Madison, WI
Aug 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 91465-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Communications, Editing, Web Design/Development

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91465-AS

Working Title: Associate Web Content Writer / Editor

Official Title: EDITOR(R92DN) or ASSOC EDITOR(R92FN)


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: SEPTEMBER 1, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $40,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

A Bachelor's degree is required. A major in marketing communications, corporate communications, journalism, English or related field is preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

One to two years of professional writing and editing experience is preferred, particularly experience with marketing and informational content with for websites or other communications channels. Entry-level candidates with relevant experience in an internship or other professional context will also be considered. Experience within higher education is a plus.

Position Summary:

The Wisconsin School of Business (WSB) has an exciting opportunity to tap your talents in writing and editing for one of the top-rated business schools in the country. Our Academic Technology and Web (ATW) department is looking for a talented, highly motivated individual who can think strategically while developing and delivering well-crafted copy for both external and internal target audiences. The primary responsibilities of the position include planning, writing, and editing content for the various pages and sections of the WSB website, in support of the brand and strategic communications objectives of the School.

Additional Information:

Diversity and inclusion are primary values for the Wisconsin School of Business and are integral to achieving our strategic goals. We seek candidates with an awareness of and commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion across all spectrums. Our school is committed to continuously increasing the cultural competence of its staff and faculty members through school-wide forums and professional development opportunities.


Nancy Andrews

Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

Please complete the online application and attach a cover letter addressing your qualifications and experiences specifically relating to the responsibilities of this position and a comprehensive resume. All application materials will be reviewed by our search committee after the posted deadline. Applicants selected to participate further in the selection process will be notified directly. All applicants will be notified once a final selection has been made and the search has been completed.

When applying online you will be asked to provide a resume, cover letter, and two relevant samples of marketing or informational content writing - ideally website-specific content that supports the communication goals of a person, group, or organization.

Writing samples may be from actual professional or volunteer engagements, or they may be mock samples created specifically for this position. Each writing sample should be a minimum of 300 words in length, although longer pieces are also welcome.

The samples should be compiled and uploaded in one PDF and may contain links to view the samples.

NOTE: Salary for this position will be at or above the posted minimum rate based upon qualifications and experience.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: 24 Jul 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 27 Aug 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time