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University of Arkansas

Director of Marketing and Public Relations



Full Time

On Site


Monticello, Arkansas, United States

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Type of Position:

Management - External Affairs

Workstudy Position:


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Work Shift:

Day Shift (United States of America)

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Institution Name:

University of Arkansas at Monticello

UAM, one of twenty campuses of the University of Arkansas System, is located in southeastern Arkansas in the beautiful timberlands, rich in outdoor recreation activities, and approximately 100 miles south of Little Rock. UAM is a comprehensive, residential and commuter, undergraduate institution also offering selected master’s degree programs.

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Advancement Univ Relations

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Summary of Job Duties:

Specific duties of the position include the following:

• Writing and disseminating all news releases and feature articles dealing with all facets of the university with the exception of intercollegiate athletics;

• Post news releases, features and photos to the UAM website and provide photos as needed for all areas of the website;

• Overseeing the design and writing all printed materials for off-campus audiences, including recruiting materials for the Office of Admissions, academic unit brochures, and fund-raising materials for the Office of Advancement;

• Design and creation of print, radio, digital and outdoor advertising;

• Working with outside vendors to create television and digital commercials;

• Writing, directing and editing videos spotlighting various events and individuals, including the Distinguished Alumnus;

• Administer and manage the UAM social media presence on both Facebook, Instragram, and Twitter;

• Design, write, and photograph UAM Magazine, published two times yearly as the official publication of the UAM Alumni Association;

• Take photos both on campus and at university-sponsored events off campus and maintaining a library of photographs for use with news releases and features as well as advertising and other printed materials;

• Advise senior administration officials regarding public relations opportunities, challenges and problems, working with the administration to manage crisis situations while serving as the university's voice to the media and public;

• Provide other assistance as needed regarding external communications and university-sponsored events;

• Create and execute UAM’s marketing plan; and

• Ensure that all departments and schools are adhering to UAM’s branding guidelines.


Minimum qualifications include a baccalaureate degree; plus 3 years of experience in marketing, public relations, media relations or journalism.

Salary Information:

Required Documents to Apply:

Cover Letter/Letter of Application, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume

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Additional Information:

Recruitment Contact Information:

Jaime Macklin, Project Manager,

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site [Register to View] target="_blank">[Register to View]

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.

Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

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