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Earliest Start Date
Salary commensurate with experience
Hours per Week
Flexible up to 19.5 hours
Institute for Transformational Learning
Number of Vacancies: 4
Purpose of Position
- Reporting to the Creative Director of Learning Content, the Business Writer/Editor will write, edit, and manage the development and distribution of communications material across different types of media.
- The Business Writer/Editor will fix any grammatical, punctuation and spelling errors; ensure that names, places and organizations are spelled properly and that facts, dates and statistics are accurate. This may involve contacting sources and conducting online research.
- The Business Writer/Editor will be skilled not only in presenting ideas, but in forming those ideas to brand, style or platform constraints and must be comfortable collaborating with creative teams consisting of designers, management, and strategists.
- The successful candidate must demonstrate a clear understanding of the differences between audiences and how to make their work persuasive to a target audience; the ability to write to an array of tone, voice and format is essential.
- The Business Writer/Editor must be able to scale a particular message from a 140-character tweet to a full-page print ad, while maintaining the sense of a consistent message across the various conventional and emerging media used to reach audiences
- Working closely with the ITL team and related stakeholders to create, edit and ensure that material is clear and consistent, complete and credible, and that text is well written, grammatically correct and accessible. Checking that all the required materials and paperwork are delivered in a timely manner. Resolving queries directly (e.g., style and text inconsistencies).
- Correcting spelling mistakes and grammatical errors. Coding materials for design features, such as hierarchy of headings, to instruct the production team. Creating art logs to detail the content of artwork.
- Ensuring that artwork is correctly captioned and referred to. Producing or working to a style checklist to ensure consistency in hyphenation, capitalization, formatting of references, etc. Input and edit deliverables into the copy production workflow system.
- Sub-editing text written by various stakeholders to ensure consistent house style. Stay up-to-date on brand messaging, style guidelines, product updates, and industry news. Determining and resolving any potentially libelous copy. Preparing preliminary content across forms of media.
- Overseeing the work of indexers, typesetters and designers. Typesetting and designing layout. Ensuring that projects are prepared on budget and to schedule.
- Other duties as assigned
The University of Texas System Administration is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation. Reasonable disability accommodation may be requested by contacting the Office of Employee Services.