Communication and Media


Communications Specialist

Open date: 5/25/17
Close date: 6/21/17

The Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno seeks a Specialist, Communications to help us position the brand and tell the story of a dynamic, innovative academic program. Our new colleague will lead our web, social and mobile communication initiatives, align our messaging with University marketing plans, and contribute to student recruitment efforts.

The Specialist, Communications is responsible for various types of marketing-based writing, and assists with web publishing and design, social media and media relations. This position reports to the Reynolds School dean.The selected candidate will have a bachelor's degree and at least two years of relevant professional experience, or a master's degree and at least one year of relevant professional experience.

Diversity is central to the mission of The Reynolds School. Our faculty, staff and students strive to foster an environment conducive to exploring, engaging and expressing diverse perspectives and is respectful of diverse identities. All candidates must be prepared to address how their work contributes to the advancement of these goals.

The scenic University of Nevada, Reno campus, in sight of the Sierra Nevada mountains, is located 45 minutes from Lake Tahoe and four hours from San Francisco and the Napa-Sonoma wine country. The Reno/Tahoe area is a recreational paradise, close to world-class skiing and snowboarding, hiking, kayaking and bicycling. Reno is home to an emerging technology sector, with a vibrant arts and restaurant scene.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree and 2 years of relevant work experience OR Master's Degree and 1 year of relevant work experience. Relevant experience is defined as market-based and/or journalistic writing, marketing and/or communication.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with graphic design and in leading social media campaigns.

Interested candidates should apply online at  
EEO/AA Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.



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