Communications Manager

University of Maryland, College Park
College Park, Maryland
Apr 14, 2017
May 19, 2017
Full Time

Title: Communications Manager, Position # 111606
Category: Full-time exempt
Salary: 80 to 90
Application Due: 05/26/2017, for best consideration. Open until filled.

The Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland, College Park, is seeking a Communications Manager. The employee in this position will be responsible for managing and enhancing the College's public face through communications, public relations, and marketing.


Manage and enhance the College’s public face, including communications, public relations, recruiting, and marketing. Write press releases and newsletters; create content for, develop, and manage the college’s website; design and manage the college’s social media strategy; and design
and execute recruitment strategies for the College.

Write, edit, design, and lay out college publications and marketing and recruitment materials.

Develop, implement, and sustain the college's public relations, communications and social media strategy and presence.

Other duties as assigned.


A bachelor’s degree is required as well as at least three years of professional journalism or communications experience. Excellent public relations, marketing, writing and multi-media skills are also a must. Journalism experience is preferred.

The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, gender, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, national origin, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

To apply, please visit or go to and search position number 111606. In your cover letter, please include a link to a website for which you created or had responsibility for managing content, along with a description of your role. Please submit a press release or news story to serve as your writing sample.

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