Curry Writer

Location
Charlottesville, VA
Posted
Mar 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Curry Writer

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Curry School of Education

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 03-08-2017

Posting Summary:
The Curry School of Education seeks creative and driven applicants for the position of Curry Writer. The Curry Writer is responsible for producing creative and engaging content that enhances the Curry School of Education's overall reputation, builds its brand as a top-ranked education school, increases awareness of academic offerings, and helps drive enrollment.

A bachelor's degree is required, preferably in English or Communications. At least five years of experience in journalism or writing or a related position where duties entail extensive writing for audiences on print and digital media is required. Qualified applicants must have outstanding written communication skills and demonstrate exacting attention to detail. The ability to write in the voice of the organization and to work independently and as part of a team is essential. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects in a complex environment is required. Ability to work under pressure and meet demanding deadlines is essential. Proficiency in Microsoft Word is required. Experience with InDesign, Microsoft Powerpoint, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator is preferred.

To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0620486, complete the application and attach a cover letter, a resume/CV, and two writing samples. This position is open until filled.

For questions about this position or the application process please contact Rhiannon O'Coin at rmo2r@virginia.edu.

The Curry School of Education and the University of Virginia are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. We seek to build a culturally diverse intellectual environment and welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must have outstanding written communication skills and demonstrate exacting attention to detail. The ability to write in the voice of the organization and to work independently and as part of a team.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects in a complex environment. Ability to work under pressure and meet demanding deadlines.

E-mail a Friend: jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=81295

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