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Academic rigor, journalistic flair
Who we are:
The Conversation U.S. is an independent, nonprofit media organization that publishes daily news analysis and explanatory journalism written by academics and edited by journalists for the general public. We take our work seriously, but we also offer a fun and flexible work culture with great benefits and lots of opportunity to shine, grow and make a difference.
We will consider candidates working remotely in locations across the U.S. We currently have offices in Boston and New York and can offer a hybrid of in-person and work-from-home for candidates in those cities.
The Conversation is deeply committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage members of traditionally underrepresented groups, including those who are Black, Latino/a, Asian American, Indigenous and LGBTQ, or armed services veterans or those with disabilities, to apply to join our team.
About the University Relationship Manager role:
The University Relationship Manager is our main point person for member universities and is responsible for maintaining and strengthening relationships between supporting member universities and The Conversation’s editorial team. Your primary role will be to communicate regularly with member communications departments, cultivate relationships with faculty, travel to member campuses and boost engagement with Conversation editors when necessary.
Every editorial team member is expected to:
Higher education; relationship management; journalism preferred
Good listener, excellent communications (written and verbal), proactive attitude to create and manage new ideas and projects, team player, self-starter.
Salary: $70,000 – $80,000
Benefits: 401(k) matching, PTO, sick days, health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, parental leave, vision insurance, paid holidays
Position: Full time
Job type: Hybrid (Boston or New York) or fully remote
Experience: 5+ years of combined relationship management and higher education experience
Educational qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required
Reporting manager: Deputy Managing Editor
Works closely with: Editorial Researcher, University Relations and Editorial Assistant, Data Specialist, Chief Innovation and Development Officer
How to apply: Send your resume and a cover letter telling us why you want to work for The Conversation to firstname.lastname@example.org with the words “University Relationship Manager ” in the subject line.
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