Writer and Communications Project Manager (Staff)


Writer and Communications Project Manager (Staff)



September 6, 2022



Based on extensive benchmarking data, the Writer and Communications Project Manager is mapped to Pay Grade CA&P 16 at OHIO, with a target hiring range of $44,592-$51,838. The exact base salary for the selected candidate will be negotiable, commensurate with education and experience, and competitive in the field within the context of similarly situated positions at public universities nationally.

Benefit information is available at https://www.ohio.edu/hr/benefits.



Be part of a storytelling team that captures the interest of prospective college students and starts a conversation in print and online that continues to engage them throughout their college search. This writer-editor generates ideas and content that support the Forever OHIO brand, removes the barriers of jargon and lack of knowledge for students and their influencers, and motivates students to choose Ohio University. This position will coordinate and execute annual, ongoing, and individual print and digital marketing efforts on behalf of Enrollment Management and in coordination with graphic designers, writers, and video producers in University Communications and Marketing (UCM). This position may also supervise student employees and freelance contributors.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Access, Inclusion, and Social Justice: The successful candidate will embrace the division’s commitment to incorporating diversity, equity, access, inclusion, and social justice into decision-making, collaborations, processes, and all strategic efforts.


For full description of responsibilities, see the position posting at: www.ohiouniversityjobs.com



Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or related field by start date and at least three years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. At least three years experience writing copy that moves beyond reporting facts and educating to inspire curiosity and build a relationship with recipients. This compelling and effective marketing copy also adheres to brand, tone, and style guidelines for print and electronic publications, including video. Strong written and oral communication skills as well as strong organizational skills and demonstrated initiative. Ability to work collaboratively with internal and external constituents. Ability to adhere to the ethical standards of the profession. Ability to act independently and autonomously as an agent of and positive reflection of Ohio University Enrollment Management.



To apply, after reviewing the position profile below, please submit the online application, a current resume, a cover letter addressing your professional interest in this role, and a list of three professional references. References will be used with discretion late in the process. Successful candidate must pass a comprehensive background check, university judiciary review, and driving record audit. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration apply by August 15, 2022.


Ohio University is proud of its rich history, diverse campuses, international communities, and beautiful Appalachian settings. As part of our ongoing efforts to provide and support a transformative learning experience, we affirm our commitment to fostering a welcoming, respectful, diverse, and inclusive workforce and community. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, ethnicity, national origin, national ancestry, sex, pregnancy, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, military service or veteran status, mental or physical disability, or genetic information. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer