Job description

JOB NO.: 96674-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Communications, Editing

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 96674-AS

Working Title: Editor/Account Manager

Official Title: EDITOR(R92DN)

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JANUARY 15, 2019

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree in English, journalism or related field

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

-- Minimum of 2 years' of professional editorial experience in a publishing or communications environment required

-- Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite and experience using InDesign; knowledge of Word, PowerPoint and Excel

-- Demonstrated success functioning in an account manager role

-- Strong customer-service skills

-- Knowledge and understanding of communications technology, including printing, online, social, search, mobile, and presentation

-- Strong organizational and time-management skills; ability to manage complex projects and multiple priorities

-- Excellent written, interpersonal, and group presentation communication skills

-- Strong editorial skills, including manuscript preparation and review, copyediting, writing/rewriting, and proofreading

-- Adaptability and flexibility in evolving situations

-- Ability to meet deadlines, identify problems, and proactively find solutions

-- Superior client service and demonstrated ability to grow internal and external client relationships

-- Knowledge and passion for UW-Madison and higher education a plus

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

University Marketing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking an editor/account manager. As a member of University Marketing, the individual in this role will be expected to interact and consult with academic, outreach, and communications staff around campus in support of outreach and public information activities, including the development and dissemination of university-related information to internal and external audiences. The editor will be responsible for managing the creation of communication, marketing, and promotional materials, including books, brochures, posters, ads, newsletters, and websites. Editorial and production responsibilities include client relations, scheduling, editing, copywriting, proofreading, and project management.

This position will work closely with staff in University Marketing and University Communications, including other editor/account managers, writers, web developers, designers, and photographers, and other campus communications professionals. The successful candidate will report to the director of Creative Services within University Marketing.

Additional Information:


Karen Aune
[email protected]
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 click on the "Apply Now" button (jobs.wisc.edu, search for job #96674) to start the application process. Applicants will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter outlining relevant qualifications and experience. Pay will be based on experience and qualifications.

Click on the Full Position Details link listed below and then on Position Description to see a full job description and the skills needed for a successful candidate.

PLEASE NOTE: The online application system locks at 11:55 PM CST on the application deadline date. Online submissions that are not COMPLETED by 11:55 PM CST on the deadline date will not be considered.

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: Nov 9 2018 Central Standard Time

Application Close: Nov 25 2018 11:55 PM Central Standard Time





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Posted: 11/10/2018
Application Due: 11/26/2018
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