Senior Business Writer

Jul 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Senior Business Writer

Requisition Number: STFR003667




Responsibilities: Northeastern University seeks a Senior Business Writer with expertise writing for a lay audience about global business trends. This person plays an essential role in Northeastern University's Marketing Department content marketing approach aimed at engaging key audiences. At the heart of this effort is the launch of a new digital platform serving as a hub for big-idea thinking on what work is, and what it could be.

The Senior Business Writer will be responsible for covering the business “beat.” This person brings substantive experience writing about global business trends and their impact on companies. S/he helps set the standard for the highest quality writing—reporting, content development, style, and execution—and conceptual thinking for editorial material and a full array of multimedia and social channels. S/he has a proven ability to:

  • Conceptualize and pitch stories aligned with strategic objectives while maintaining sound editorial standards

  • Customize content across multiple channels and for targeted audiences

  • Write with a confident, accessible, and engaging voice and tone

    S/he must be able to work both independently and collaboratively with a variety of colleagues in the Marketing and Communications departments, including editors, designers, developers, multimedia producers, and project managers.

    The position requires strategic thinking, strong attention to detail, and the ability to work in a deadline-oriented, fast-paced environment. The ability to be flexible and receptive to editorial input is a must.


    The Senior Business Writer brings to the position a minimum of seven years related experience in journalism, marketing, public relations, or publishing, and has a track record for producing high-level, high-quality writing in a deadline-oriented, fast-paced environment. Excellent copyediting and proofreading skills a must. This position requires a Bachelor's degree in English, journalism, business, or related field.

    Additional Information

    What stands us apart:

  • We offer a highly competitive benefits package, including tuition waivers for that master's degree or certificate you've been thinking about.

  • A selection of other current offerings includes medical, dental, and vision plans, discounts on technology products, health and fitness programs, generous retirement programs, ample paid time off, and professional development opportunities.

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    Additional Information:

    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern

    Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.


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