Communications and Event Coordinator - Washington State University in Tri-Cities Washington

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Washington State University

Tri-Cities, Washington

United States


Detailed Job Description

This position is responsible for supporting public relations activities for the WSU Viticulture & Enology Program. This individual works in close coordination with the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS) Communications unit, the CAHNRS Office of Alumni and Development, WSU Tri-Cities Advancement and Community Engagement Development, the Washington State Wine Commission, and the Washington wine industry to organize and develop internal and external public relation functions, which includes news releases, feature stories, routine web updates, program materials, and alumni communications. Additionally, the position will be responsible for the successful coordination and execution of signature events that foster awareness of the VE Program. The events will include the VE partnership with the largest wine auction in Washington, education and extension events including the VE Certificate Program, and other events as assigned. All public relations activities will be performed in coordination with CAHNRS, WSU Tri-Cities, and the Washington grape and wine industry to ensure the successful advancement and implementation of strategic communication, marketing, and development priorities for the VE Program.

Required Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, marketing or other relevant field AND two (2) years of professional experience in print OR broadcast news media, public relations, marketing including the use of electronic media or two (2) years of other relevant professional experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in Higher Education or an institutional environment.

Experience with photography.

Proven ability to meet deadlines.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

Keyword Phrases

  • Viticulture and Enology Program
  • Communications and Event Coordinator
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  • Public Relations, Marketing and Communications
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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