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Manager 3 (Communications Manager)

Salary Range: 

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications

About SMU

SMU’s more than 12,000 diverse, high-achieving students come from all 50 states and 90 countries to take advantage of the University’s small classes, hands-on research opportunities, leadership development, community service, international study and innovative programs. The University offers a strong foundation in the humanities and sciences and undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs through eight schools.

Now in its second century of achievement, SMU is increasingly recognized for the ways it supports students, faculty and alumni as they become ethical leaders in their professions and communities. On the most beautiful college campus in the country, SMU Mustangs are energized by unbridled opportunities – from teaching, learning and research to creativity, performance and athletic endeavor.

About the Position:

The Communications Manager will promote Meadows School of the Arts to the media and oversee creation of news and posting of events for all Meadows web properties. This position also provides editorial oversight and consultation for all external communications to ensure consistency of voice and efficacy of message. The position requires strong strategic insight in media relations and an understanding of Meadows audiences.

Essential Functions:

  • Creates press communications and solicits coverage for Meadows news and events. Researches and responds to local and national media requests and arranges media interviews with faculty or area experts.

  • Writes news stories for Meadows digital and print properties and creates copy for promotional materials (recruiting brochures, events, etc.).

  • Compiles and edits monthly events for media and calendars. Maintains media coverage archive and reports weekly on coverage of Meadows faculty, students, alumni, staff and programs.

  • Edits external communications including stories, web content, printed materials, reports, etc. This position significantly shapes the voice of Meadows School of the Arts.

  • Occasional evening or weekend hours will be required for special events.

Salary Range
$94,000.00 - $139,000.00
per Year
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Dallas, TX, 75215, US