Corporate Communications & Media Relations Manager
American Urological Association
Location: Linthicum , Maryland
Type: Full Time
4 Year Degree
The American Urological Association (AUA), the premier urologic association providing support to the urologic community, is currently searching for an experienced and well-connected Corporate Communications & Media Relations Manager who will be a part of the team in our Linthicum, Maryland office. This position will have the possibility to telecommute up to 3 days a week.
This position is responsible for developing, managing and executing short- and long-term corporate communications and media strategies to enhance visibility with key stakeholders, as well as advance the organization’s reputation, mission and goals. This includes managing media relations, strategic communications and social media.
The individual in this position will:
Develop and execute media strategies and communication plans.
Act as primary liaison between AUA, Urology Care Foundation and the media.
Receive and fulfill press inquiries; arrange interviews; follow up with press; develop press releases
Oversee all social media activity including developing and implementing strategy
Lead the planning of engaging communications content for social media platforms
Oversee the press program for the AUA Annual Meeting
What we have to Offer
We strive to create a positive experience for employees through our commitment to effective talent acquisition and onboarding, talent management and career development, providing a positive working environment, and our focus on physical, mental, and financial wellness. We offer a highly competitive total compensation package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; discretionary contribution and 403(b) plans; generous leave program; paid holidays; sick leave; on-site gym; company-paid life, LTD, and STD insurance; beautiful facility; very generous contributions to continuing education and tuition reimbursement.
We welcome interested and qualified candidates to apply for this position by visiting our Career Center. No relocation is available for this position.
If you are hired, we will require you to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.
If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to help.
To be Successful
Candidates must provide leadership and have effective communications skills. It is essential the individual in this role be collaborative, as well as highly flexible and results oriented. In addition:
Bachelor’s degree in communications or related field.
Seasoned communications professional with at least 5-7 years related experience.
Minimum 3 years staff management or oversight experience.
Must be able to build effective working relationships with a diverse group of constituents, including consumer audiences and domestic and international physicians.
Self-starter, able to work independently as well as with others.
Excellent writing and English grammar skills are required.
Strong social media expertise and experience using social media as an effective communications tool.
Internet and Microsoft Office skills are required.
At the AUA, we are focused on delivering the highest possible value to our 23,000+ members throughout the world. As the largest membership organization in urology, we pride ourselves on the wealth of benefits and opportunities we provide for our members to learn, grow and advance the field.