Princeton University Advancement, Office of Development, works to inform, inspire, and involve Princeton’s global community of alumni, parents, and friends in ways that enable the University to fulfill its mission of advancing learning through scholarship, research, and teaching to serve the nation and the world. We’re seeking a dynamic Marketing Writer who can capture compelling stories that illustrate the impact of Princeton volunteers and donors, and tell them vividly through multiple channels. We’re looking for a creative and original as well as critical thinker for this position.
Content marketing is a new endeavor for the Office of Development Communications within University Advancement and will be the primary focus of the Marketing Writer. The successful candidate will be adept at working individually and in teams to devise fresh and unexpected creative concepts, and versatile at writing a wide range of materials including but not limited to digital ads, social media posts, video scripts, web content, feature stories, and other digital and print content. You will brainstorm creative concepts with colleagues; interviews alumni, professors, administrators, and others; conducts other forms of research; and synthesizes the information gathered into clear and compelling materials in support of this fast-paced office’s alumni engagement and fundraising mission. You will also help identify and curate existing images and video to illustrate projects, and assist in special projects. The position is charged with producing a high volume of creative, well-crafted material under tight deadlines that meets strategic communications objectives.
The marketing writer must be able to multitask, working on several projects at one time without compromising deadlines. You must have the ability to prioritize, in consultation with supervisors and independently, and to write in different tones and styles, depending upon the project. You must also have the ability to write for a wide array of media—from social media posts, to web content, to print ads, understanding the appropriate voice and tone for each channel.
Please include a cover letter with a link to an online portfolio, or to one or more examples of your work as part of the application process.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW