Responsibilities: Under the direction and supervision of the director of communication, the University editor is responsible for editing/proofing a variety of communication items that are received in UMC or developed internally by UMC using Associated Press style requirements. The position also will assist with a variety of writing assignments.
Duties include: serve as University editor and manage the proofing process to include, but not limited to, receiving and logging editing jobs; communicating the status with requestors; determining other UMC team members who need to review submissions; saving and archiving completed jobs; efficiently review and mark items sent through UMC with great attention to detail regarding content, punctuation, grammar, spelling, effective communication, and University graphic standards; rewrite text for clarity; assist in developing and writing news releases, biographies, website and social media copy, and University-wide email communications; produce a monthly online faculty/staff newsletter; and serve as a member of the crisis communication response team.
Requirements: A bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, or a related field is required. At least two years of related experience are required. Must be able to work collaboratively within a team setting, perform well under pressure, and meet tight deadlines.
Interested applicants must submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references online at: http://jobs.coastal.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.
Public Information Coordinator (BC20/138241), Full-time position with benefits. SC State pay band: 05. Normal work hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Must be flexible to meet the special scheduling needs of the University. Position may require evening and weekend work in order to carry out job responsibilities.