University Writer/Editor

Company/organization: Drury University
Contact: Human Resoures
Phone: 4178737434

Posted 12/16/2018

University Writer/Editor

Department: Marketing and Communications
Supervisor: Director of Publications and Creative Services
Schedule: Regular, 12-month, Full-time, Monday-Friday

Description: Has primary responsibility for maintaining the factual accuracy, editorial and stylistic consistency, logical organization, and effective written presentation in campus communications that support the following activities: institutional marketing; fundraising; building and maintaining alumni and donor relations; recruiting and retaining undergraduate, graduate and continuing professional studies students; communicating and promoting the campus's achievements and initiatives. First and foremost, the University Writer/Editor must write with a compelling and creative flair, particularly for fundraising and student recruitment.  The incumbent writes, reorganizes, and copy edits for content, emphasis, and style; and reviews copy for accuracy and consistency with established campus editorial standards. Must have experience working as part of a creative team, including concepting with art directors and designers. Must be experienced in writing magazine and brochure copy as well as copy for print advertising and social media. It is important that the University Writer/Editor keep abreast of communication trends in higher education through research, networking and professional development.

*Please include three writing samples in a single attachment to  "Additional Documents" with your online application or submit samples via email to after your online application submission.*

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