December  14, 2019
  New Media





Manager, Media Relations (1-year contract)

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Manager, Media Relations (1-year contract) REF#: JG1000
University of Waterloo
Location: Waterloo, Ontario
Posted: November 29, 2019
Salary: $72,724-$90,905


Interested in working in a fast-paced environment where every day offers a new learning opportunity? The University of Waterloo is looking for an experienced writer with media and/or media relations experience to join us on a one-year contract.
In this role, you can expect to interact with some of Canada’s top researchers and journalists from across Canada and the world. You will also have the opportunity to put your storytelling skills to the test as you seek out and develop stories and thought leadership pieces.
In this role, you can expect to:
  • Respond to multiple inquiries a day from reporters looking for sources
  • Identify, develop and pitch story ideas
  • Write and edit news stories
  • Develop, write and pitch thought leadership pieces


  • As an ideal candidate, you have:
  • Experience working in print media
  • Previous experience working in media relations (preferred but not required)
  • A keen interest in news and current affairs
  • Bachelor’s degree

Interested candidates should apply through the University of Waterloo’s website with resume and cover letter stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board.

Matthew Grant
University of Waterloo
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo , ON
N2L 3G1 , Canada
Tel: (519) 888-4451

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