Writer II

Website UCF UCF Marketing

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Unleash YOUR Potential With Us

As a next-generation public research institute, we are an inclusive community of thinkers, doers, creators, innovators, healers, and leaders striving to shape the future and solve the world’s most challenging problems. No matter what your role is, when you join Knight Nation, you’ll play an integral role in pushing us forward to become among the most impactful universities in the country. You’ll be met with opportunities to connect and collaborate with uniquely talented faculty, staff, and students across 13 colleges and multiple campuses and regional locations. That means greater challenges to tackle, more meaningful opportunities to grow, and rewarding experiences that go beyond a paycheck. We’re seeking qualified, motivated individuals who will help UCF fulfill its mission in unleashing the potential of every individual, enriching the human experience through inclusion, discovery, and innovation; and propelling broad-based prosperity for the many communities we serve.

UCF Communications and Marketing

UCF Communications and Marketing ensures the integrity of the UCF brand, increases the university’s visibility, attracts students, engages alumni, creates cost-saving opportunities, and connects UCF to the community through strategic communication and partnerships. It is our mission to tell the UCF story locally, statewide, nationally, and internationally across multiple media and through a variety of channels.

The Opportunity

The brand writer collaborates with department and college stakeholders to plan and execute content that builds brand awareness and enhances brand perception. This role requires an ability to translate business objectives and strategic requirements into content strategy, the ability to research topics and interview experts to mine story details, and a creative and imaginative approach to crafting a narrative. Our ideal candidate is skilled and imaginative writer with an eye for detail and the ability to engage and inform through storytelling.


Write clear, engaging copy with an authoritative voice.
Interpret copy writing briefs to understand project requirements.
Collaborate with editor, web, and marketing teams (e.g. email campaigns and landing pages).
Conduct high-quality research and interviews.
Edit and proofread copy as needed.
Use SEO principles to maximize the reach of content.
Collaborate with internal teams to develop graphics and video to support content strategy.
Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree and 2+ years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Proven experience with various types of writing in a writer or related role.
Knowledge of marketing, brand, and content strategy.
Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills.
Experience with writing scripts for video and audio.
Ability to take data and insights and build an informed strategy.
Highly creative and passionate about advertising and copy writing.
Collaborative spirit and service mindset.
Are Benefits Important to You?

Working at UCF has its perks!  In addition to helping drive change and having a positive impact by supporting our students, staff, and faculty, UCF offers:

Benefit packages, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending, and Employee Assistance Program
Paid time off, including annual and sick leave and paid holidays
Retirement savings options
Employee discounts, including tickets to many Orlando attractions
Education assistance
Flexible work environment
And more…For more benefits information, go to UCF Employee Benefits Guide (12-14-21)
Who Are We?

Founded in 1963 to fuel the region’s talent pipeline and support the growing U.S. space program, UCF is built to make a better future for our students and society. It’s one of the reasons U.S. News & World Report ranks UCF among the nation’s top 20 most innovative colleges, while Forbes, Kiplinger, and The Princeton Review rank us a best-value university. UCF is one of 14 universities nationwide designated as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Research 1 university. With 13 colleges, including a fully accredited College of Medicine, UCF offers more than 220-degree programs between its main campus, downtown campus, hospitality campus, academic health sciences campus, and 11 UCF Connect centers located throughout the region. In addition, UCF extends its reach to communities in and beyond Central Florida by offering complete, online programs leading to bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, Ph.D.’s., certificates, and more.

Unless explicitly stated on the job posting, it is UCF’s expectation that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.


Department: Communications and Marketing

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8AM-5PM, occasional nights or weekends.

Expected Salary: $56,030.00 to Negotiable

To apply for this job email your details to sandy.pouliot@ucf.edu