The writer is responsible for researching and writing a majority of the wide range of materials created by the Office of Development Communications, including but not limited to proposals, case statements, fact sheets, news releases, feature articles for print and electronic media, remarks, talking points, and materials for dedications, conferences, and other special events. S/he 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 fundraising mission. S/he also helps identify images and video to illustrate projects, and assists in special projects, as assigned. The position is charged with producing a high volume of well-crafted material under tight deadlines that meets strategic communications objectives.
--5 years of relevant experience, preferably in a fundraising office
--Excellent writing ability and editorial skills
--Portfolio of high-quality published material
--Strong time management skills, with the ability to multitask on a demanding schedule
--An ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues in the Development Office, campus partners, and alumni and donors
--Strong interpersonal skills when communicating with individuals and groups
--Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
--Familiarity with Adobe Creative suite
Selected candidates will be required to submit a writing sample.
The final candidate will be required to pass a background check successfully.
--Knowledge of Princeton's mission and traditions
--Experience with higher education
Princeton University - 15 months ago
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