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Level: Executive (Director, VP, Department Head)
Duration: Full-Time
Director of Media Relations
Development Office, Lincoln Center
Fordham University

Fordham University has an excellent reputation as a dynamic institution located in New York City. Founded in 1841, Fordham enrolls more than 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students in its 9 Colleges and Schools.

Position Summary
Fordham University is seeking a full-time director of media relations to promote the University in national, international, and local media—print, broadcast, and digital. We are seeking a media relations professional with a track record of placing stories in high-profile media. The director will supervise an assistant director; be the University’s primary contact for media relations; be responsible for day-to-day media pitches and inbound requests; and work as part of a diverse and highly collaborative communications and marketing team. The salary is $90,000 to $100,000 annually. Fordham offers excellent medical, vacation, and educational benefits.
This position is full-time (not contract/consultant and not remote) and is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement for candidates living in NY, NJ, CT, or PA who are within a commuting distance of our Manhattan office. The hybrid work arrangement will require at least three days of in-office presence.…

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Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom.
Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds.

Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories
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