Job Title:                                 Copywriter and Web Assistant—BYU Creative Marketing

Work days/times:             Monday–Friday, morning or afternoon shift

Hours per week:                up to 40 hours per week summer term; 20 hours per week fall–winter

Hourly wage:                        $10.00–15.00 per hour, depending on skills and experience

Start dates:                           ASAP

Supervisor:                            Erin Jackson, Manager

Education:

  • Seeking a degree in English, E-Lang with an editing minor, computer science, or information technology

Description:

  • Work with web developers and social media specialists to continually edit and update content on several campus departments’ websites and platforms
  • Populate new pages using Drupal, WordPress, and other CMS platforms
  • Write compelling marketing and website content for a variety of audiences
  • Improve SEO
  • Implement content marketing strategies as part of coordinated campaigns
  • Write scripts for commercials and video content for academic departments
  • Collaborate with designers, videographers, sales consultants, photographers, and others
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Qualifications:

  • Must pay extreme attention to detail
  • Must have superior writing and editing skills
  • 1+ years experience creating marketing materials such as a website, blog, email campaigns, or landing pages
  • Ability to analyze and craft tailored messages based on audience and context
  • Ability to communicate and manage a variety of client messages and brands appropriately
  • Ability to manage projects with very little help; must be responsible and resourceful, take ownership of work, and possess problem-solving skills
  • Must be self-motivated, punctual, and deadline-driven
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Must be dependable, follow through on projects to completion, and also remain flexible during the process
  • Must possess maturity and the ability to work with directors and department heads
  • Must possess basic knowledge in the Adobe Creative Suite
  • HTML, PHP, and CSS experience a plus; experience using InDesign a plus; experience with SEO a plus

Application Instructions:

Please e-mail the following items to erin_jackson@byu.edu

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Condensed portfolio (three items preferred, including the following):
    One writing sample
    Two webpages, email blasts, blog posts, or other online collateral that demonstrates professionalism, creativity, and attention to detail
  • Three references (must include at least one past employer)
  • Hours you are available to work
  • Date when you can start

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