Copywriter

Location
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County / Shadyside, Allegheny County
Posted
Apr 24, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs, Publishing & Presses
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Publishers & Presses
To help support the work of the University we have an immediate opening for a Copywriter. Reporting to the Vice President of Marketing & Communications, the candidate selected for this position is responsible for developing ads, direct mail, brochures, publications, eNewsletters, video scripts and other campaigns for both external and internal audiences. Duties and Responsibilities: She/he will create compelling and persuasive conceptual ideas and copy for University marketing and communications materials and: • Team and collaborate with Sr. Graphic Designer on translating copy into high-impact design and layout concepts • Proofread and edit copy for grammar, style, tone and content accuracy • Gather background information and translate into easy to understand, consumer-focused copy • Manage, lead and coordinate multiple writing and editing projects simultaneously while ensuring projects are completed on time and in accordance with university standards • Perform other duties as assigned Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of at least two years experience writing copy in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment in a marketing/communications department or in an agency environment. Strong command of language, grammar and punctuation plus proficiency in Microsoft Office. Must have a portfolio of produced marketing and communication concept and writing examples. Higher education experience is a plus. Interested candidates should visit www.chatham.edu/careers and follow the instructions to complete the application process. Applicants should also include a cover letter and resume in the application process. Chatham University offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, including tuition remission for qualified personnel, and a generous retirement plan. Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer