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Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism-CUNY


WUNC Public Radio
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WUNC Marketing and Communications Manager

Post Date:Aug 16, 2023Type:Full time
Start Date:Salary:
Location: United States - North Carolina - Chapel Hill Job Reference:
Job Description:

North Carolina Public Radio WUNC, the public radio station licensed to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is hiring a Marketing and Communications Manager.

WUNC’s mission is to provide high-quality news, cultural and entertainment content to create a more informed and engaged community. The Marketing & Communications Manager position supports that mission by marketing WUNC content to the community on multiple platforms.  This position works cross-departmentally to identify promotional priorities across the organization and is responsible for the planning and implementation of a broad range of marketing, digital and public relations campaigns. With an audience-first focus, this position will foster connections within the community, manage brand integrity and promote awareness of the services and content that utilizes all avenues of communication. With a focus on local value, this position will help market WUNC’s content to current and new audiences. Reporting to the Development Director, this position will lead marketing and brand strategy.

The Marketing and Communications Manager will lead strategic efforts to leverage the WUNC brand in making it more relevant, compelling, and relentlessly visible, helping grow our audiences and reach new groups in our local and national communities. Working with senior leaders, this position will direct the overall marketing and promotional strategy for WUNC– on all platforms (FM, social media, Digital, Podcasts), promoting programs, initiatives, events and stories of impact to key audiences and constituencies.  Designing marketing campaigns, building new vendor relationships, and helping WUNC cement its reputation as one of the most influential public radio stations in the Southeast.

Interested applicants must apply at, Candidates should be prepared to attach a current resume and cover letter. The deadline to apply is 08/31/2023.


The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications:

• Demonstrated experience in marketing and publicity.
• Demonstrated experience in planning advertising campaigns.
• Demonstrated experience in community outreach initiatives.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Communications or Marketing
• 5 or more years’ experience in marketing or in public media
• Experience in multi platform marketing
• Experience working with advertising/marketing agencies

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Contact Information
WUNC Public Radio
120 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1045
United States

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