Ball State University Division of Online & Strategic Learning is accepting applications for a Marketing Content Specialist.
Position function: The Marketing Content Specialist serves as a principal writer for our division—preparing copy for high-profile projects including intensive writing and storytelling components; composing and editing persuasive, accurate, engaging copy for a variety of audiences within a variety of media; developing and implementing content strategy; ensuring consistency with the university’s brand voice; and writing to meet enrollment or other business goals.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. At more than 22,500 students, enrollment for the 2017-18 academic year is Ball State’s largest ever. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.
The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.
The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit:
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.
Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. At least three years of professional experience in advertising, copywriting/editing journalism, public relations, or related field; demonstrated mastery of high-quality, professional-level concept development, copywriting, and editing, including experience writing, editing, and organizing content for websites, social media, and other electronic media.
Candidates must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or higher in Advertising, Business, English, Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Public Relations, or related field. Three or more years professional communications experience in a public relations or advertising agency, journalistic organization, or a university environment; more than three years of related experience handling multiple tasks and deadlines. Experience or knowledge of adult learners. Experience with a CRM. Thorough knowledge of AP Stylebook. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrated comfort level with learning new technologies.
Apply online at: http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/14429. Include the following documents with your application: cover letter addressed to Mr. Craig Meinhart and resume. Although the option to upload copies of transcripts is available in the application, an official, original transcript showing the highest related degree earned is required at time of hire. Additionally, a degree verification will be ordered at time of hire. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through September 6, 2018.
Internal Number: 103784
About Ball State University
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation.Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.