Student Writer/Editor

Location: Tempe, AZ

Who we want:

Student Writer/Editor

ASU Enterprise Partners, a private, nonprofit organization comprised of five subsidiaries that raise, create and invest resources for Arizona State University, is seeking a student writer/editor to join our Communications and Marketing team.

The student writer/editor will be responsible for researching, writing and editing content for communication vehicles including e-newsletters, emails, websites, video scripts, print newsletters, brochures, letters, solicitations and other collateral. The position also will assist the department's communication's director in crafting communications to internal and external media outlets, curating content for a bi-monthly news digest and with story tracking. This position will assist the senior content manager with editing and proofing of all materials produced by the department.

Candidates must have outstanding content development and writing skills for a variety of online and hard-copy media, and the ability to work independently and as a team member. Must be currently enrolled at Arizona State University to hold this position.

What you'll do:

  • Write web content including news stories, calendar items, contact information, profiles, feature stories, program information and other items as assigned.
  • Help curate relevant stories for a bi-monthly newsletter.
  • Research, write and edit a variety of communications for employee intranet site.
  • Conduct interviews and thoroughly investigate activities and events as assigned to effectively create written materials. Digital photography also included when reporting on foundation events.
  • Provide proofreading and editing support to communications staff for all communication pieces produced by ASU Enterprise Partners.
  • Maintain thorough files and project records and track client communications so as to find important information and project histories.
  • Perform other editorial assignments and projects as assigned.

What you'll need:

  • Strong content development and writing skills.
  • Collaborative style combined with the ability and desire to work in a team-based environment.
  • Strong and collegial interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively in person, writing and by phone.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and responsibility regarding information related to ASU Enterprise Partners, its affiliates and university business and confidential prospect information.
  • Attention to detail and thoroughness in completing assigned duties.
  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects.
  • Strong skill in writing in a journalistic style appropriate to various tasks such as websites, newsletters, marketing collaterals, etc.
  • Strong working knowledge of AP Style and ASU Brand Guidelines.
  • Strong proofreading and editing skills.
  • Use of computers with working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.

Relevant Qualifications:

A current student at Arizona State University pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree. Journalism, marketing or public relations preferred majors preferred. A student must be willing to sign and abide by a confidentiality agreement.

Mental demands:

Clarity of focus while juggling complex projects and/or deadlines.

Working conditions:

This position requires little physical effort. You may sit for long periods of time preparing documents on the computer. Typical office working conditions with an absence of disagreeable elements.

Working equipment:

This position will require a desktop computer, telephone, and mobile communication device ($30 bi-weekly payroll reimbursement).

Contact us today.

For more information on ASU Enterprise Partners, visit our web site at

ASU Enterprise Partners and its subsidiaries is an equal opportunity employer that is firmly committed to promoting justice, equity, diversity and inclusion within our organization and throughout our sphere of influence. Because we embrace a spirit of innovation and achievement, we will endeavor to maximize the talent and potential of all employees, directors, and volunteers through bold and strategic action aimed at building success and a sense of belonging. All employees are expected to act in good faith to support these actions and to not impede the efforts of others to build a just, equitable, diverse and inclusive organization.

ASU Enterprise Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Tempe, AZ 85289, US
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