Responsibilities Northeastern University seeks a Senior Technology Writer with expertise writing for a lay audience about technology trends. This person plays an essential role in Northeastern University's Marketing Department content marketing approach aimed at engaging key audiences. At the heart of this effort is the launch of a new digital platform serving as a hub for big-idea thinking on what work is, and what it could be.
The Senior Technology Writer will be responsible for covering the technology beat for this platform. This person brings substantive experience writing about technology trends and how those trends are impacting the world. S/he helps set the standard for the highest quality writingreporting, content development, style, and executionand conceptual thinking for editorial material and a full array of multimedia and social channels. S/he has a proven ability to:
Conceptualize and pitch stories aligned with strategic objectives while maintaining sound editorial standards
Customize content across multiple channels and for targeted audiences
Write with a confident, accessible, and engaging voice and tone
S/he must be able to work both independently and collaboratively with a variety of colleagues in the Marketing and Communications departments, including editors, designers, developers, multimedia producers, and project managers.
The position requires strategic thinking, strong attention to detail, and the ability to work in a deadline-oriented, fast-paced environment. The ability to be flexible and receptive to editorial input is a must.
Qualifications The Senior Technology Writer brings to the position a minimum of seven years related experience in journalism, marketing, public relations, or publishing, and has a track record for producing high-level, high-quality writing in a deadline-oriented, fast-paced environment.
Excellent copyediting and proofreading skills a must.
This position requires a Bachelor's degree in English, journalism, engineering, computer science, or related field.
Additional Information What stands us apart:
We offer a highly competitive benefits package, including tuition waivers for that master's degree or certificate you've been thinking about.
A selection of other current offerings includes medical, dental, and vision plans, discounts on technology products, health and fitness programs, generous retirement programs, ample paid time off, and professional development opportunities.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern
Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.
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Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, a...nd global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.