A Special JOTW Can’t Wait posting from the American Society of Civil Engineers
Senior Manager, External Communications, American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) seeks an experienced and proactive strategic communications professional with outstanding writing, editing and verbal communication skills to manage and implement media relations activities. Primary responsibilities include increasing awareness of the profession and the association’s strategic initiatives through: managing media outreach; developing media materials, including advisories, news releases and Op-Eds; fielding media inquiries; and managing special projects as needed. Position reports to Managing Director, Government Relations & Infrastructure Initiatives.
Requirements: BA in communications, public relations, journalism or related field; 5 – 8 years of experience with demonstrated success in media relations; and strong writing and organizational skills. Knowledge of social media and media relations software a plus.
ASCE is a nonprofit professional membership association dedicated to the advancement of civil engineering in order to serve the public good. For consideration please send resume and cover letter with salary history and requirements to: ASCE, Attn: BP/NED, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, VA 20191, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org