Public Relations Coordinator & Writer
General description: The Public Relations Coordinator & Writer is responsible for managing public relations for the College across the state including Tifton and Griffin campuses. This position manages news distribution, coordinates media relations, and contributes to the ongoing news service of the College and UGA Extension. This position assists in management of daily stories, emerging issues and crises as needed, and coordinates editorial resources as necessary. This role is also responsible for writing news stories, press release, and various content for CAES multiple outlets and platforms. This position can be located on either the Athens, Griffin, or Tifton campus.
General description: This position is primarily responsible for the overall management, revision, clarity, and quality of UGA Extension numbered publications, which are peer-reviewed publications written by Extension (Agriculture and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, and 4-H) faculty. The ideal candidate will be confident improving content and ensuring accuracy and style compliance across the college’s written materials, both digital and print. The editor is responsible for educating authors on best practices and working with the editorial director, the marketing and communications team, the Office of Information Technology, and the Extension organization to identify ways to improve outreach documents and distribution. To that end, the editor will regularly engage with faculty authors to ensure that the publication submission and production processes go smoothly. This position also provides editing support for College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and UGA Extension news releases, advertisements, and collateral communications and should help to educate writers on institutional style usage to ensure high-quality materials.