Writer or Editor, Marketing & Communications, Editorial

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
09 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
07 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

BU Today, Boston University’s award-winning daily news website, is seeking a full-time writer who is curious, ambitious, and a self-starter to cover a broad range of stories ranging from feature profiles to breaking news. The ideal candidate is adept at writing student lifestyle pieces, sports, and the arts with an emphasis on creative thinking, curiosity, and hands-on stylish delivery for various University publications and distribution channels.

We’re looking for a writer who has a track record publishing stylish, well-researched stories and who will come prepared to pitch ideas that will be of interest to our audience of faculty, staff, students, and parents.

Required Skills

B.A./B.S. with a minimum of 3-5 years' journalism experience. Must be able to juggle multiple assignments simultaneously, including news stories on deadline and work well under pressure. Familiarity with Wordpress, social media and SEO strongly preferred. Experience working in multimedia is an added plus.

Clips must be provided.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type