Director of Media Relations

Marist College

Director of Media Relations

College Marketing and Communications


Marist is seeking a self-starting, seasoned Director of Media Relations who will direct and lead college-wide media relations and external communications and seek out ways to enhance the College’s brand and increase exposure through earned media placements. This position is responsible for executing and overseeing the writing, editing, production, and pitching of optimized content that promotes the Marist brand, strategic initiatives, research, and accomplishments. The ideal candidate will have a “whatever it takes attitude” and be able to quickly develop and implement compelling content for owned and earned media.  This position may include hybrid/remote flexibility but is primarily campus-based in Poughkeepsie, NY.



  • Minimum of 8+ years of related Media Relations experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, communications, or public relations; Masters preferred




Marist College is committed to creating a diverse workforce on our campus by ensuring that barriers to equal employment opportunity and upward mobility don’t exist here.

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