will be viewed favorably. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding. We seek candidates who are able to demonstrate experience and ability to advance Outreach and Online Education’s diversity initiative.

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