Princeton, Entry-Level Media Specialist Job Opening

Media Specialist

Department: Communications –875

Requisition Number: 1200506

Princeton University seeks a creative, energetic and responsible Media Specialist to share the stories of one of the world’s premier institutions with its external and internal audiences. This entry-level position is part of the News Ed team in the Office of Communications, which oversees coverage of the teaching, research and service missions of the University. The specialist reports to the University Spokesperson and assists in: responding to a large volume of requests from the media; drafting news releases; tracking media coverage; circulating such coverage; completing surveys; reviewing external releases that mention Princeton University; supporting film crews; handling media RSVPs; running media training; keeping the media log and expert databases current; writingnews, and more. The specialist also supports the University administration,departments, student organizations and other members of the University community in preparing for outreach initiatives and media events. The specialist will have some night, weekend and holiday duty, based on media needs and may be on-call for media inquiries.

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