Manager of Communications and Outreach

The Manager of Communications and Outreach of the Population Studies and Training Center (PSTC) is a strong communicator and communications strategist who advances the PSTC’s mission of building understanding of local, national, and global population challenges through fieldwork, data science, and research-to-policy approaches. In support of the PSTC’s goals, the Manager of Communications and Outreach will work with the PSTC Director and leadership to proactively plan, design, and execute a communications strategic plan, a comprehensive social media and branding strategy, and all other communications and outreach-related projects and initiatives. In addition, the Manager will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day work of the communications student aides, as well as the daily management of all communications activities including, but not limited to, web and digital communications, newsletters, marketing materials, social media, alumni and partner outreach, and internal communications.

This position is part-time (.50 FTE). This position is funded through an NIH Infrastructure Center Grant, which is renewed annually.

Job Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Bachelor's degree and minimum five years experience in communications and/or marketing with demonstrated superior proficiency in written communications.
  • A master's degree in a related social science field is desirable
  • Two or more years in high education communications experience is strongly preferred

The ideal candidate will have: 

  • Experience designing and implementing communications, social media, and branding strategic plans 
  • Exceptional writing, editing, and proofreading skills 
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, staff management, and persuasive skills; must be able to build strong relationships and work collaboratively with colleagues at all levels
  • Ability to work effectively under deadlines, manage multiple simultaneous projects, and produce high quality, error-free work 
  • Experience with Drupal or other web content management systems, Adobe creative suite, social media platforms, Campaign Monitor, Google Suite, Microsoft Office, and Mailchimp
  • Experience in project management, including guiding project contributors to meet deadlines and goals
  • Demonstrated ability to support a community of diverse perspectives and cultures in an inclusive environment.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a criminal background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown University.

In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. Additionally, all employees must receive a COVID-19 booster shot no later than January 26, 2022, or within 30 days of becoming eligible. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.  


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Contact Elly Peimer ([email protected]) with any questions.