As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for five consecutive years.UW Medicine Strategic Marketing & Communications is looking for an Editorial Coordinator to support the development of compelling and innovative content.The successful candidate is a creative self-starter, who is passionate about language and grammar. The position requires excellent writing, storytelling, editing and proofreading skills to assist in developing engaging copy for UW Medicine websites, marketing and advertising campaigns, content marketing and projects as assigned. The Editorial Coordinator will have experience in writing, editing, proofreading and proactive problem solving.This position requires the ability to prepare, edit and publish materials that represent the personal style of the author while aligning with UW Medicine standards. Competing priorities require ability to manage short- and long-term assignments in a way that achieves results and meets deadlines.This position is critical to the reputation of UW Medicine. The language we use, how we use it, and the words we choose reflect on the department and UW Medicine as a whole. UW Medicine uses content marketing as our means to improve the health of the public and provide information about the services we provide. This position ensures that content meets our audiences in the right places, at the right times, when they need it.DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIESProofreading and editing*Corrects grammatical and spelling errors, formatting and style, as well as fact-checks key information.*Checks corrected proofs against mark-up for comparison and quality assurance.*Works collaboratively with designers and writers to proactively resolve issues.*Reviews and edits copy for adherence to our style guide.*Edits and reviews content produced by other team members.Content development*Develops, writes and edits content for websites, digital publications, landing pages and other projects.*Acquires knowledge of UW Medicine's programs and accomplishments by interviewing faculty, leadership and subject matter experts.*Provides research and/or copy support to editorial team with main story features, news posts, new and redesigned website sections, etc.*Creates messaging to promote UW Medicine.Production and reporting*Assists with website and newsletter production, such as sizing images, assisting with layouts and managing stakeholder review.*Uses Google Analytics and other tools to report on editorial, web and email performance.*Supports special projects and administrative initiatives, as well as performs related duties and tasks as assigned.*Maintains editorial calendar and copy deadlines.*Assists in deploying email sends.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSBachelor's degree in English, communications, journalism or related field and a minimum of two (2) years of work experience.*Idea generator and problem solver with excellent communication and organizational skills*Experience editing copy to ensure it meets channel needs and editorial standards*Able to proof a wide variety of copy under demanding deadlines*Strong attention to detail while being able to see the big picture*Excellent communication, writing, organizational and client-service skills*Experience with print, web and social media marketing*Working knowledge of content management systems*Ability to manage up and across an organization*Knowledge of Associated Press StyleDESIRED REQUIREMENTS*Healthcare, education or non-profit experience*Knowledge of InDesign, PhotoshopCONDITION OF EMPLOYMENTWork is performed in an open office setting with noise and other distractions. The position may travel by foot or vehicle to various locations to gather information and/or assist with activities. Position maintains regular office hours Monday through Friday.Application Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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