Writer and Projects Coordinator

Touro University California

Vallejo, California

Date Posted July 09, 2024
Industry Academia
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Not Specified

Description:



Writer and Projects Coordinator


Requisition ID: 2024-10976

Position Type: Full-Time

Schedule Shift: Day

Hours Per Week: 38

Travel: None

Category: Communications


Overview

The primary function of the Writer and Projects Coordinator is to perform a variety of writing and/or editorial duties, including plans, designs, writes text, edits and/or produces university materials and communications/marketing/program collateral. This position serves as an active member of the marketing and communications team to implement the design and/or production of marketing, advertising, Web (online), social media and print publication projects related to operations of University departments and schools and in support of enrollment and fundraising efforts. This role includes raising awareness of the university through outside publications and coordination of special projects. This position reports directly to the Senior Director Communications and the Vice President of University Advancement.


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Responsibilities

  • Sources, writes, drafts and/or edits, and submits for final approval: stories, features, backgrounders, profiles, marketing/advertising materials, handbooks, fliers, etc.
  • Edits all elements for style, substance and organization. Reorganizes text to create consistency in grammar, format, and message;
  • Assists in all aspects of production, often of multiple publications; copy editing, fact checking and quality assurance stages;
  • Provides text developing and maintaining Advancement web pages, campus digital monitors, and/or other forms of electronic communication;
  • Develop and write timely news items, op-ed pieces, and other University content and develop and implement ways to maximize and amplify the brand message: placement on the University's websites; magazine, pitch/distribute to area, regional and national media; share via social media and email marketing; monthly e-newsletter;
  • Creates search engine optimized content for University website.
  • Identify publications, markets and writers to pitch stories for amplification;
  • Create press releases and potential social media postings.
  • Ensures permission standards for content and image are consistent and documented; may coordinate post production activities, such as mailing, mail house arrangements, coordinating copyright registration, and permissions activities.
  • Takes photographs as needed;
  • Assist with the development and execution of creative concepts for effective recruitment, retention and fundraising communications;
  • Coordinate special projects and/or events related to the advancement of the University mission.
  • Maintain the consistency of the University brand across all visual communications.
  • Collaborate with marketing and communications on assignments as needed.
  • Effectively manage projects in order to meet deadlines in a timely manner.
  • Assume other administrative duties as necessary.


Qualifications


· Three-year minimum years experience in communications/marketing with proven project leadership skills required.


· College degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, BA/BS preferred, or related field, or an equivalent of education plus experience;


· Journalism experience preferred;


· Strong working knowledge of printing and graphic arts procedures and related computer software, including Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite, and content management systems;


· Proven command of editorial, grammatical, writing skills and techniques;


· Able to post stories using a content management system and


· Ability to operate a digital camera.


CORE COMPETENCIES:


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Demonstrated creative thinker in developing editorial content and solutions to marketing and communication challenges;
  • Self-starter who is organized and detail-oriented with excellent planning and problem-solving skills;
  • Able to prioritize, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and proven ability to meet deadlines;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to work alone, one-on-one, or as part of a larger team;
  • Ability to interview faculty, students, staff and administration in a professional manner; and
  • Exercise effective judgement, be diplomatic and tactful; exhibit confidentiality and a sense of humor.




To apply, visit https://tuccareers-touro.icims.com/jobs/10976/writer-and-projects-coordinator/job?in_iframe=1


Touro University is an equal opportunity employer. Touro University treats all employees, job applicants, and students without unlawful consideration of race, ethnicity, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition), age, disability, medical condition, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military service or veteran status, citizenship status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. We are committed to ensuring the fulfillment of this policy in all decisions, including but not limited to, recruitment, the administration of educational programs and activities, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, placement, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff, suspension, expulsion and termination, and all other terms and conditions of admission, matriculation, and employment.

Inquiries or complaints concerning the non-discrimination policies should be sent to Zachary Shapiro, 690 Walnut Ave, Suite 210, Vallejo, California, 94592, zshapiro@touro.edu (707-638-5459) or, alternatively, to the Chief Compliance Officer at compliance@touro.edu and 646-565-6000 x55330.






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