Open Positions with the CAFNR Office of Marketing and Communications

Join our team!

Our office promotes the reputation of the MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. We’re growing our team and we have three open positions. We’re excited to learn more about you and how you can use your talents to tell our story!

For full details and how to apply, visit hrs.missouri.edu and search using the Job ID provided.

CAFNR Extension Communications Strategist

  • Job ID: 31627

The ideal candidate will strategically coordinate and promote Extension expertise and activities across the college and the state to both internal and external audiences, while working in coordination with both CAFNR Marketing and Communications, and Extension Communications. Primary responsibilities include crafting content for the web, social media, newsletters and the media; staying abreast of and sharing Extension resources for agriculture trends and other related news; and monitoring Extension media mentions via news tracking software and developing internal reporting regarding media presence and success. On-site visits to locations around the state of Missouri are occasionally required. This position reports to the director of the CAFNR Office of Marketing and Communications in support of activities of the office of the associate dean for Extension.

CAFNR Marketing Communications Coordinator

  • Job ID: 31623

The person in this position will be responsible for collaboratively developing comprehensive college-level marketing and communications strategies in partnership with fellow marketing and communications staff and in collaboration with administrators, staff and faculty in the college. Projects include but are not limited to: producing a biennial college-wide report; editing newsletters for various audiences; overseeing student recruitment marketing materials; and crafting communications campaigns for events, initiatives, major news stories and more. This position reports to the director of the CAFNR Office of Marketing and Communications.

CAFNR Research News Strategist

  • Job ID: 31626

The ideal candidate will serve as a research storyteller, public relations specialist and advocate for CAFNR. Primary responsibilities include writing research feature stories for a variety of audiences, promoting newsworthy projects to appropriate media outlets, sharing stories via social media and building relationships with researchers, Research Center superintendents and administration, as well as with Mizzou news professionals. On-site visits to locations around the state of Missouri are occasionally required. This position reports to the director of the CAFNR Office of Marketing and Communications.