Communications Assistant - UO Public Affairs

University of Oregon

Position description: The communications assistant will work with the Public Affairs Communications staff to write news stories, format all-staff emails, assist with daily and weekly media reports, assist with web content management and carry out related assignments involving the university’s communications program.

Qualifications: Candidates should have a background in basic news gathering and writing. Some familiarity with AP style is preferred. Candidates also should have familiarity with web content management systems and digital communications tools and platforms as well as basic HTML. Experience with Drupal and iModules is a plus. The position involves carrying out assignments in a time-sensitive environment, requiring good time management and the ability to collaborate.

Application Instructions: 

Submit a resumé detailing past experience and qualifications, no more than three samples of work involving newswriting and digital content management and a letter describing your background and interest in the position to Greg Bolt,