The Arts and Science Communications Department is seeking a talented Writer to join their team. Reporting to the Director, Communications for Arts and Science, the Arts and Science Writer will write and edit a range of internal and external communications for a variety of audiences. The Writer will conceptualize, research and produce drafts and/or finished pieces of accurate and engaging original content, supporting the Communications Team's mission to advance the visibility and reputation of Arts & Science across its people, institutions, and entities. This position will also produce clear, accurate internal communications, as well as write and manage day-to-day posting for social media efforts, growing engagement across platforms with a variety of content. The Writer will advise and assist in the launch of new social media accounts.
Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, English, or related communications field
Master's Degree in Journalism, English, or related communications field
3+ years writing a range of high-level communications
3+ years writing for higher education
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Exceptional command of English grammar, syntax and style in the service of a wide-ranging communications for diverse audiences. Excellent editorial judgment. Ability to produce written materials within deadlines. Portfolio of published work exhibiting writing at a level appropriate for a top-tier university. Highly organized, meticulous about detail, and strong multi-tasking capabilities, Collaborative and consultative work style; strong partnering and relationship-building skills. Ability to think creatively and strategically. Knowledge of search engine optimization techniques, best practices in web writing, and web accessibility standards. Demonstrated experience in launching and growing social media accounts. Thorough understanding of best practices for social media engagement.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Writing for social media
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