The New Hamshire Sea Grant program at UNH is seeking a communications specialist to lead the NHSG’s communications program. Go to https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/29093 to see the full job description.
New Hampshire Sea Grant’s mission is to promote the wise use, conservation and sustainable development of marine and coastal resources in the state, region and beyond. The NH Sea Grant Communications Leader will be responsible for leading the NH Sea Grant communications program and serving as the lead connection with the National Sea Grant College Program and Sea Grant Association communications networks. The incumbent will serve on the NHSG Executive Committee and will work directly with NHSG’s extension, education, research and management personnel to update, implement and maintain our strategic communications plan for the program that will maximize the impact and visibility of NHSG and NHSG supported research, extension and education activities. The incumbent will also be responsible for leading communications partnerships with the University of New Hampshire UNH) Cooperative Extension (CE) and UNH Communications and Public Affairs (CPA) offices, state and federal legislator offices, state Sea Grant program offices, and various environmental, academic and research groups statewide. The NH Sea Grant Communications Leader will be responsible for producing high quality, audience-focused and impact driven communications products in both written and online forms. The incumbent is also expected to possess proven communications expertise in one or more communications skills (e.g. science writing, social media, graphic design, etc.) that will complement existing communications capabilities within NH Sea Grant, UNH Cooperative Extension and UNHCPA.