The Communications Specialist/Editor is responsible for writing, editing, and proofreading communications produced by the University, including marketing publications, advertising and promotional pieces, internal communications, online materials (including web content and blogs) fundraising materials and executive communications. Responsible for the development of and adherence to editorial standards and the appropriate pieces to communicate them. The copy editor/writer is the definitive source on the University’s editorial style, voice, spelling, grammar and language use. This position is responsible for upholding the appropriate use of AP Style and assists in the effort to communicate these standards. Reporting directly to the AVP of Marketing Communications and working collaboratively with department peers on projects, the Communications Specialist/Editor is a final contact for projects before proofs are sent to internal clients for review or materials are produced or posted. This position is responsible for writing the projects that flow through the marketing office, including, but not limited to: viewbooks, brochures, ads, emails, manuals, flyers, posters, social media content, newsletters, fact sheets, executive communications, web stories, social media posts, media releases and alerts, and articles for the Roosevelt Review.
The Communications Specialist/Editor position is the editor of the Roosevelt Review, Roosevelt’s semi-annual alumni magazine. This position will coordinate the Roosevelt Review editorial content working with representatives throughout the university to generate ideas for articles and maintain project timelines for content creation and production. This position will serve as a liaison with the media.
This role is a full time, at-will, exempt, hybrid position and reports to the Assistant Vice President of Marketing and Communications.