Media Relations Specialist

Syracuse University Syracuse, NY
The media relations specialist will work with and support the University's Office of Media Relations. He/she will be responsible for supporting the development and execution of media relations strategies, designed to tell the many stories of Syracuse University via student, local, regional, national and international media. Additionally, the media relations specialist will support the Office's robust faculty thought leadership media sourcing strategy, which focuses on leveraging the University's faculty expertise and inserting faculty members into timely and relevant media coverage. He/she will be responsible for media pitching, media tracking/clipping, building media lists, drafting media briefing materials, conducting media research, compiling measurable results, among other important media relations tasks. The media relations specialist will report to a media relations manager, and work collaboratively with other media relations staff, communicators in the schools and colleges and with senior leaders in the Division of Marketing and Communications.