Manager, Marketing and Communications

  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Prairie View, TX, USA
  • Jul 24, 2022
Full time External Relations, PR, Marketing

Job Description


Prairie View A&M University

Manager, Marketing and Communications

Job Title
Manager, Marketing and Communications

Prairie View A&M University

Research Administration

Proposed Minimum Salary
$5,338.59 monthly

Job Location
Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

The Division of Research and Innovation at the Prairie View A&M University is looking for a Marketing and Communications Manager for Research and Innovation. Manages internal and external communications, coordinates development of effective marketing/ communications materials and implements a strategic marketing/ communications plan. Thrives in a fast-paced environment; enjoys being part of a growing collaborative team and working with a wide variety of external and internal audiences and collaborators. The Manager will have the ability to multitask quickly and professionally in response to competing demands in a fast paced, dynamic higher education environment. The successful candidate will have patience, flexibility, a high level of professionalism, a keen sense of priorities and breadth of change management acumen, and a superb level of tact and discretion. Responsible for external and internal communications across and overseeing several university channels, the role prepares content, articles, media, news releases and other content initiatives to cultivate and maintain relationships with media representatives and others to inform and support communications across the diverse audiences.


  • Manages internal and external communications. Writes, reviews and edits bold and impactful written materials for targeted audiences, prepares presentations and communicates with appropriate parties to announce new initiatives and discuss organizational changes that maintain a positive image of the Division and university.
  • Coordinates with creative groups in development of effective marketing and communication materials including production and design direction, branding strategies, quality control of materials, brand and style guides, etc.
  • Creates, develops and implements a strategic marketing/communications plan for the Division.
  • Creates messaging to communicate priorities and impacts for internal and external constituents, elected officials, stakeholders, employees.
  • Serve as a member of executive communications group, oversees website content, maintenance and social media strategy.
  • Facilitates key events in the Division.
  • Assists with pitches and opportunities to various media outlets in collaboration with the office for University Marketing and Communications.
  • May supervise support staff.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Five years of related experience

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications.
  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and presentation skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in English, Marketing, Communications or related field
  • Five or more years of experience working in Marketing & Communications
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated skills in writing and editing.
  • Demonstrated success in implementing communication campaigns.
  • Experience with web design, photography, videography, and/or graphic design.
  • Ability to adapt to emerging technologies.
  • Good problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to work with collaboratively with student, faculty, staff and other stakeholders.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with colleagues that supports a cooperative work environment.

Job Posting Close Date:

  • 08/22/22

Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter

Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above "Required Attachments" section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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About Us
For more than 140 years, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been igniting passion in its students. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. The University has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. Designated an institution of “the first class” in the Texas Constitution, PVAMU is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state and a member of The Texas A&M University System. The University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service.

PVAMU is conveniently located near the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor. The developing Northwest Houston Corridor offers newly developed suburban communities, a variety of shopping and dining near the Houston Premium Outlets and is a short, 35-minute commute into downtown Houston. For more information, visit Your career opportunities with a “University of the first class” begins here!

Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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