Role and Responsibilities
Rutgers-Newark’s Office of Communications is looking for enthusiastic, versatile, creative writers/researchers to join our growing communications team. Main tasks include:
· Writing articles for RUN’s website and writing press releases
· Entering and formatting press releases in MailChimp
· Securing interviews and researching projects
· Handle external requests for locating written content or links
*Other tasks may occur after hours or on a weekend day. Ample notice will be given.
Qualifications and Education Requirements
Paid positions are open to any matriculating Rutgers-Newark student with demonstrable writing experience. Proficiency in MailChimp is a big plus. Must be comfortable and familiar with Rutgers editorial style guide as well as Associated Press style guide.
Excellent communications, research, and interview skills, ability to generate creative ideas coupled with sound editorial judgment, ability to tackle assignments independently but work collaboratively as part of a team, ability to learn fast and turn feedback into action.
Applicants must commit to working on Thursdays and Fridays.
Jeff Billingsley, Assistant Director of Communications, firstname.lastname@example.org