Northeastern University seeks a talented, engaging, and versatile Senior Writer / Researcher with expertise in higher education, tech innovation and entrepreneurship, corporate strategy and leadership issues to conceptualize and craft a range of high-level communications for senior university leaders.
Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for External Affairs, the Senior Writer / Researcher is a skilled, thorough researcher who can synthesize cutting-edge knowledge and trends and translate them into exquisitely written op-eds, speeches, strategy memos, and other timely think pieces to advance the university's thought leadership profile. The Senior Writer / Researcher will also devise and execute a digital content strategy to enhance the public intellectual' influencer profile of Northeastern's president.
The Senior Writer / Researcher is a creative, strategic thought partner who helps conceive, design, and execute the Division's external partnerships. This includes helping develop the university's national public opinion survey research series related to innovation and the future of higher education, creating new university-wide strategic initiatives, and organizing a university-sponsored signature thought leadership symposia and related events.
The Senior Writer / Researcher works collaboratively with a variety of colleagues within the Office of External Affairs (communications, marketing, and government relations), with faculty and senior leaders across the university, as well as external constituents.
-Bachelors degree required; masters degree in business, higher education, public policy or related field preferred. -Minimum of 7 years relevant, related experience. -Outstanding research capabilities -Superb writing and editing skills required -Strategic thinking and analysis -Ability to understand complex issues within a multifaceted organization -Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline-driven fast-paced environment -Experience writing for senior organizational leaders and VIPs -Familiarity with research universities, higher education issues, corporate strategy and leadership, and business innovation trends
Additional Information: What stands us apart:
We offer a highly competitive benefits package, including tuition waivers for that masters degree or certificate youve been thinking about.
Other current offerings include discounts on technology products, health and fitness programs, generous retirement programs, ample paid time off, and professional development opportunities.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern
Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.
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Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.