Center for Public Interest Journalism seeking tech specialist/program coordinator

Center for Public Interest Journalism seeking tech specialist/program coordinator

The Center for Public Interest Journalism is looking for a new part-time Tech Support Specialist/Program coordinator to help manage events and programs, social media, and web communications. A full job description is listed below.

If you or someone you know is interested, you can apply online using Temple University’s human resources website.  The job ID number is: TU-16094


The Technical Support Specialist (Program Coordinator) for the Center for Public Interest Journalism advances the work of a center devoted to improving the quality and quantity of public affairs reporting to the Delaware Valley. S/he manages events and programs, external communications, including web and social media, and internal communications within Temple University. Creates promotional materials (email blasts, web descriptions, web-based invitation services, Facebook, Twitter posts, etc.). Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree and at least one year of experience, preferably in journalism, communications, marketing and/or urban studies. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered

Required Skills and Abilities:

*Demonstrated experience with social media sites and web content.

*Excellent oral and written communication skills.

*Familiarity with the Greater Philadelphia media landscape, including news organizations working in print, radio, TV, and online media.

*Familiarity with WordPress and experience managing websites, both front-end and back-end.

*Demonstrated customer service and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to effectively interact with a diverse population.

*Ability to work independently and function as part of a team, making decisions collaboratively.


*Knowledge of Photoshop, as well as video and audio production experience.

*Knowledge of Philadelphia’s geography and neighborhoods.

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