1. Under the direction of the Director of Communications, prepare polished final drafts of high level strategic communications for internal and external audiences, including researching, consulting with relevant colleagues, and writing original works. 2. Translate complex concepts into powerful language for a wide range of audiences, including speeches, reports, presentations, op-eds, web content, and collateral material. 3. Actively edit and provide feedback on presidential communications drafted by others at the university. 4. Collaborate closely with peers, including Office of Public Affairs and other university colleagues. 5. Perform related duties & responsibilities as assigned.
Required Skill/ability 5: Demonstrated expertise in writing speeches for leaders of complex organizations. Ability to manage multiple priorities and a track record of delivering work that is free of errors and on time.
Posting Position Title: Executive Writer, Office of the President
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated ability to conceive and write publicly consumed material for senior leadership for internal and external audiences.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Executive Writer, Office of the President
Required Skill/ability 1: Ability to write powerfully, effectively, creatively, and clearly across a range of media--often while working under tight deadlines.
Required Skill/ability 4: Demonstrated superior writing and editing skills, including broad knowledge of grammar and style.
Required Skill/ability 2: Ability to capture the distinctive voice of the president in speeches, remarks, op-eds, presentations, and other written works.
Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, Communications or related field and six years of experience in public relations, journalism, corporate communications or political work or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated experience in conceiving and writing publicly consumed material and material for internal audiences for leadership.
Internal Number: 66544BR
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