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Department: 081001 - University Communications
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Essential Job Duties:
As part of NC State's marketing content team, the marketing 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 writer will work closely with University Communications team members to develop, write and implement branded content, advertising copy, web copy, long-form writing (including popular science writing), and a wide variety of project work across multiple channels. The writer will serve on a broader marketing team of directors, designers, developers, and writers and help to guide the direction of marketing and research communications at NC State.
Other duties as assigned.
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.
Strong interpersonal communication skills
Considerable knowledge of English grammar, composition, and style; ability to proofread materials for accuracy and consistency
A versatility and enthusiasm for adapting to new writing styles and writing for an array of age groups, constituencies and goals
Bachelor's degree in English, journalism, technical communications, marketing or other relevant fields
At least 3-5 years work experience developing, writing and managing marketing content for large organizations
At least 1-2 years work experience in academic writing, science journalism or other fields that require the communication of complex ideas to a general audience
Required license or certification:
Position Number: 00107888
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