Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Seeking Writer-Editor: University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is looking for a writer and editor who can capture the spirit of the Warhawk family in a way that engages readers and elicits emotional reactions. UW-Whitewater has a history of telling our authentic story through vivid video and stunning photography. We are looking for a professional who has the ability to translate those visual stories into the written word. This is a dream job for a writer.

You are our ideal candidate if you have an undergraduate degree in English with a writing emphasis and an MFA in non-fiction or fiction with three to five years of professional experience. You must be a committed life-long learner. As a successful candidate, you’ll join a high-energy office on a campus that has a family atmosphere. UW-Whitewater has been named one of the top workplaces in southeastern Wisconsin by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel three years running. You’ll join a vibrant team of creative professionals in University Marketing and Media Relations. You’ll help set the tone for our alumni publications and execute the production of three magazines each year.You’ll have ample opportunity to help develop student writers by working with MMR’s student employees. It’s a great chance to hone those teaching skills. And you’ll have fun working on a campus filled with dynamic employees and students.

Because this is a writing position, your letter must wow the search and screen committee. Do your best to show us that you are the person to tell the story of this amazing campus. Send your cover letter, resume with three professional references and five writing samples to:

Jeff Angileri
Assistant Director
Marketing and Media Relations
angilerjATuwwDOTedu (Change AT to @ and DOT to .)

or by mail:
Jeff Angileri
800 W. Main St.
Whitewater, WI 53711

First review of applicants will be Sept. 6 with an anticipated start date of Oct. 21.

UW-Whitewateris an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Names of applicants may be disclosed unless requested otherwise. Names of finalists will be released.

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