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Department: 081001 - University Communications
Location: Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties:
Department will be hiring two positions from this posting
As part of NC State's development communications and stewardship team, the development writer will take a leadership and advocacy role in writing promotional copy and creating innovative platforms and concepts that achieve the strategic goals of the university.
The development writer will work closely with senior leadership, development officers, content strategists, writers, social media specialists and other University Communications team members to develop, write and implement Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign branded content, features, web copy and a wide variety of project work across multiple channels. The writer will develop ideas from concept through produced materials, and be responsible for content research, writing and copy editing for universitywide initiatives that highlight the importance of philanthropy at NC State.
Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
- At least 3-5 years of relevant experience. - Strong writing and editing skills - Ability to understand the university's strategic plan and Campaign priorities - Strong background in and understanding of social media, - Ability to lead and engage the university's network of communicators and content producers - Demonstrated expertise in writing for print and digital platforms - Instincts for how to conceptualize and package story content into a variety of story formats
Bachelor's degree in English, journalism, technical communications or marketing.
At least 3-5 years work experience developing, writing and managing marketing content for large organizations.
Experience within higher education and writing for capital or comprehensive campaigns a plus.
Required license or certification:
Position Number: 00106352, 00102978
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