College External Affairs Writer
College External Affairs Writer
University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: 33322
Salary: $4,400 - $8,733 monthly
UCLA College of Letters and Science is the academic heart of UCLA and home to more than 85 percent of the university's 28,000 undergraduate students. Together, its four academic divisions of Humanities, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Social Sciences encompass 34 departments, 109 undergraduate majors, more than 50 graduate degree programs and over 40 PhD programs that span research and teaching across both traditional and emerging disciplines in the liberal arts and sciences. Undergraduate and graduate students of the College move on to become business, government, community and academic leaders of California and the world.
Under the supervision of the Director of Development Communications and Operations and in collaboration with the Assistant Vice Chancellor of College Development, deans and faculty in the College, the College External Affairs (EA) Writer will research, write, and edit a wide range of materials for print and online media that will communicate and promote the activities of the UCLA College to a variety of constituents and advance the College's mission. These may include but not be limited to: case statements, annual appeals, gift announcements and other press releases, speaking points and remarks for deans and other academic leadership, profiles of faculty and students, event invitations and programs, articles for the College Magazine and Newsletter, and web content. The College EA Writer will also research and write proposals to foundations, corporations, individuals, and other funding agencies to raise funds for high priority projects in the UCLA College. In collaboration with the deans, faculty, and development staff, this individual will gather program information, statistics, and other data to formulate persuasive reasons for giving, to strengthen the case for support of the College and will perform other responsibilities related to the development, submission, and maintenance of proposals. The College EA Writer will coordinate and consult with development officers and deans as appropriate on writing, graphics, and production of all projects. As a communication project manager, this individual will prepare deans for their participation in two annual campus events, support the identification and securing of the College commencement speaker in cooperation with deans and the student committee, support the identification and securing of an annual College Luskin Lecture speaker in partnership with deans and be responsible for other communications projects as assigned. In addition, this individual must also be able to recommend communications approaches for various targeted audiences.
For full application instructions and position description, please visit: https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80141
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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