The Senior Editor/Writer is an experienced journalist with strong developmental editing skills who can shape and balance content, and write substantive, in-depth, and institutionally important feature stories about Boston University, its programs faculty, students, and alumni for the University's top-tier publications. Acts as the developmental editor for several alumni and other University publications as well as a feature writer for a variety of alumni print and web publications and other communications. Develop print and web content, write and edit for alumni magazines, newsletters, annual reports, and other high-profile publications for BU schools and colleges and other University constituents. These communications are important vehicles that enable the University to connect with its alumni and other external and internal audiences and to advance BU's development efforts.
The Senior Editor/Writer is an integral part of a comprehensive creative team, supporting the University's communications and marketing initiatives by developing relevant and engaging content for print and web communications in a style and tone that convey University-wide branding.
B.A./B.S. or equivalent, with strong communication, writing, and editing skills.
Candidates should have five years of work experience and a minimum of three years of writing experience and developmental editing skills.
Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Boston University's COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions). For further information on the University's response to COVID-19, please visit the Back2BU site.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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