Stanford University is seeking a Public Relations Manager 1 to manage public relations teams. Develop, execute and assess a proactive communications strategy aimed at brand management and elevating the reputation of the school/VP area units nationally and internationally.
Participate in the development of strategic communication plans, including long and short term goals, with methods of measuring the plan's impact on and contribution to the school/VP area.
Participate in the development of key messages and strategies to communicate complex information to multiple audiences and constituencies through a wide variety of communications platforms, including digital, print, social and media.
Prepare for crisis communications response and be able to direct response if needed.
Contribute to devising and implement efficient and effective means of communicating the innovations, academic excellence, and essential nature of the school/VP area and its components to internal audiences, the general public, the media, alumni, prospective and admitted students, faculty, staff, and current students.
Monitor staff and resources to determine if they are appropriately aligned to deliver the objectives of the organization.
Leverage relationships with key reporters and editors, media, community and/or government leaders.
Cooperate closely with the university's communications office to ensure consistent and complementary strategic plans with overall university outreach and communications.
* - Other duties may also be assigned.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree and eight years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Excellent communications skills and presence at all levels and for all audiences.
Strong influencing, negotiating, and relationship management skills.
Demonstrated ability to earn credibility and influence opinion leaders.
Understanding of brand management principles.
Capacity to write and synthesize complex materials and communicate highly technical information in a manner easily understood.
Ability to motivate, develop and train staff.
Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
Frequently stand/walk, sit, use a telephone, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, speaking.
Occasionally grasp forcefully, writing by hand.
Rarely sort/file paperwork.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Occasional work on evenings and weekends.
On call and ability to respond 24/7.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Location: School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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