ORU is searching for a marketing content writer to provide strong, clear and lively editorial/journalistic and marketing copy. This includes concepts and ideas to help drive the university’s editorial strategy and strengthen the university’s core narratives, reputation, ideals and educational experience.
fill the role of a strong storyteller
be able to write content and provide editing and proofing skills for multiple media outlets including print, digital, advertising, web, email, radio and other cross-university communications.
ensure consistency in voice, tone, and style across marketing and other written materials
contribute to the ongoing university goals by spotting good, relevant and timely subject matter to tell the story of the university
assist the business development team by providing specified support to teams within the marketing department to facilitate efficiency, attain goals, and assistant in long-term growth of the organization
Education/Background: A Bachelor’s degree is preferred in either Journalism, English, PR/Advertising, Marketing, Strategic Communications
Skills and Experiences:
Computer experience required including MS Word, Excel, and Power Point
Strong attention to detail and ability to identify inconsistencies across grammar, brand, style and tone
Ability to adapt messages to various audiences
Ability to maintain an eye for detail under stressful conditions associated with project deadlines
Requires excellent reading, spelling, grammatical, verbal, written/editing, customer service and interpersonal skills
Knowledge of Associated Press Style Guidelines helpful
Must be self-motivated and have the ability to effectively balance and prioritize multi-tasks in the midst of a high-paced office environment across a variety of project assignments
Must maintain a professional demeanor at all times and demonstrate the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Must have the ability to effectively work with a wide variety of people helping to form a cohesive and pleasant work environment
Must be able to build trust with customers, collaborate with others, solve problems creatively and demonstrate high integrity
Schedule: Full-time, normal working hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Benefits: comprehensive health and dental plans, paid vacation and sick time, tuition benefits for employees and dependents, 403(b) plan with matching, access to Fitness Center, admission to ORU Athletic Events
About ORU: Oral Roberts University is a charismatic, inter-denominational Christian University employing a diverse 700+ population in a wide variety of positions. Oral Roberts University employs, advances, admits, and treats in its employment and educational programs all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, status as a veteran or genetic information. Women, minorities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.