The Development Student Writer supports the mission of The Association of Former Students by developing compelling stories to convey the depth of impact of the institution’s work on Texas A&M University and Texas Aggies. This position will research, develop and write stories for use in communications to former students and other key constituents.
Participates and provides input on various Association-wide activities which may include:
Serves as an ambassador for The Association by meeting Team Expectations; supporting The Association’s fundraising, branding and communications efforts; and fostering relationships with former students, current students, parents, faculty, staff and friends of Texas A&M. Occasional other duties as assigned.
Received: Coordinator of Annual Giving.
Required: High school diploma. Must be current student at Texas A&M University.
Preferred: Current student at Texas A&M University pursuing degree in communications, English or journalism.
Required: Exceptional writing, editing, proofreading and content creation skills. Excellent interpersonal communication skills. Self-motivated with strong ability to prioritize workload, use initiative, organize and follow through with tasks to meet deadlines. Must be able to effectively communicate with current students, former students, Association employees and Association leadership in a professional manner and maintain confidentiality when handling sensitive issues.
Required: Proficient with Microsoft Office Word and Excel.
Required: Ability to operate modern office equipment, such as computers, keyboards, telephones and copiers. Ability to move and carry objects to 40 pounds.
Required: Understanding of The Association’s mission and vision. Knowledge of Texas A&M University and its history and traditions.
***Required for consideration: All applicants must upload a letter of interest and 3 (or more) writing samples with the online application. Writing samples can be of any type (from other jobs, from class or extracurricular assignments, or even personal writings) but MUST be original work. Applications that do not include writing samples will be disqualified.***