Editorial Student Assistant

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About The College of Wooster:

Wooster offers an excellent, comprehensive liberal arts education, culminating in a rigorous senior project, in which each student works one-on-one with a faculty mentor to conceive, organize and complete a significant research project on a topic of the student’s own choosing. Through this distinctive program, every Wooster student develops abilities valued by employers and graduate schools alike: independent judgment, analytical ability, creativity, project-management and time-management skills, and strong written and oral communication skills. Founded in 1866, the college enrolls approximately 2,000 students.

The College offers a comprehensive benefits program that includes: Health, Dental, Retirement, and Tuition Remission.

Job Description:

Editorial assistants work with the Office of Marketing and Communication to tell Wooster stories on the web as well as in print publications. This position is ideal for students interested in expanding their experience with writing and communication as well as careers in writing, public relations, and the media.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Interviews College alumni and write articles that highlight their experiences in various fields
  • Identify, attend, and write stories about College events, campus news, and programs
  • Collect and organize photos, quotes, and other content for college publications
  • Writes articles and other content for the college website and Wooster magazine under the direction of the editorial director
  • Other duties as assigned by the Marketing and Communications team

Immediate supervisor:

  •  Editorial Director, Office of Marketing and Communication
  • This position is ideal for students interested in expanding their experience with writing and communication as well as careers in writing, public relations, and the media.

Requirements:

  • Must be a current student at The College of Wooster.
  • Excellent writing skills required. A writing sample will be part of the interview process.
  • Dependability and ability to pay attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong communication skills
  • Creativity and experience writing for publication would serve as assets to the student in this position.
  • No more than 20 hours a week, including some nights and weekends to cover events on campus
  • Preference will be given to students who are available to work 8-10 hours per week on Monday, Wednesday, or Friday.

Additional Information:

The College of Wooster does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex/gender, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, political affiliation, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, disability, age, marital status, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy, or by state, local, or federal law. All offers of employment are subject to verification of the legal right to work in the United States as required by federal law. The College of Wooster is committed by policy and practice to diversity, equity and inclusion. For more information on our nondiscrimination policy visit: https://www.wooster.edu/info/nondiscrimination

Working conditions: 

Light to medium physical labor/exertion

Application Instructions:

For highest consideration please submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of 3 professional references whichincludes name, telephone number and email address.