Assistant Director Public Relations
Tulane University New Orleans, LA Full-time Advertising / Marketing / Public Relations
Posted on September 17, 2022
The Assistant Director of Public Relations is a professional position responsible for proactively promoting and positioning Tulane University as a leading institution of higher education and research. The Assistant Director will develop and implement media relations plans and tactics in support of the university's mission and leading priorities and will have substantial contact with the public, media, and members of the university community. The position will be responsible for producing press releases, talking points, media pitches, tip sheets, feature stories, social media posts and other content. The Assistant Director will have outstanding writing and storytelling skills, be highly organized, detail-oriented, and possess the ability to handle numerous assignments in a timely manner and the flexibility to adjust to unscheduled developments requiring immediate attention. Candidates must have a strong interest in science and research promotion and the ability to work with top scientists and academic journals to clearly communicate complex topics to journalists and the public.