Press Assistant

Posted On: August 29, 2014

Media-Related Job

Media Organization: New York University--Office of Public Affairs

Company Description

The Office of Public Affairs is responsible for communicating the University's message by distributing news about faculty achievements and research; by explaining the University’s view or policy positions on important matters to the public; by highlighting student accomplishments; and by acting as a clearinghouse for information pertaining to NYU schools, departments, and services. The Office of Public Affairs also publishes NYU Today and NYU Alumni Magazine.

Job Description

The press assistant will prepare a range of written communications for the Office of Public Affairs. These include press releases on research, short write-ups on faculty awards and grants, and advisories on selected events held on campus for distribution to reporters and​ ​for placement on various NYU platforms and publications.

This is a part-time job that pays $13 an hour.

The press assistant will receive direction from press officers covering the following NYU schools: College of Dentistry; College of Nursing; Faculty of Arts and Science; Gallatin School of Individualized Study; School of Law; Silver School of Social Work; Steinhardt ​School of Culture, Education, and Human Development; Tisch School of the Arts; and​ Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.

To Apply

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples for review to Stephanie Garay (