Ball State’s Division of Online and Strategic Learning welcomes applicants for a Marketing Content Specialist.
At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.
Position Function: The marketing content specialist serves as a principal writer for Online and Strategic Learning—preparing copy for high-profile projects including intensive writing and storytelling components; composing and editing persuasive, accurate, engaging copy for a variety of audiences within a variety of media; developing and implementing content strategy; ensuring consistency with the university’s brand voice; and writing to meet enrollment or other business goals.
Pay Range: $40,000-$45,000
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution by date of employment. Experience in advertising, copywriting/editing journalism, public relations, or related field. Demonstrated mastery of high-quality, professional-level concept development, copywriting, and editing, including experience writing, editing, and organizing content for websites, social media, and other electronic media. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrated comfort level with learning new technologies.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or higher in advertising, business, English, communications, journalism, marketing, public relations, communications, or related field. At least three years of professional communications experience in a public relations or advertising agency, journalistic organization, or a university environment. More than three years of related experience handling multiple tasks and deadlines. Experience or knowledge of adult learners. Experience with a CRM. Thorough knowledge of AP Stylebook.
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/30230. Include the following documents with your application: portfolio, resume, and cover letter addressed to Craig Meinhart. In the Applicant Documents section of this application, please provide an inclusive excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service. Please include examples of your contributions when possible. Word limit 500.
The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through May 25, 2022.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.
The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.
The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit:
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.