Business Title: Stewardship Communications Coordinator
Employee Type: Classified
Job Family: Civil Service - OT Eligible
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Summary of Duties:
The Stewardship Communications Coordinator is responsible for crafting general as well as personalized stewardship communications/acknowledgments for all donor levels, including correspondence on behalf of WSU Foundation leadership and the WSU President's Office. The position will, independently and in collaboration with other staff, create a range of content, including but not limited to impact articles, stories, donor profiles, testimonials, event collateral and scripting, acknowledgement correspondence and other written content on behalf of the WSU Foundation and WSU to be distributed in a variety of print and electronic media. They will be responsible for collaborating with colleagues across the WSU system as well as external stakeholders, and must be able to independently take a project from conception to completion. This position reports to the Assistant Director of Stewardship for the WSU Foundation.
A Bachelor's degree in English, communications, journalism, humanities, public relations, OR related field AND one (1) year of writing/editing/public relations experience; OR equivalent education/experience.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Understanding of editorial research best practices and the ability to track down information from a disparate set of sources.
Demonstrated ability to project manage multiple projects.
Strong proofreading and copy-editing skills.
Demonstrated ability to organize work priorities and work independently, as well as in a team.
Demonstrated ability to complete assigned tasks without direct supervision.
Ability to develop and maintain harmonious working relationships with colleagues, other university units and external constituents.
Demonstrated skill with attention to detail and policy.
Area/College: University Development Department Name: University Advancement Department Link: foundation.wsu.edu
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Posting Close Date: This position has been reposted, screening of applications will continue until the position has been filled. Application Instructions: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application. Required Documents:
2) Cover Letter
Time Type: Full time
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