PR Associate, Media & Influencer Relations
University of Advancing Technology is looking for a Digital PR Expert. This individual will manage UAT’s media relations, build influencer networks, manage UAT’s online reputation and review program, social publishing and contribute to UAT’s content calendar.
This person will be a member of our fast-paced marketing team who manages our public presence and social media engagement and is knowledgeable in emerging media sources. This person will also be responsible for UAT’s earned media in both traditional and digital outlets. The position will develop relationships with UAT’s stakeholders (students, staff, employers, general public, etc.) and be constantly aware of new happenings that the marketing team can leverage to increase awareness of our awesome university.
- Daily monitoring and publishing of social media channels
- Event promotion
- Guerilla marketing
- Constituent blog/vlog management
- Alumni tracking
- Finding, building and managing influencers
- Writing news releases and building media relations contacts, building earned media
- Contributing to and managing parts of the content calendar
- Manage online reputation
Who we are:
- A ridiculously high tech college full of digital natives and early adopters needs a public relations expert.
- A group of immensely intelligent and innovative individuals working together to prepare our students to lead society into the future of advancing tech.
- Literally so fun. And awesome.
What you will be an expert in:
- Mature and emerging online media sources
- The activities, projects, social experiences and innovations our students are involved in
- The amazing contributions of our staff and faculty
Skills / Requirements
Who you are:
- A friendly, outgoing individual who is able to build relationships with the student body and staff
- A gatherer of earned media through traditional and emerging sources
- A manager of our mainstream media outlets and guerilla PR run by our student interns
- Laid back but fast paced. You work hard and fast while being cool and collected.
- We don’t even know! Teach us a thing or two about social media. You are a magical unicorn riding a media rainbow.
- An innovator who sees projects through to the end. Do you know what it’s like when someone only half-finishes something?
- A professional with a sense of humor. A good one.
- An expert in the field – we don’t want to train you, we want you to train us.
- Bachelor’s Degree
- 3-5 years experience of successfully managing user-generated content.
University of Advancing Technology
UAT is an elite intimate private college in Tempe, AZ focused on educating students in advancing technology who desire to innovate in the areas of emerging technology disciplines including Advancing Computer Science, Information Security, Game and New Media technologies.
Summary of Employee Benefits
- Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts
- 401k, Life Insurance, AD&D, Long Term and Short Term Disability Options
- Vacation, Personal Time, Over 15 paid holidays
- Employee and Dependent Scholarship Programs
- Meal Benefit at University Café, University Store Discount, Other Discount Programs (Microsoft and Verizon)
- Positive Work Environment, Kudos Program, Casual Fridays and Select Work Weeks, Employee Wellness Activities
- Flexible Work Schedule
- Employee Training and Development
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or disability. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. UAT does not sponsor foreign visa's. Thank you for your understanding.
Job Status: Full Time