The University of Connecticut is seeking an experienced marketing copywriter to provide advanced level writing and editing for a wide range of advertising materials. The successful candidate will be expected to exercise originality, creativity and to regularly develop his/her own ideas within broad guidelines established by the supervisor. Work is varied and requires a sound understanding of subject and target audience and ability to conduct research to inform writing. Work will include writing for ad campaigns, websites, video and radio scripts, and printed materials including brochures, ads, and billboards.
Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, journalism or related field; at least 5 years proven marketing/advertising writing experience; knowledge of business-to-consumer marketing; ability to meet deadlines for multiple projects in a fast-paced environment, take initiative, and make sound judgments; excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communications skills.
Experience in healthcare advertising, marketing, or writing; experience writing short-form advertising copywriting; proven ability to work both independently and with a team.
This is a full-time (35 hrs/week) position; person will be located at the UConn Health campus in Farmington 4 days/week and at the UConn Storrs campus 1 day/week.
Please apply through UConn Jobs at www.jobs.uconn.edu and submit a cover letter, resume, 3 references, and 3 writing samples (at least 1 short-form ad copy sample preferred). Preference will be given to resumes received by 06/29/2017. No phone calls, e-mails, or faxes please.
Candidates selected for and interview may be required to complete a brief writing assignment during their interview. (Search #2017437)
The job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on June 29, 2017.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
The University of Connecticut is one of the nation's leading public research universities. UConn's main campus in Storrs is admitting the highest-achieving freshmen in University history. Student diversity continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice.