Writer, Brand Journalism at The Ohio State University

Writer, Brand Journalism at The Ohio State University

Job Type
Posting Date
June 27, 2018
Location of Position

Columbus, OH

Company Summary

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 Writer in University Marketing is a brand journalist who can tell compelling stories in line with a brand narrative. The candidate must be an exceptional writer who is able to create stories for multiple platforms and publications and can translate Ohio State’s brand messages into compelling content. A team orientation is essential for this position; the writer partner closely with editors, designers, photographers, videographers, developers and others across the university on the creation of brand-enhancing stories.

Position Requirements

Desired Qualifications

5 years of experience writing for publications; Experience writing in a university setting

Required Experience


Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and work experience; 3 years of experience in editorial, storytelling or producing branded content; Ability to produce stories on a deadline; Proven writing, editing and organizational skills; Knowledge of AP style; Familiarity with social media marketing and developing trends in digital storytelling.

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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.