Temporary Employment

Marketing/Editorial Project Writer - Temporary

Posting Date

7/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Essential Job Functions

Applications will be considered for vacancies that occur from June 30, 2017 to June 30, 2018.

UW-Green Bay welcomes the submission of credentials from persons interested in short-term employment in the department of University Marketing and Communication.This posting does not apply to a specific current opening. Respondents to this posting will be included in a general pool for the department, and may be contacted when positions become available.

These positions may include the following responsibilities:

  • Attending on-site or teleconference meetings to receive assignments and project direction, timelines, etc.

  • Research and reading (online or via other secondary sources) to establish base of knowledge on various topics to increase subject matter expertise and enhance quality of writing

  • Adherance to UW-Green Bay style guide and formats

  • Story/idea vetting, to include information gathering and interviewing to refine and shape story ideas and marketing concepts

  • Writing copy for a variety of channels, executions, and audiences to include but not limited to blog posts, news releases, magazine stories, website copy, advertising copy and e-mail campaign copy



  • Bachelor's Degree or declared major in communications, journalism, marketing, english, or public relations at time of application
  • Collegiate or professional experience in editorial, marketing or creative writing in a related field

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, marketing or public relations
  • Five years experience working as a freelance, agency or corporate communications writer
  • Experience writing copy across a variety of channels including collateral/brochure, electronic, email campaigns, web, editorial, etc.
  • Sense of curiosity in story vetting and research
  • An ability to connect the dots between University ideas, concepts and programs and their application to the world and community at large.
  • Ability to receive feedback and constructive criticism and apply feedback to revisions and interactions
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to provide accurate information, both factual and grammatical

The successful candidate will have exceptional oral, written, interpersonal, organizational, time-management, computer, proofreading and customer service skills, the ability to communicate with diverse constituents and the willingness to work independently as well as part of a collaborative team. This position requires the ability to manage multiple deadlines, projects and priorities with attention to detail and exceptional accuracy, show excellent judgment including sensitivity to personal and confidential information, and demonstrate flexibility and the ability to adapt to ongoing change. Good work habits, such as attendance, punctuality, accountability, thoroughness and resourcefulness are essential for this position.

Conditions of Appointment

These positions are Ad Hoc Program Specialist positions with no benefits. Employment may require a criminal background check. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

Campus and Community: http://www.uwgb.edu/human-resources/employment/uwgb-campus-community-resources/ 
Office of Public Safety: http://www.uwgb.edu/publicsafety/
Annual Security Report: http://www.uwgb.edu/publicsafety/Annualsecurityfiresafetyreport.pdf


To Apply

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Under "Basic Job Search" choose:

  • "Advanced Search"
  • Job Opening ID: "13283"
  • Find Jobs Posted Within: "Anytime"
  • "Search"
  • Click "Apply Now"
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login"
    • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Contact information for three professional references
  • 2-3 writing samples

You must select "SUBMIT", selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, please call or email:

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Human Resources
Phone: (920) 465-2390
Email: jobs@uwgb.edu

Application Deadline

Credentials are ensured consideration for the period noted (June 30, 2017-June 30, 2018).  In order to remain eligible for consideration beyond June 30, 2018, you must re-apply during the next posting application window beginning June 1, 2018.

Submission of materials does not guarantee consideration for future employment in openings of this type, since availability can be unpredictable and consideration competitive.  If you have already applied for this position online and would like to submit updated materials, please e-mail your updated materials to jobs@uwgb.edu.

It is the policy of UW Green Bay to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities.  If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below.  Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.


Contact Human Resources at (920) 465-2390 or e-mail jobs@uwgb.edu with any questions regarding this position.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Communitysection. For Campus Safety information see our Office of Public Safety website and our Annual Security Report (for a paper copy please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390). The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.