A list of full-time and internship positions available for PR professionals and students is below.

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Public Relations Specialist II, University of Florida College of Design, Construction and Planning

Location: Gainesville, FL

Position Summary:

The Public Relations Specialist II for the UF College of Design, Construction and Planning works with an integrated team of communications professionals to advance the brand, message and reputation of the college. This position regularly interacts with college administration and faculty. The successful candidate will have a positive and professional attitude and will be team-oriented. The position requires strong writing and editing skills as well as excellent organization and project management skills.

At UF Advancement we are committed to “The Gold Standard Culture” and live it through:
Our Vision: A Transformational Experience with Integrity
Our Mission: To be a catalyst for advancing the university through private support
Our Values:
• Service – To help our colleagues reach their goals
• Excellence – Striving to reach The Gold Standard
• Team – Together everyone achieves more

Writing, Editing and Media Relations
Serve as editor of college publications, including Perspective (the alumni newsletter) and MyDCP (faculty/staff news website). Write news releases on faculty research and college news and events. Responsible for media relations, including maintaining the college’s media list. Execute internal and external public relations campaigns through multi-channel dissemination to keep the public informed of college programs and achievements. Respond to media inquiries and coordinate interviews. Manage relationships with the media in promoting college programs. May represent the college on university and other committees, as appropriate. Supervise communication interns.

Social Media and Video
Direct college social media efforts. Create social media strategy for college events and activities. Coordinate video shoots and assist with creative direction.

Maintain content on college website, including updating features and news/events items. Work with schools and departments to advise and assist with content on their websites. Advise and assist college faculty and administration on communication strategies and best practices for website content.

Provide assistance with college events, including writing news releases, creating flyers and other communications pieces, and taking pictures. Coordinate communications with students, faculty and staff for upcoming college events. Work as needed on other college events, including the DCP Research Symposium and college-wide open houses.

Minimum Requirements
Master’s degree in an appropriate area; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience.
Valid Florida driver license

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