Specialty: Public Relations
The Senior Director has a key leadership role, responsible for all the marketing, communications, and public relations activities within WHYY. This position is responsible for overseeing and implementing a comprehensive marketing, communications, and public relations strategy that encompasses the membership and audience growth and financial support for the organization. This position will drive the development and execution of strategies that enhance WHYY’s reputation, promote its services, and support its mission. The position will be representing the company and forming strategic partnerships with the media, overseeing public relations efforts, and writing press releases. The ideal candidate is entrepreneurial, creative, and passionate. They should be adept at working under pressure to meet deadlines, establish priorities, and effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously. Additionally, the candidate should possess several years of business experience, with a preference for expertise in multiplatform media management across various channels such as television, radio, news and digital. Proficiency in consumer public relations and marketing within this dynamic landscape is crucial.
WHYY serves the Philadelphia region with trusted journalism, eye-opening storytelling and intimate local arts programming. Our curiosity and commitment to this community is what drives our programming. It’s also what drives our hiring.
Below you’ll find an employment opportunity in the fast-paced setting of the Philadelphia region’s leading public media provider. The award-winning professional staff of WHYY sets the bar high in television, radio and online. Whether it’s preparing a program to air or a behind-the-scenes role in support, all positions are vital to continuing—and growing—our impact in our community.
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