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Life-Changing Careers

Media Relations Manager

  • Requisition #: 18000190
  • Job Schedule: Full-time
  • Location: Hershey, PA

Description:

Thanks to Milton and Catherine Hershey, Milton Hershey School (MHS) has positively changed the lives of lower income youth and their families for well over a century.  MHS is now seeking a Manager of Media Relations to assist in expanding the public’s awareness of the Hersheys’ legacy and the amazing opportunities provided by the School to children from need. 

 

Responsibilities include:   

-Provide a wide variety of media outlets with high quality, engaging, and relevant content so MHS information is shared with greater frequency and audience understanding is expanded. 

-Identify new media outlets to communicate the inspiring story of MHS, its students, and staff     

-Assist with efforts to share knowledge within the community of organizations providing similar services.

-Respond to media inquiries on a timely basis.

-Develop statements and gather information for Director of Marketing Communications.  

-Serve as an editorial resource.

-Collaborate extensively within the MHS Communications Team & the MHS community.

Qualifications:

Requirements include: 

-Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations or similar major.

-At least 5 years of experience with demonstrated success in Media Relations.

-Exceptional verbal, written, and platform communication skills. 

-Website content management and writing skills.

-Experience with SEO.

-Exceptional editing skills.  Layout and design skills a plus.   

-Skilled in various communications technology including the ability to quickly interpret internet trending and outcomes data. 

-Proficient with Microsoft applications, social media, and graphic design. 

-Experience with television, internet, video, blogs, and photography a plus.

-Thrives in a fast-paced and dynamic environment with multiple competing priorities. 

-Strong project management skills. 

-Exceptional interpersonal skills, including the ability to collaborate, influence, and lead. 

-Candidates must demonstrate a high degree of integrity as all MHS staff are considered to be role models for students.

-Candidates should be willing to actively engage with students.  

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