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Part-Time Student Copywriter

Company: Indiana University
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

DepartmentOFFICE OF STUDENT LIFE ADMIN (BL-DSAA-IUBLA)Department InformationReal marketing challenges deserve real marketing solutions. That's where you come in. A job with Student Life Marketing provides students the opportunity to work in an agency-like atmosphere where creative problem-solving and collaboration with colleagues lead to the development of effective strategies to build awareness, engagement, and action from target audiences. All Student Life Marketing staff will contribute to the creation, implementation, and assessment of various marketing and communications initiatives. A job with Student Life Marketing will teach students well beyond their role on the team: leadership, communication, problem-solving, and time management. This job complements learning in the classroom and prepares students for their careers after graduation. Employees will demonstrate tangible results gained while working at Student Life Marketing through the creation of a portfolio. Job SummaryThe Copywriter writes, edits, and proofreads various types of copy for, but not limited to, design and print campaigns, websites, signage, social media captions, closed captions on videos, and ad brochures.Department-Specific Responsibilities

  • Develops effective writing based on the goals of a project, audience, and other factors in a timely manner. Uses the appropriate tone and word choice.
  • Develops copy for various platforms (websites, social media, advertising, calendars, etc.)
  • Reviews and rewrites copy on a number of different platforms to ensure writing is more effective, brief when necessary, and without mistakes (spelling, grammar, punctuation, etc.)
  • Double-checks copy on projects before they are launched.
  • Collaborates with graphic designers to effectively blend copy and design into effective marketing and communications.
  • Writes and sets up email newsletters within the platform.
  • Writes longer-form articles and blog posts.
  • Works in collaboration with graphic designers, photographers, videographers, social media coordinators, and campus partners to create these necessary campaigns.
  • Works closely with various members of the marketing team and professional staff/clients from around the Office of Student Life. Members of Student Life Marketing.
  • Participates in various meetings, workshops, critiques, and brainstorming sessions as necessary. QualificationsEDUCATIONRequired
    • Currently enrolled as a student at Indiana UniversitySKILLSRequired
      • Proficient writer, editor, and proofreader: Experience writing some combination of articles, blog posts, and/or ad copy
      • Understands and uses proper grammar and punctuation rules
      • Fine attention to detail
      • Professionalism, dependability, and respect for others
      • Exceptional decision-making skills and autonomy
      • Exceptional written and communication skills
      • Performs well in a team-oriented, collaborative atmosphere
      • Strong sense of curiosity and creativity
      • Strives for ongoing improvement and is passionate about learning
      • Ability to receive constructive criticism to improve your skillsetPreferred
        • Understanding of effective marketing tactics
        • Extensive experience writing/editing on various platforms
        • Experience with Email Platforms (i.e. Salesforce) and/or Web Content Management Systems Working Conditions / DemandsThis role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation. Additional InformationWork-study and non-work-study candidates may apply. Work LocationBloomington, IndianaThis is an in-person position.Advertised Salary$15.00 per hour Work HoursApproximately 10-12 hours per weekAugust 19, 2024 - May 10, 2025 Benefits OverviewFor full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
          • Multiple plan options for medical insurance
          • Dental insurance
          • Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
          • Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
          • Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
          • Additional supplemental retirement plan options
          • Tuition benefit for IU classes
          • 10 paid holidays per year
          • Generous Paid Time Off
          • Paid Parental Leave
          • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online Benefits Brochure.Job ClassificationCareer Level: Part Time EmployeeFLSA: NonexemptJob Function: Part Time EmployeeJob Family: Part Time Student EmployeeClick here to learn more about Indiana University's Job Framework.Posting DisclaimerThis posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.Equal Employment OpportunityIndiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.Campus Safety and SecurityThe Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online. You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at or by visiting IUPD.Contact UsRequest SupportTelephone: 812-856-1234

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