Editor, Brand Journalism at The Ohio State University
Posting DateJune 27, 2018
Location of Position
For 144 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.
The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.
The Ohio State University is proud to be a premier employer that provides an exceptional total rewards package including medical, dental, vision and many other “hidden” benefits. Our competitive benefits package is offered to all eligible faculty and staff in order to attract, develop and retain top performers eager to share their talent, time and success. Our benefits support your health and financial goals and include not only health insurance, but also generous state retirement, tuition assistance for our employees and their dependents, wellness initiatives, and much more. Please visit https://hr.osu.edu/benefits/ for detailed information. Be your best at The Ohio State University!
Duties and Responsibilities
The Editor, Brand Journalism in University Marketing is a seasoned professional who will partner with writers to produce polished content in line with Ohio State’s brand. The candidate must be a skilled editor who has a proven track record of taking content from good to great. The editor must be comfortable providing direction to writers of varying background and skill levels. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of editing that successfully conveys a brand’s voice and tone. He or she will be comfortable translating content to resonate with a wide variety of audiences e.g. (prospective students, alumni, external) and purposes.
The ideal candidate will possess top-notch organizational skills, well-versed in AP style and possess Ohio State brand acumen. Successful candidates will exhibit the behaviors associated with the Office of Advancement’s core competencies: Leadership, Continuous Improvement, Teamwork and Collaboration, and Communication/Interpersonal Effectiveness.
5 years of experience editing, planning, and writing for publications; Management experience; Professional experience writing in a university setting.
Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and work experience; 5 years of experience editing, planning, and writing for publications; Proven writing, editing and organizational skills. Knowledge of AP style; Demonstrated ability of editing to align with standards (including brand voice and audience guidelines.); Basic working knowledge and demonstrated comfort with using online platforms, including web content management systems (CMS) such as Drupal, WordPress, etc., Microsoft Office applications, and project management systems.
Also, please visit http://advancement.osu.edu/ to learn more about the Ohio State University Office of Advancement.
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.