Bicentennial Writer - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The position provides high-quality writing, proofing and editing for the Office of the President. The position will be responsible for transcribing the history of Saint Louis University. The writer will perform research and conduct interviews to obtain factual and/or first-hand information to develop the content, style and format of the book. The position will also be responsible for assisting with the preparation of speeches, reports, presentations, statements, articles, and other written materials on behalf of the President.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics

Excellent oral and written communications skills
Excellent research, analytical and storytelling skills.
Knowledge of grammar usage and editorial style guidelines.
Ability to synthesize and analyze information quickly.
Ability to maintain the utmost discretion and diplomacy in interacting with high-level individuals and maintain confidences at all times.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, while balancing competing priorities and managing multiple assignments.
Ability to be flexible and self-motivated in order to deliver high quality work product in multiple communications mediums.
Strong analytical skills and ability to verify authenticity of research
Ability to work with multiple and diverse staff throughout the University

Minimum Qualifications

Four-year college education
Five years of professional writing experience

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Conducts research to obtain factual information and authentic detail, utilizing sources such as newspaper accounts, diaries, and interviews to transcribe Saint Louis University’s history.

Revises written material to meet personal standards and to satisfy needs of the University. Plans project arrangements or outlines, and organize material accordingly.

Prepares works in appropriate format for publication, and send them to publishers. Follows appropriate procedures to get copyrights for completed work

Assists the president in preparing addresses, introductions, and other written material, a process that includes research, writing, editing, and consultation with a wide range of offices and individuals both inside and outside the University.

Performs other duties as assigned.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
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Type of School:Research University
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