Media Manager - Hybrid (Charlottesville, VA)

Job Locations US-MD-Silver Spring
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/10/2023 4:38 PM)
# of Openings
Public Relations


The Focused Ultrasound Foundation, a dynamic medical research, education, and patient advocacy organization in Charlottesville, VA, is seeking a Media Manager. This position will work closely with the Director of Communications, a Communications Manager, and other communications team members. May also assist other Foundation teams – including Development (fundraising), Advocacy, and Science/Medical – on a variety of tasks and projects. This Hybrid role is a full-time position.


• Managing the Foundation’s media relations program, including conducting proactive and reactive media outreach; pitching media; establishing relationships with journalists; monitoring/tracking media coverage; and assisting in creation of media materials
• Managing the Foundation’s social media programs, including strategy, analysis and production; developing/posting content and responding to posts on the Foundation’s Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and other social media sites; measuring results (volume, reach, engagement)
• Serving as a public-facing voice of the Foundation to disseminate news and key messages
• Designing and/or overseeing the production of digital and printed graphic materials
• Supporting overall management of Foundation communications and outreach efforts


• Bachelor’s Degree
• 5-10 years of communications experience, including social media
• Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)


Preferred Qualifications

• Team management experience
• Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
• Knowledge of Wordpress and Yoast SEO
• Knowledge of SalesForce and/or Pardot
• Experience with Cision, Newswise, EurekAlert
• Experience with Agorapulse, Google Analytics, Canva, bitly, Linktree, etc.


Skills and Experience Requirements
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills
• Organized with attention to detail
• Enthusiastic team player
• Ability to be self-motivated, work independently and as part of a team
• Flexible and versatile; ability to multi-task and prioritize competing responsibilities
• Composed during sudden high priority demands; responsive to changing priorities


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