SUNY College at Plattsburgh Writer/Editor in Plattsburgh, New York

Position Summary

The Institutional Advancement Division at SUNY Plattsburgh seeks applicants for a full-time writer/editor. The successful candidate will assist the Director of Advancement Communications in developing concepts and copy for the Plattsburgh Magazine, Annual Report and a variety of print and online marketing and communication deliverables.

Examples of Duties & Responsibilities:

Support communication strategy and delivery of content for the Plattsburgh Magazine, Annual Report, newsletter, website and other Advancement Communications projects. Research and write alumni profiles. Perform daily editorial functions that include proofreading solicitation copy, messaging for marketing pieces and other departmental needs. Assist with alumni social media engagement.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English or related field; 3-5 years of professional writing experience; Exceptional communication skills including verbal, writing, editing and proofreading; Knowledge of AP writing standards; Ability to meet deadlines and thrive in a collaborative environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with various social media platforms; Ability to adapt writing style to multiple audiences and demographics; Demonstrated experience in contributing and updating content on the web and basic knowledge of HTML and content management software; Familiarity with Google docs.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Materials received by July 7 will be guaranteed full consideration. Please apply to and include a cover letter, resume/CV, contact information for three current professional references, as well as a writing sample. Additional information may be requested at a later step in the process. Official transcripts from an accredited institution will be required prior to employment.

EEO Statement

SUNY Plattsburgh is an equal opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity. As an equal opportunity employer and a government contractor subject to VEVRAA, SUNY Plattsburgh complies with hiring regulations regarding sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, age and veteran status.

Search Number: PJ # 6557

Title: Writer/Editor

Category: Professional

Department: Institutional Advancement

Salary: $40,000 minimum, plus excellent benefits.

Open Until Filled: Yes

To receive full consideration, supply all requested documents by: 07/07/2017