Communications Manager (part-time)

Job Type

Part Time


Details: Part-time position, commensurate with experience



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325 Chestnut Street
Suite 715
United States


Job Title: Communications Manager (part-time)                                   

Date of Analysis: 1/31/18

Reports to: Director of Communications

Status: Exempt


Other regular relationships:

  • Executive Director
  • Director of Programs & Special Projects
  • Senior Program Officer
  • Director of Development
  • Senior Writer, Development
  • Program and Communications Associate
  • Outside vendors such as graphic designers, photographers, and videographers.


Immediate Subordinates:  Interns when available


Overall Purpose of Job:  Manage external communications and media relations to increase the visibility of the Pennsylvania Humanities Council (PHC), its programs, and its advocacy efforts.


Essential Functions/Specific Responsibilities:

  • With the Director of Communications, creates and executes annual communications plans for PHC and its program areas.
  • Leads day-to-day production for and maintenance of PHC’s website.
  • Oversees PHC’s social media presence, including planning, posting, and monitoring content for all PHC social media channels.
  • Develops effective strategies to engage media.
  • Develops content for website, e-newsletters, media campaigns, and public presentations. Includes writing articles, blog posts, talking points, remarks, press releases, and other copy; enlisting internal and external authors as necessary; researching and/or selecting images; overseeing video production; and building web pages, newsletter layouts, and slide presentations.
  • With the Director of Communications, leads the planning and implementation of public meetings, webinars, and other events.
  • Represents PHC in meetings, events, conference calls, etc., as assigned.
  • Assists with administrative tasks as assigned.


Non-Essential/Other Responsibilities:

  • Participates in PHC sponsored events and other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Hiring Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 3 to 5 years of professional experience in public relations, marketing, communications, or media.
  • Excellent communication skills and visual sense, with the ability to speak, write, and design messages in various formats for different audiences.
  • Able to think strategically, juggle multiple priorities, and manage time effectively.
  • Able to work independently or in teams.
  • Passion for the humanities, and personal values consistent with PHC’s mission.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please send cover letter, resume and up to 2 writing samples to