Writer

Lynn University in Boca Raton, FL

  • Industry: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations - Others
  • Type: Full Time
position filled

Summary

Lynn University is an innovative, global and personalized college based in Boca Raton, Florida. Our 3,000 students are from approximately 100 countries. Our NCAA Division II Fighting Knights athletics program has won 25 national championships (and counting!)

TheChronicle of Higher Educationconsistently recognizes us as a "Great College to Work For" with high scores in compensation and benefits; work/life balance; job satisfaction; respect and appreciation, and more.

As a Lynn employee, you will help us build a better world with our students. Lynn is currently accepting applications for the Writer position.

Our team needs a talented, experienced writer to craft and edit content for our digital platforms and print publications. This role generates content that supports the university's strategic plan initiatives (visit lynn.edu/strategy). The ideal candidate is first and foremost a writer with the flexibility to produce a variety of content, including news articles, short and long feature content, web content and more. The successful applicant will be a highly productive, technology-savvy team player. Applicant must be a fast learner, deadline-driven and able to balance multiple projects at once. Preference for candidates with marketing and communication writing experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate on marketing objectives that help accomplish Lynn's strategic plan.
  • Produce, edit and proofread content that follows university brand guidelines, university editorial style and Associated Press (AP) Style.
  • Communicate value propositions and drive awareness, engagement and action across internal- and external-facing communications.
  • Create and refresh content for Lynn's magazines and website, as well as advertisements, brochures, email messages, postcards, videos, etc.
  • Conduct interviews.
  • Serve as a quality assurance writing and fact-checking technician.
  • Maintain a library of interview/reference materials.
  • Establish relationships across campus; follow marketing processes.
  • Enjoy work!

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree; minimum 5 years professional experience or equivalent.
  • Must submit a portfolio of writing samples, including long-form pieces, and at least three references.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Expert writing, reporting, interviewing and editing skills
  • Solid conceptual thinking skills
  • Mastery of Associated Press (AP) style
  • Proficiency in web content and project management systems, email marketing tools and Microsoft Word
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Deadline- and detail-oriented
  • Ability to work in the on-campus office, in an open floor plan environment

Accreditation and equal opportunity

Lynn University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, pregnancy or parenting status, veteran status, retirement status, or any other characteristic protected by law. In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Lynn University does not discriminate on the basis of sex. Inquiries concerning the application of the non-discrimination policy may be directed to the University Compliance Officer/Title IX Coordinator at 3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33431; via email at titleixcoordinator@lynn.edu; by phone at +1 561-237-7727 or to the U.S. Dept. of Education OCR.

Lynn University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. Contact the SACSCOC at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call +1 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lynn University. 2016 Lynn University 08/16.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Please notify us at least five days in advance if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed by calling +1 561-237-7639.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

In compliance with the Clery Act, the University annually provides a report to each student and current employee, as well as to prospective employees and students, that provides a detailed disclosure of information regarding campus security practices (including Emergency Response Plan, Timely Warnings, Emergency Warnings, Missing Persons, fire safety policies, fire prevention data, and Crime Log policies), as well as crime and fire-related incident statistics for the preceding year. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at lynn.edu/securityreport

For your health, Lynn University is now smoke- and tobacco-free.



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