University of Pennsylvania SENIOR WRITER & MANAGING EDITOR in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reference Number 56-28202
Posted Job Title SENIOR WRITER & MANAGING EDITOR
School Name Law School
Posted to the Web 03/12/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade 027
Employment Type Exempt
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 9-5
Position Length Ongoing
Position End Date
The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.
Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.
The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.
Penn Law is one of the nation’s oldest and most distinguished law schools. We offer a distinctive cross-disciplinary legal education, drawing on the depth and breadth of the University of Pennsylvania. The resulting intellectual opportunities and professional relationships bridge traditional boundaries and disciplines, making Penn Law an extraordinary supportive academic community for its scholars and students alike. https://www.law.upenn.edu/
The Senior Writer serves as the ‘voice’ of Penn Law and a steward of the Law School brand, as well a translator of the scholarship and accomplishments of faculty, students, and alumni. The incumbent’s work product should engage, inform, and influence a range of internal and external audiences and constituents, bolstering the institution’s reputation. Working collaboratively with people and programs across Penn Law, the incumbent is responsible for writing a range of content for print and electronic communications vehicles, such as news and feature articles, press releases, op-eds, marketing collateral, and speeches. The Senior Writer also works as editor and project manager, handling other editorial and related duties as assigned by the Associate Dean for Communications. The incumbent will have proven success writing in a legal, policy, higher education, media, or related professional context.
A Bachelor’s Degree is required, Master’s preferred, along with at least 3 to 5 years of experience.
Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/35203
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