OIA Marketing & Communications Student Writer/Editor

OIA Marketing & Communications Student Writer/Editor

Department:  OIA

Role summary: The Marketing and Communications Student Writer/Editor for the Office of Institutional Advancement will be responsible for researching, writing, and editing content for communication vehicles predominantly for our alumni e-newsletters along with marketing and communication pieces, brochures, letters, solicitations, magazines and other collateral. The position reports to the Communications and Marketing Associate and also assists the Office of Institutional Advancement with editing and proofing of materials produced by the department.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Compose web content including weekly news stories, calendar items, contact information, profiles, feature stories, program information, and other items as assigned.
  • Research, write, and edit a variety of stories for employee intranet sites.
  • Conduct interviews, research and cover activities and events as assigned to effectively write feature stories for web, print, and periodicals.
  • Provide proofreading and editing support to OIA for communication pieces produced by the department.
  • Maintain thorough files, records and track communications to provide project continuity, and history.
  • Perform other editorial assignments and projects as assigned.
  • Qualifications: 
  • Outstanding content development and writing skills for a variety of online and hard-copy media.
  • Collaborative style, combined with the ability and desire to work in a team-based environment.
  • Strong and collegial interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively in person, writing, and by phone.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and responsibility regarding information related to Carroll College business, students, alumni and other constituents.  Attention to detail and thoroughness in completing assigned duties.
  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects.
  • Strong skill in writing in a journalistic style appropriate to various tasks such as websites, newsletters, marketing collaterals, social media, etc.
  • Strong proofreading and editing skills.
  • Use of computers, with working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.

Employment Specifications:  Work-Study preferred, but not required.

Approximate Hours/Week:  15 to 20 hours per week

Special Time/Schedule Requirements:  Flexible - between 8am and 5pm, Monday through Friday 

Length of Employment:  Academic Year

Wage Rate:  $10.50/hour

Supervisor:  Allie Keleti - akeleti@carroll.edu

Carroll Campus
Dates Posted: 
9/1/2022 to 10/31/2022
Employment type: 
Local Opportunity: