Metcalf Institute seeks publicity coordinator


The Metcalf Institute for Marine & Environmental Reporting is accepting applications for the part-time position of publicity coordinator.

Metcalf Institute, based at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography, provides science training programs for journalists and administers the Grantham Prize for Excellence in Reporting on the Environment. The Metcalf publicity coordinator is responsible for leading the effort to develop and implement a strategic outreach plan that supports the endowment and grant-funded activities of the Metcalf Institute. Duties of the position include securing and

tracking advertising placements; pursuing recruitment opportunities and occasionally representing Metcalf Institute at professional conferences; writing and distributing press releases, newsletters and electronic newsletters; writing summary content for the Metcalf website and maintaining the Institute's social media presence.

Details on candidate requirements and how to apply may be accessed at the website of the University of Rhode Island's Human Resources department at


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