Posted on July 27, 2012
New York University
New York University - Writer
Position Summary: To support the
written communication needs of an office responsible for cultivation,
solicitation and stewardship of individuals, foundations, corporations
and other organizations towards philanthropic end. Provides expertise in
communicating in written format the needs of the School of Law, as well
as a sense of gratitude and the impact of philanthropy to donors and
prospects. Works with School of Law leadership, faculty, and internal
colleagues to create personalized communications and custom pieces.
Provides leadership and guidance in the area written communication.
Defines and establishes content parameters for publications and pieces
including overall tone, intended audience, length and timeliness.
Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, or Marketing.
Required Experience: 3 years' relevant experience including writing publications and/or high-profile stand-alone pieces.
Preferred Experience: Experience writing publication or marketing
materials for a University, college, or nonprofit organization.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Excellent organization and verbal and written communication skills. Strong writing and editing skills. Ability to work in a
fast-paced environment and effectively multi-task large scale projects.
Strong client consulting skills and attention to detail. Ability to
interact successfully with a diverse group of individuals. Working
knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite. Working knowledge of
Advance or comparable fundraising software. When you come to
work at New York University, it's more than just a job that awaits
you. You have the opportunity to Experience Excellence.
You are joining an exciting intellectual and cultural community,
one where employees — faculty and staff — come together to create a
unique product: excellence in education and research. You are part of a
diverse, multi-cultural and creative institution, one with a world-wide
reputation as a leader in higher education. NYU is the largest private
university in the United States, with 12,000 faculty and staff from all
over the world and 40,000 students from all 50 states and more than 120
foreign countries. NYU offers opportunities to have an impact on a truly
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NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
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