The Department of Marketing and Events is seeking a Marketing Writer. This is a full-time, 1.00 FTE,12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director.
The Marketing Writer promotes the university's strategic initiatives and research priorities and provides expertise to communicate effectively with prospective/current students, alumni/donors, faculty/staff and other internal and external audiences. This position researches and writes copy for materials including electronic newsletters, college and department brochures, research news and publications, student recruitment publications, advertising for various media including TV, radio and print, web content, videos and event promotions, among others. The work done supports our clients' goals and strategies. Clients include college deans, communications directors and faculty, as well as the Office of Admissions and other university programs.
The Marketing Writer coordinates, writes and edits content in collaboration with University Relations and Marketing (URM) managers and staff members, along with university faculty, staff and students. This position is part of an internal creative services team supporting marketing and communications strategies that promote the university, colleges, units, research and academic developments, programs and events. This position develops communication strategies and writes content that helps to achieve strategic communications objectives. This position develops relationships with faculty and campus communicators as sources for stories and other content. This position works with internal marketing managers, editors and graphic designers in University Marketing to ensure text is aligned with university branded messaging, project objectives and writing style standards. Along with other members of the creative team, this position presents content strategies to faculty, campus communicators and program managers, creates and circulates drafts for review, incorporates feedback into revisions, edits and proofreads their own copy, edits and proofreads content written and prepared by others and establishes and meets deadlines.
This position reports to the Senior Editor of University Marketing.
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OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.