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Working Title: Writer, Marketing and Communications
Market Title: Writer (100508)
Reports to: Assistant Director of Creative Services, Marketing and Communications
Our team is a mix of strategists, designers, storytellers, and buzz-makers. Our work celebrates and inspires life-changing support from U-M donors.
Do you have a knack for storytelling? Do you try and find interesting and new ways to grab the attention of your audience? Then this is the right place for you! We are looking for a smart, savvy copywriter to join our team. Someone with curiosity and inspiration, talent, and passion.
Working closely with the Assistant Director of Creative Services, this position will collaborate with designers, strategist, producers, and partners to offer new ideas and challenge old ones.
This position is well suited for an individual who is a creative problem solver, thrives in a fast-paced environment, and enjoys variety. It requires intelligence, diligence and accuracy.
Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, or English
Minimum of one year of marketing or agency writing experience
Knowledge of AP editing guidelines
Proficiency in writing for digital and print formats
Thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented atmosphere
Demonstrated strong interpersonal and customer service skills
Outstanding attention to detail
The ability to craft copy with minimal input
Experience working with creative teams on concept development
Great listener, interviewer, and skillful communicator
Positive attitude and sense of humor
For additional information about this position and to review other current openings in Development, please visit our website at:www.giving.umich.edu/careers.
The Office of University Development maximizes private support for the University of Michigan through high-quality collaboration with the development programs of schools, colleges, and units. We also provide fundraising leadership through the stimulation and facilitation of healthy, productive and life-long relationships with our colleagues, alumni, friends, foundations and corporations.
The Marketing Team provides expert strategic marketing guidance, planning, and execution to development colleagues throughout the University of Michigan, and partner in sharing impactful stories that celebrate and inspire life-changing support.
Although the Posting End Date may indicate otherwise, this job may be filled and closed anytime after a posting duration of seven calendar days.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For..." survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.