Writer II

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Work type: Administrative & Professional
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Communications/Public Relations/Marketing, Other

Classification Title:

Writer II

Job Description:

  • The Assistant Director for Editorial Content is responsible for the creation and publication of content for UCF Advancement -Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving through social media accounts, email campaigns, websites, event scripts and other UCF Advancement communication.
  • Identifies, researches, interviews and writes stories and alumni spotlights relevant to the alumni community.
  • Writes and posts original content for UCF Alumni blog site and UCF Advancement Exposure site.
  • Crafts and develops philanthropic messaging.
  • Drafts speeches and program talking points and assists in all facets of communications.
  • Serves as the primary resource and authority for Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving on best writing practices to provide consistency across the department.
  • Drafts strategically significant correspondence and other materials to support leadership and board initiatives.
  • Reviews and edits communications materials developed by staff members.
  • Builds continuity and assists in maintaining UCF Advancement standards across all communications including websites and email.
  • Collaborates with campus-wide communications specialists.
  • Assists with social media content and advertising campaigns for Facebook and Twitter.
  • Serves as an editorial point of contact for team award submissions and recognition opportunities.
  • Regularly reports on website editorial activity.
  • Monitors internal and external media and briefs leadership on significant news items.


Critical features of this job are described above. Nothing in this position description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. All positions assist in recruiting, training and retaining.


UCF Foundation

Hours of work:

40 Hours

Work Schedule:

As required

Type of Appointment:


Advertised Annual Salary:


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's or Master's degree and 2+ years of relevant experience.

Additional Minimum Requirements:


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Should be able to work on many projects simultaneously and be detail oriented.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must.
  • Requires self-direction, tact, diplomacy and a clear, courteous and professional manner when dealing with the public.
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple priorities and pressure of deadlines.

Additional Application Materials Requirements:

Resume and Cover Letter Required

Special Instructions to Applicants:


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.


The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

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