The Web Writer will work closely with staff members in the Marketing and Communications Office to compose news stories for the St. Olaf home page. He/she may also write pieces for the college’s alumni magazine and other marketing materials. In addition, he/she will assist with editing web pages across the college’s site and maintaining the department’s photo database.
Students applying for this position must have strong writing and editing skills. They also need to be adept at communicating with others and must be comfortable conducting interviews with students, faculty, and alumni. They must be able to work independently, meet deadlines, and be detail-oriented. A general knowledge of photography is a plus.
Those interested in the position should submit a resume, cover letter, and 3-4 writing samples to Kari VanDerVeen (x3907). These writing samples can be anything from published pieces to course papers — they should simply reflect strong work.
The hours for this position are flexible and can be completed both on and off campus.