The Assistant Director works closely with the Associate Director to develop high-quality, consistent, and timely communication and content solutions support for the Division of University Advancement. This includes, but is not limited to, writing and editing publications; writing speeches and event scripts; and writing stories, editing and coordinating assets for internal (print and digital) and external publications (including for Compass, OHIO Alumni, ohiowomen e-news, OUr Voices staff e-news, and Ohio Today).
Write, create and edit content (stories and multimedia) for various University Advancement publications (print and digital), websites, and social media including, but not limited to, Ohio Today; print publications, brochures, booklets, invitations, etc.; Compass; OHIO Alumni and various e-newsletters; and Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. (60%)
Edit a variety of documents to assure consistency and accuracy regarding grammar, punctuation, syntax, and acceptable institution style and evaluation of factual accuracy and consistency of information – chronology of events, overall consistency of subject matter; verification of facts, rearrangement or deletion of material, analysis of data, and evaluation of documentation as to accuracy and thoroughness. (10%)
Manage and maintain the Division’s strategic story calendar for the Alumni and Friends section of Compass. Post stories to Compass using CommonSpot when necessary. Write, and edit press releases. (20%)
Coordinate news content for distribution on Twitter in conjunction with the Digital Communication Team. Post content to Twitter. (10%)
Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or related field.
At least (2) years of relevant work experience (including internships).
An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered.
Experience with writing, editing, student work, deadline management, and coordination of content.
Experience supervising student employees.
Experience with CMS, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
Planning Unit: Vice President for University Advancement
Department: Advancement Services
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position: Janelle Stitle, email@example.com
Employment Type: Full-Time Regular
Commensurate with experience. Employees also enjoy a generous benefits package which includes health benefits, paid time off, and education benefits for employees and eligible dependents.