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Savannah College of Art and Design

Savannah, Georgia - United States
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Writer

Description

SCAD seeks a writer to join the university’s executive administration office.

In this role, you will research and draft a variety of types of writing, including speeches, media-related writing and other projects related to a range of subjects, such as university history, SCAD degree programs, trends in art and design, and current ideas in higher education. You will be expected to proofread and edit with speed and accuracy, capture the voice of the presenter, and develop relationships with subject matter experts across the university.

The ideal candidate has a demonstrated track record of creative storytelling, strategic thinking, excellent research and fact-checking, and quality writing, including published personal articles for both magazines and websites. You should write with wit, warmth and intelligence, respond to feedback with positivity and eagerness, and have the ability to meet changing deadlines and priorities.

The effective organization and management of multiple concurrent, urgent projects is essential to this role, as well as strong interpersonal skills and the ability to thrive in an extremely fast-paced environment. You should also have excellent presentation skills, and be comfortable working with multiple editors and pitching and presenting story ideas to the president and executive administration.

Requirements:
-Bachelor’s degree
-Master’s degree preferred
-Experience writing or ghostwriting for major publications and outlets or writing for the highest executives in an organization preferred
-Professional knowledge of higher education or the creative disciplines taught at SCAD preferred