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Requisition ID:  22922

Senior Content Writer

Job Summary

As a Senior Content Writer for Purdue University’s Marketing and Communications team, this role will help advance awareness, affinity, and demand for Purdue University through storytelling excellence and expertise across the Purdue portfolio. With a primary focus on Purdue Global storytelling, this senior role is responsible for conceptualizing and producing creative content and signature stories within the brand and on strategy across various media channels. To be successful, the candidate will need to exhibit effective interviewing and emotive writing skills, collaboration, and leadership within the creative team. 


Portfolio and/or writing examples required
This will be a hybrid (remote/on-campus) position

 

 

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, English, advertising, journalism, public relations, or a related field
  • Four  (4) years of professional writing experience across digital mediums 
  • Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered
  • Proficient expertise in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and willingness to become proficient in other software 
  • Proficient in AP Style 
  • Understanding of writing applications in traditional and emerging channels 
  • Ability to streamline verbose content to focus the main message in a concise, effective manner 
  • Consistent quality control in work  
  • Ability to manage, prioritize, and meet multiple deadlines 
  • Proven track record for creative concepting and iteration  
  • Understanding of specific channels or vertical markets as required by job function 
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt style of copy to various audiences, purposes, or media 
  • Competency concepting and presenting creative work 
  • Strong organizational abilities, including time and resource management 
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with external and internal constituents 
     

 

Preferred:

  • External or in-house agency experience
  • Experience with creating compelling messages for different target demographics 
     

 

Additional Information: 

  • All new hires will be expected to follow Protect Purdue guidelines. To learn more, visit https://protect.purdue.edu/protect-purdue-health-center/surveillance-testing-plan/#fall. 
  • To learn more about Purdue’s benefits summary https://bit.ly/3t7vcRd 
  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position  
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility:  Defined Contribution Waiting Period
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply


Nearest Major Market: Lafayette

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