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Job Title Writer
Come join the Fighting Irish! The Storytelling and Engagement team in the
Department of Development is seeking a professional writer who will bring
their skills and creativity to the University of Notre Dame. This position
entails researching and writing stories about Notre Dame students, alumni,
faculty, staff, and friends for Development fundraising proposals, scripts,
newsletters, emails, storyboards, websites, and other mediums in various
lengths and formats, which will help advance the mission of the University.
What you will do:
Storytelling (writing, fact-checking, editing, proofreading,
scriptwriting, etc.) for a broad array of audiences via a wide variety of
channels (print, web, video, environmental, etc.) as assigned.
Research to craft storytelling materials, such as proposals.
Teamwork — pitching in to assist others in the department, whether it be
writing, planning, scheduling, project management, etc.
What you bring to the role:
Deep curiosity and interest in others
Attention to detail, accuracy, and relevance in your writing
Ability to adapt to various styles and formats appropriate to individual
projects and audiences
Well-developed critical thinking skills
Ability to clearly and succinctly synthesize information and craft it into
stories in an engaging way
A flexible schedule: Assignments will include occasional evening and
weekend work, as well as off-campus events that may require travel.
Why this role?
If you want to share your talent for writing and storytelling to serve a
greater purpose, this is it! You have the best of both worlds: the ability to
work independently on your assignments and the input and support of a
talented, dedicated Storytelling team. You will channel the voices of Notre
Dame to those who care for her deeply, facilitating meaningful connections
that empower the University to continue on our mission to be a “Force for Good
in the world”.
We welcome and encourage those with diverse backgrounds and experiences
whose talents elevate our work and foster an inclusive experience for
everyone who cares for Notre Dame to apply. Our mission is to be a
Force for Good in the world, and that means supporting your goals, too!
Whatever matters most to you, from professional development to healthcare to
retirement, the University of Notre Dame offers unique benefits to support and
enhance wherever you are in life. To learn more, visit Our Benefits Page.
Bachelor's degree (4 years)
1 to 2 years of professional writing and editing experience with success
in engaging a variety of audiences via a number of mediums, including
print and digital
Well-developed written and oral communication
Comfortable communicating with Development colleagues and a wide variety
of people, including senior leadership, deans, faculty, religious,
students, alumni, friends of Notre Dame via email, in person, phone, etc.
Demonstrable familiarity with Notre Dame
1 to 2 years of experience working in a nonprofit environment
Professional experience in higher education or advertising/marketing
Familiarity with the Catholic Church and Catholic higher education
Special Instructions to Applicants
A flexible schedule is required. Assignments will include occasional evening
and weekend work, as well as off-campus events that may require travel.
Department AGSM-Marketing (22020)
Department Website giving.nd.edu
Family / Sub-Family Ext/Int Relations / Writing/Editing
Career Stream/Level EIC 2 Professional
Department Hiring Pay Range Up to $55K
Pay ID Bi-Weekly
FLSA Status S1 - FT Exempt
Job Category Administrator/Professional
Job Type Full-time
Schedule: Days of Week & Hours
Schedule: # of months 12
Posting Detail Information
The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest
quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal
Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse
workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority
candidates and others that will enhance our community. Moreover, Notre Dame
prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals,
and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance
veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR
60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).
Job Posting Date (Campus) 12/06/2021
Job Posting Date (Public) 12/06/2021
Job Closing Date 01/23/2022
Posting Type Open To All Applicants
Posting Number S221118
Quick Link for Internal Postings https: // jobs.nd.edu/postings/24062
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Are you a regular full or part-time employee of the University of Notre Dame?
Do you have a Bachelor's degree?
Are you willing to relocate to Notre Dame (South Bend, IN) if offered the position?
I already live within a reasonable commuting distance to Notre Dame.
I am not sure at this time, but willing to consider relocation.
Documents Needed to Apply