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ARRL
Attn: Monique Levesque
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111
Fax: 860-594-0298
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ARRL is an equal opportunity employer.

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Open Position(s)

  • Media and Public Relations Manager

    Job Title:  Media and Public Relations Manager                               

     Supervisor:  CEO                                             

     Job Category:  Full-time

     Classification:  Exempt 

     Salary:  Compensation commensurate with experience 

                                                     

    The Media and Public Relations Manager is responsible for promoting the value of the Amateur Radio Service to the media and the public at large, and for promoting the value of ARRL to its members and the Amateur Radio community. The ability to interpret technical concepts into layman’s language is essential. Outstanding communications skills, a thorough knowledge of social media implementation in a non-profit environment, and the ability to train and motivate grassroots volunteers are required. The Manager should be adept at developing and sustaining long-term relationships with the media community and key volunteers.

     

    Responsibilities include:

    • Develop and oversee a media strategy which promotes ARRL and Amateur Radio to ARRL members, the Amateur Radio community, and the public.
    • Act as a guardian and defender of ARRL’s brand
    • Create and maintain a PR Department budget.
    • Monitor, analyze and report on PR efforts to ARRL leadership on a regular basis.
    • Create content for press releases, keynote presentations and all ARRL media, including print, video and social media channels. Assist in the creation of multimedia content.
    • Train, motivate and inform public relations staff, volunteers and ARRL “brand ambassadors.”
    • Maintain up-to-date PR information on ARRL website, press kits and releases.
    • Respond to all media inquiries and coordinate interviews with appropriate staff subject matter experts.
    • Maintain list of media contacts.
    • Evaluate opportunities for partnerships and sponsorships on an on-going basis.

      Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications, or Journalism. Alternately, a degree in English or language arts from a strong undergraduate program.
    • A minimum of five years’ experience in public relations, preferably in a non-profit setting.
    • Knowledge of the news media and media operations
    • Demonstrated success with social media audience cultivation and retention
    • Ability to exercise good judgment and interact productively with people while under pressure and to meet deadlines with minimal supervision
    • Excellent research, written and verbal communications skills
    • Demonstrated effectiveness in public speaking
    • Amateur Radio license is helpful

    Location: Newington CT

    Reports:  to the CEO

    Travel: May include very limited domestic/international

    Relocation: negotiable