The senior writer will support the office of communications and marketing's goal of communicating the College's strategic initiatives and guiding principles through creating, editing, and pitching compelling story ideas for print, digital, and web. Additionally, he or she is responsible for researching, preparing, and writing speeches for the College president.
Bachelor's degree in journalism or a communications-related discipline required. A combination of education and related experience in writing and editing speeches for a total of five to six years.
Two to three years of experience managing e-newsletters, style guides, and editorial calendars.
Experience writing press releases, pitching to the media, and participating in media relations outreach strongly preferred.
Must be available to work Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Work schedule subject to change based on the needs of the department.
Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
A background investigation will be conducted prior to the offer of employment. A signed authorization for release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants must provide a writing sample with the application.
Internal Number: 8542
About Prince George's Community College
Prince George's Community College transforms students' lives. The college exists to educate, train, and serve our diverse populations through accessible, affordable, and rigorous learning experiences.We are proud to boast of a multi-talented and diverse workforce as well as offering a competitive benefits package and services that will add to your potential and work/life balance. We are looking to attract and retain individuals who are committed to helping our students succeed. In return, you will find PGCC an exciting place to work and grow.Prince George’s Community College supports and embraces cultural diversity, understood as the creation and promotion of an inclusive, non-discriminatory environment for everyone. We accept and value differences, including differences in age, race, national origin, ethnicity, religious affiliation, political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic background, and ability/disability. We strive for growth and success for all of our students, employees, business partners, and the community.Prince George's Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Affirmative Action/Title IX/Section 504/ADA Institution. The Chief of ...Staff, Room 130, Kent Hall coordinates the college’s program of nondiscrimination.Prince George’s Community College is a smoke and tobacco-free college.