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Communications Coordinator - Writer

University of Houston
Houston, TX 77002
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Coordinates communications activities in support of a university program, including, but not limited to, publications, newsletters, annual reports, web site, and informational and solicitation materials.
  • Coordinates various communications projects, to include compiling, editing, and layout of materials.
  • Works with other departments to research, obtain material and organize the content of written communications.
  • Provides content for regular updates of the program web site.
  • May be responsible for producing regularly recurring communications such as annual reports, monthly publications or newsletters.
  • Provides writing and editing services for other communication projects as assigned.
  • Represents the program at conferences and community events.
  • Performs other job-related duties as required.


Bachelor's Degree and 3 years experience.

Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed.

Requires a minimum of three (3) years of directly job-related experience.


The Communications Coordinator serves as the lead proposal, report and stroy writer for the division of University Advancement, as part of the Development Communications team. A strong writing background in higher education and/or non-profit development and fundraising is strongly desired. Candidates will be required to submit writing samples and may be asked to complete a writing assignment during the interview process.

The ideal candidate has:

  • Demonstrated experience in researching and writing high value and compelling proprosals and impact reports.
  • Ability to work independently and quickly to meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work with executive leaders on sensitive projects.
  • Ability to write with consistency in quality, tone and style, following University brand and editorial standards.
  • Experience interviewing important constituents (donors, alumni, volunteers, faculty, students) and crafting engaging stories and profiles.
  • Strong editorial and proofing skills and knowledge of AP style.
  • Passion for higher education and curiosity for new and exciting discoveries.
  • Strong belief in the value of diversity and commitment to social equity.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and is highly adaptable to change and growth.

Posted: 2021-01-06 Expires: 2021-02-04
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