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*This is an Exempt position. Employees in this position are paid a salary on a monthly basis and are not eligible to receive overtime pay.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Serves as a project manager and writer for strategic communications produced by Advancement and Alumni Engagement including gift proposals, stewardship and fund reporting, articles for publications, web content, philanthropic or alumni-centric collateral, and strategic donor relations reporting. Interviews alumni, donors, technical experts, and researchers for content. May develop proposals for major and principal gift prospects in partnership with development officers and/or division Leadership. Proposals and reports often span multiple schools/units. Responsible for managing all components of communication projects and process from start to finish. Develops materials using specialized or technical language. Partners with client to determine strategic communications plans. Identifies opportunities for and writes news releases and articles for publications. Writes and/or edits materials consistent with strategic initiatives and objectives of Advancement and Alumni Engagement. Contributes content to the communications team and helps coordinate coverage to serve the strategic communications needs of the division. May represent department. May edit/review content created by other staff. May manage or advise staff. Performs related responsibilities as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor's degree and four years of professional experience journalism, higher education, non-profit, or related environment. Outstanding skills in writing, editing, interviewing, and oral presentation. Must have the ability to organize, set priorities, and manage several projects at once with minimal supervision. Must demonstrate the ability to write journalistically at a sophisticated level, including mastery of the English language.

The above statements are intended to describe the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the personnel so classified.


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