The Associate Director works closely with the Director to develop high-quality, consistent, and timely communication and content solutions support for the Division of University Advancement. This includes, but is not limited to: serving as editor of ohiowomen magazine and managing editor of ohiotoday.org; creating and managing the content calendar in collaboration with the Director; executing content strategy; writing speeches and event scripts; and writing stories, editing and coordinating assets for internal (print and digital) and external publications, (including Compass, OHIO Alumni, ohiowomen e-news, OUr Voices staff e-news, and Ohio Today).
1. Write, create and edit content (stories and multimedia) for various University Advancement publications (print and digital), websites, and social media including, but not limited to, Ohio Today, ohiowomen (serving as editor), and ohiotoday.org (serving as managing editor); print publications, brochures, booklets, invitations, etc.; Compass; OHIO Alumni and various e-newsletters; and Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
2. Edit a variety of documents to assure consistency and accuracy regarding grammar, punctuation, syntax, and acceptable institution style and evaluation of factual accuracy and consistency of information – chronology of events, overall consistency of subject matter; verification of facts, rearrangement or deletion of material, analysis of data, and evaluation of documentation as to accuracy and thoroughness.
3. As editor of ohiowomen and managing ohiotoday.org, he/she manages the day-to-day operations for those publications, including but not limited to the following duties: support the creation of the story budget and plan the issue in collaboration with the Director, content, and art director; make story assignments and oversee freelance and student writers; provide the first edit on all submitted copy; write columns and other content as needed (captions, headlines, etc.); provide content and assets directly to the art director; work closely with the art director to prepare pages for final review by the Director, content.
Bachelor's Degree in communications or a related field
Three (3) years professional experience
**An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered.
Experience with writing, editing, student copy, deadline management, and coordination of content
Experience supervising professional and student employees
Valid driver's license
Higher Ed experience
Planning Unit: Vice President for University Advancement
Department: Advancement Services
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position: Hannah Bechtold, email@example.com, 740-597-1622
Employment Type: Full-Time Regular
Commensurate with experience. Employees also enjoy a generous benefits package which includes health benefits, paid time off, and education benefits for employees and eligible dependents.