Phillips Exeter Academy, located in Exeter, NH, is a highly selective coeducational independent school for boarding and day students in grades 9 through 12, and post-graduate level as well. Our 671-acre campus is comprised of academic and residential buildings, a library, playing fields and sprawling green lawns; retaining our 18th century New England charm.
Visit our website, www.exeter.edu, to learn more about us and to view the complete job description.
The Academy offers competitive salaries, and excellent benefits such as health, dental, 9 - 12% retirement contribution, life insurance, disability, vacation, free access to our athletic facilities, and free meals. In addition, discounts in and around Exeter, Exeter Inn and Epoch Restaurant, Homes for Heroes, and McFarland Ford to name a few.
The Writer/Editor develops inspiring and informative print and digital materials that reflect the Academy’s core values and strategic priorities. Expertise in communicating targeted messages to key internal and external audiences, including students, parents, alumni and prospective families of independent schools or higher education institutions, is expected — as is the ability to effectively manage multiple projects and deadlines.
Responsible for brainstorming, creating, and transforming ideas into compelling writing that will appear in fundraising materials, the alumni magazine and other publications, as well as websites, blogs, media relations pieces, and more. Expertise with professional writing and editing across mediums is expected.
Education and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Journalism, English, Communications, Public Relations or Marketing.
• Minimum 3 - 5 years’ writing/editorial experience in a journalism or marketing environment required.
• Experience in an academic institution preferred.
• Experience with coordinated, unified institutional messages through a variety of formats, including traditional and emerging media.
• Experience working with adolescents in an educational setting preferred.