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Executive Writer

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Position Details

Position Information

Campus Location: Savannah
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Executive Writer
Assigned Area(s) of Responsibility:
Category: Staff
Work Year: Year Round
Posting Text

SCAD seeks a writer to help research and produce speeches, presentations, op-eds, and other materials for the office of the president. The work is all storytelling — using data, research, images, infographics, cultural history, and the stories of students and alumni to advance the mission of the university. All applicants must submit two nonfiction writing samples in PDF, each under 1,000 words, demonstrating the ability to tell a compelling story with poetry, wit, and substance.

All applicants must have:

• A bachelor’s degree.
• Experience pitching and publishing nonfiction story ideas (e.g., travel essays, blog posts, news articles, film reviews, etc.) for reputable media outlets.
• Demonstrated interest in film, fashion, fine art, architecture, and other areas of art and design addressed in the SCAD curriculum.
• Demonstrated understanding of and concern for quality classroom instruction and the state and future of higher education.
• Two writing samples (see above).

Preferred candidates have:

• A master’s or doctoral degree.
• Classroom teaching experience at the K-12 or college level.
• Speechwriting experience for CEOs and other executives.
• Experience using visuals to tell a story.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
Optional Documents
  1. Portfolio

Supplemental Questions

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