Oral Roberts University Marketing Content Writer

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.

Apply at: https://www.oru.edu/employment/application.php?job_id=415