Job Number: 29626396 Full/Part Time: Full Time Schedule: 8AM - 5PM Salary: $61,800 - $110,000
Position Information This position is responsible for crafting high-quality marketing copy and compelling content that supports UC Riverside's fundraising, marketing, brand-building, and promotional priorities. The marketing copywriter will develop a deep understanding of the UCR brand, value proposition, and distinctives in order to create inspiring written content, across a variety of channels, that will engage and mobilize the university's core audiences. Superior writing and editing skills are critical to success in this position. Finalists for this position will be asked to provide relevant writing samples.
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment.
The budgeted amount for this position is up to $75,000. Additionally, this position is eligible for hybrid accommodations.
Education Education Requirements
Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Experience Requirement 4 - 7 years of related experience. Required
Minimum Requirements Thorough knowledge of the location, including its mission, goals, achievements, infrastructure, programs, and policies. Thorough skills to write clear, lively, engaging and compelling copy in a variety of styles appropriate to target audiences and / or the broader public, while ensuring adherence to the location's message. Thorough research and fact verification skills. Thorough analytical and critical thinking skills. Skill to maintain confidentiality. Thorough attention to detail, project management and organizational skills. Thorough knowledge of issues in higher education, a specialized academic discipline or field and / or health sciences. Knowledge of computer applications for publishing, image handling, and / or web production. Thorough interpersonal communications skills, including active listening and effective collaboration skills. Thorough knowledge of appropriate editorial style and publication guidelines. Thorough knowledge of the fundamentals of writing, grammar, syntax, style, and punctuation. Ability to work independently Accuracy and thoroughness, and ability to monitor work to ensure quality. Thorough knowledge of communications principles and marketing techniques.
Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.
UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020
UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.
Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019
Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings
UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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