Boston University — Senior Marketing Writer

You are a strategic problem solver, a gifted storyteller, a conceptual thinker, and relentless in pursuit of the big idea. You write persuasive, engaging copy whether award-winning headlines, long-form stories, or brand positioning/messaging platforms for clients. You have a strong portfolio that demonstrates your experience concepting and executing across multiple mediums and platform sprint, digital, video, social, OOH, emerging technology. If this describes you, we want to hear from you!


  • Write marketing and informational copy for websites and publications centered around readers needs, project goals, and the University brand which is very flexible
  • Develop and produce cross-platform communications for schools and departments as well as editorial publications
  • Create a range of breakthrough, viable concepts working with a design partner for each assignment, demonstrating a strategic approach with high attention to detail
  • Possess familiarity with the interactive design process: Visual Design, Information Architecture, Wireframing, User
  • Experience and collaborate with Content Strategists and front- and back-end developers throughout the build of design
  • Work with multiple creative partners and collaborate across various departments
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies and make recommendations for clients and the department based on learnings

About Boston University

Print and Interactive Design: So what can you expect from us? Were a fun-loving yet serious group that gets excited and inspired by all the cool stuff happening in the labs and classrooms across the University. National and local awards line our walls, but that’s not what drives us. Were simply motivated by telling the best story we can for our clients. Our creative standards are as high as any top-tier agency, yet we take the work-life balance seriously.

This position is eligible for a hybrid work environment. We want you to grow, not burn out. Boston University offers a generous benefits package including health, dental, life insurance, tuition remission, paid time off, and so much more! Visit our site [ to learn more about our digital team and our work. We’ll also have lots of award-winning print work to share with you.

Marketing & Communications at Boston University values intellectual, cultural, and social diversity among its staff and students. We remain steadfast in our dedication to building a team that is inclusive and equitable and a place where all can thrive. For all positions, we are looking for individuals who enjoy working with colleagues in a collaborative environment and who are flexible and creative.

Required Skills
A cover letter and link to portfolio are required for consideration.

  • Bachelor’s degree with 8 years of comprehensive, professional writing and concepting experience in an ad agency, interactive agency, or in-house group
  • Extraordinary creative ability and communication skills
  • Superb time management, flexibility, and project management skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Prefer experience across multiple mediums/platforms: Print, digital, TV, social, OOH, and nontraditional.
  • A masterful presenter with the ability to articulate complex interactive design principles, brand positioning, creative platforms, advertising messaging even to the most uninitiated of audiences

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the Back2BU site.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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