The University of New Haven, founded on the Yale campus in 1920, is a private, coeducational university that has been recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report for academic excellence. Located between New York City and Boston in the shoreline city of West Haven, the University is a diverse and vibrant community of nearly 7,000 students from across the globe.
Within the University of New Haven’s colleges and schools, students immerse themselves in a transformative, career-focused education across engineering, health sciences and healthcare, business, law enforcement and public service, the liberal arts and sciences, and the fine arts.
More than 100 academic programs are offered, all grounded in a longstanding commitment to collaborative, interdisciplinary, project-based learning. The University of New Haven ranks among the top universities in the Northeast and boasts nationally ranked programs in a number of majors across business, criminal justice, health sciences, engineering, cybersecurity, forensic science, and the liberal arts and sciences.
Here, the experience of learning is both personal and pragmatic, guided by a distinguished faculty who care deeply about individual student success. As leaders in their fields, faculty members provide the inspiration and recognition needed for students to fulfill their potential and succeed at whatever they choose to do.
Under the leadership of President Steven H. Kaplan, who was named the sixth president in 2004, the University has experienced significant growth — both in enrollment and in the expansion of the University’s West Haven campus. Full-time undergraduate enrollment has more than doubled, and first-year applications have nearly quadrupled.
Over the last decade, the University has completed more than $300 million in major capital projects while launching 26 new academic programs. The University has also added campuses in Tuscany, Italy, and Orange, Conn.
For more background on the University of New Haven please visit: www.newhaven.edu
The Marketing copywriter will reside in the Office of Marketing & Communications and report to the Associate Director of Marketing and Communications. This position supports the University’s institutional and enrollment-based marketing efforts by providing overall copywriting and content support to the Marketing & Communications Department. The marketing copywriter is charged with creating engaging and intentional copy across various platforms for both internal and external audiences.
Write and edit copy and content across all channels, including marketing collateral such as enrollment related brochures, invites, and viewbooks, digital and print advertising, social media and web content as it relates to enrollment
Interview and work closely with faculty and staff on print and digital content. Gain approvals from multiple departments when needed
Write brilliant and engaging headlines for advertising campaigns. Write copy for related landing pages and follow up email communications
Maintain and suggest edits to editorial guide
Craft messaging that appeals to prospective high school and graduate students along with their families
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Associate Director of Marketing and Communications, and the AVP in order to meet the marketing needs and mission of the University
Help with marketing and communications department projects and goals as needed
Provide support to student workers as needed
Support overall institutional goals by serving on university committees as needed
Perform other duties as assigned.
Proven ability to thrive in a high-energy environment, managing tight deadlines and shifting priorities.
Ability to tailor the style of writing to reflect the university’s voice and tone
Experience with creating, writing, editing, and posting content to websites, social media, and/or email campaigns.
Excellent interpersonal skills, and professionalism to interact with a wide range of people at different levels of an organization.
Strong organizational and analytical skills, with demonstrated ability to assess complex situations and facilitate solutions in a collaborative manner
Detail-oriented, with excellent spelling, grammar, and punctuation skills
Experience with writing video scripts is a plus
Ability to travel and represent the University when necessary
Strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
Bachelor's degree in journalism, marketing, communications, or related field.
3-5 years of writing and editing skills in a higher education, marketing/advertising agency, or similar environment.
The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education.Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960 and opened its Orange Campus in January, 2014. The University operates a satellite campus in Tuscany, Italy, and offers programs at several locations throughout Connecticut and in New Mexico. UNH provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities.The University enrolls approximately 6,800 students, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 5,000 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, and Tagliatela College of Engineering, UNH offers over 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 500 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II’s highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.