Writer II

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Work type: Administrative & Professional
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Advancement

Classification Title:

Writer II

Job Description:

The Assistant Director, 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.


UCF Foundation

Work Schedule:

40 hours

Type of Appointment:


Expected Salary:


Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and maintain accuracy.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are necessary.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a complex organization; with self-direction, tact, diplomacy and a clear, courteous and professional manner when dealing with the public.

Additional Application Materials Requirements:


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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