Lynn University
  • 12-Oct-2018 to 30-Nov-2018 (EST)
  • Marketing & Communication
  • Boca Raton, FL, USA
  • Full Time

Summary

Lynn University is an independent, innovative college based in warm, sunny Boca Raton, Florida. We're consistently recognized by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a "Great College to Work For" in such areas as compensation and benefits; work/life balance; job satisfaction; and respect and appreciation.

Our nearly 3,000 students hail from approximately 100 countries and nearly all 50 states, making Lynn one of the top five most international schools for our size. Our campus is a melting pot of cultures and beliefs, and we pride ourselves on our ability to embrace new ideas.

As a Lynn employee, you'll be free to think differently. You'll enjoy on-campus events and workshops that aim to reduce stress and celebrate community. And most importantly, you'll be doing your part to build a better future.

Lynn is currently accepting applications for the full-time Writer position. Turn your love of the written word into a full-time, marketing communications gig. Our team needs a talented and experienced writer to craft and edit content for our digital platforms and print publications. This role will generate content that supports the university's strategic plan initiatives (visit lynn.edu/strategy). The ideal candidate is a wordsmith and storyteller. The successful applicant will be a highly productive team player ready to give and receive feedback, has never heard a deadline that couldn't be met, and is able to balance multiple projects at once. Preference will be given to candidates with online writing experience, knowledge of content marketing and print/publication production.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with colleagues to complete marketing objectives that help accomplish Lynn's strategic plan
  • Produce, edit and proofread content to meet university brand guidelines, university editorial style and Associated Press (AP) style
  • Create fresh content and other original work; develop and pitch creative story ideas and campaign concepts. Communicate value props and drive CTAs
  • Produce a broad range of strategic, engaging copy customized for all campaigns and platforms including the website, email, print, video, etc.
  • Perform online and on-the-ground research for articles, brochures and other content.
  • Serve as a quality assurance writing technician
  • Maintain library of interview/reference materials
  • Have fun!

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree; minimum 5 years professional experience
  • Must submit a portfolio of writing samples and at least three references
  • Expert writing, reporting, interviewing and editing skills
  • Solid conceptual thinking skills
  • Mastery of Associated Press (AP) Style
  • Proficiency in web content management systems, email marketing tools, Microsoft Word and online research methods
  • Able to manage multiple projects
  • Deadline- and detail-oriented

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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