Public Relations Coordinator

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Company Name Virginia Tech
Location Blacksburg, VA, Virginia
Date Posted July 10, 2014
Category Communication
Job Type Full-time


Virginia Tech is searching for a Public Relations Coordinator. This position will report to the President’s Chief of Staff, and work closely with the Executive Director of Government Relations and the Associate Vice President of University Relations. The Public Relations Coordinator’s primary responsibilities are independently developing, editing, and preparing speeches, presentations, reports, and correspondence primarily for the President.  The position will draft responses to specific policies or issues, develop briefing books for state legislators and members of Congress, conduct research, and conceptualize and maintain the President’s website.

Required qualifications include: a master’s degree in public relations, communications or related area or a  Bachelor’s degree and experience equating to an advanced degree; ability to maintain confidentiality;  knowledge of state government and higher education; experience researching and writing speeches; ability to organize and present ideas, materials, and concepts creatively and tailored to the specific audience;  superior organization skills; experience leveraging technology and social media in communications; and, ability to interact with a broad range of stakeholders.

For additional information, go to, posting #AP0140148. Application review is continuous until a candidate is selected.

Information to apply

For additional information, go to, posting #AP0140148 and fill out the online application and attach the required documents listed under the “How to Apply” section. Application review is continuous until a candidate is selected.

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