University of North Texas - Copywriter

Jun 29, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The Dining Services Admin Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a talented, driven, and creative Copywriter to help elevate our marketing to new levels. The position will play a key role in efforts to increase sales of our on-campus retail food locations, resident and commuter meal plans, and UNT Catering. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:* Creates written content for brochures, press releases, departmental documents, etc.* Develops compelling concepts, headlines and copy for ads in a variety of media.* Crafts new content & revamps existing content on our website.* Creates engaging social media posts/campaigns and responds to customer comments.* Writes video scripts.* Proofreads and edits.* Performs other duties as needed, such as assisting customers in person and over the phone.* If employee demonstrates strong graphic design capabilities, will likely work on some design projects as time permits. The Copywriter reports directly to the Marketing and Sales Director and works with a team of part-time and student designers. Keeps Director and team fully informed of project progress, pre-prioritizes as needed, and provides quick turnaround on projects in the queue. Must be able to grasp the "big picture" and translate that into compelling copy. Strong graphic design capability is not required but is a huge plus.The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing. The ideal candidate will possess an Associate's Degree in related field and one year work experience in print, video, and/or electronic media production, or related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:* Understanding of the principles, equipment, software, and practices of the field of media design and production.* Manual dexterity and physical ability to operate various items of media equipment.* Ability to conceptualize and develop original ideas for media production.