Assistant Editor

Job description

Clemson University


Location Daniel Drive 114
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular


JOB SUMMARY:

Plans, executes, and assists in directing editorial activities in the division of University Relations including editing, proofreading and writing; contributing to marketing and brand strategy creative operations through varied assignments and responsibilities. Contributes content and quality assurance in messaging to desired audiences that support University strategic goals. Performs other duties as assigned.
JOB DUTIES:

40% - Essential - Quality Assurance: Directs fact-checking and proofreading functions for marketing and brand strategy, presidential communications, strategic communications, and administrative services. Writes, edits and publishes technical materials designed to guide style, formatting, and editorial functions of key University Relations communications and carries out the functions of those materials to convey persuasive, detailed, consistent, and factual messages to desired audiences across multiple media platforms, including, print, digital, video, and social.

30% - Essential - Communication and Branding: Contributes research, editorial direction, and brand messaging for communications and marketing projects, print and digital, for the office of University Relations and its Universitywide clients. Serves as an editorial liaison between audiences (internal and external) and a broad spectrum of professional collaborators, including advisory boards, donors, and other strategic partners who support University strategic goals.

15% - Essential - Editorial Administration: Copy edits/proofreads for Clemson World magazine and its affiliated digital and video products. Provides editorial, research, writing, and other editorial duties to this flagship publication, also the University's most-externally facing and widely distributed to internal and external stakeholders and strategic partners.

15% - Essential - Official Fact-Checker: Serves as the point person for aggregating, authenticating, and updating Universitywide enrollment figures, admissions facts, brags, rankings, economic impact data, and more to ensure consistent, up-to-date, and accurate reporting in print and digital communications for University Relations and its clients. Responsible for maintaining, publishing, and promoting fact guides in direct coordination with marketing and strategic communication team members and with support from key departments and information agencies including Institutional Research, Student Affairs, the Office of Admissions, Office of Research, as well as perennial and annual rankings from external sources.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

A bachelor's degree and experience related to the development and dissemination of informational material.
RESPONSIBILITIES:

JOB KNOWLEDGE
Firm Job Knowledge - Firm working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Acts as Lead - Acts as a Lead by guiding the work of others who perform essentially the same work.

BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES
No Budget Responsibilities - No fiscal responsibility for the department's budget.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

100% - Use hands or feet to operate or handle machinery, equipment, etc
100% - Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself
100% - Recognize or inspect visually
100% - Perceive, observe, clarity of vision
WORKING CONDITIONS:

- No Work Conditions
PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

Education - 1st Bachelor's Degree - English, Journalism, Communications or related field
Work Exp 3+ years experience producing and proofreading print and/or digital content

Should be extremely well-versed in AP style and familiar with Chicago Manual of Style
WORK SCHEDULE:

Standard Hrs: 37.5; Band: 07 ($ 50,000.00 - $ 72,700.00)
APPLICATION DEADLINE:

February 21, 2019
JOB LOCATION:

Clemson, SC
CLOSING STATEMENT:

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

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Job No:
Posted: 2/13/2019
Application Due: 2/22/2019
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