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Position Posting: Communications and Outreach Coordinator

The Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Center, a research center within the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI), seeks a full-time Communications and Outreach Coordinator (Job ID 76237) to work with faculty, program leadership and staff to plan, coordinate, and implement the Center's communication programs.

Core duties:

  • Develop, execute and oversee written communications of moderate complexity, including presentations, speeches, news stories, web content, talking points, and correspondence and social media posts.
  • Participate in regular meetings of key researchers with media relations needs to develop strategies and tactics for facilitating effective communications.
  • Assist in identifying and maintaining professional relationships with key press and community leaders.
  • Assist in preparing content for internal or external newsletters. Understand email and digital content distribution.
  • Identify individuals/groups to attend and/or speak at public meetings or other events.
  • Coordinate media, community or government relations, and ensure logistics and preparations are handled.



  • Bachelor's degree
  • Three years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.
  • Excellent written communication skills, reporting skills, and skills in conceptual editing, copy editing, and proof reading.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with internal communications groups across campus.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills in working with a variety of people.
  • Capacity to write and synthesize materials and communicate information in a manner easily understood.

For consideration please submit resume and cover letter. A background check will be required for all final candidates.

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