Within Executive Administration, the executive writer is part of a team that researches and drafts myriad types of writing for the university’s executive office, including speeches, video scripts, presentations, op-eds, interviews, and other projects. The position requires substantial speechwriting and working closely with the SCAD president to explore and express unique insights that illuminate the work of SCAD for audiences around the world. The writer is expected to have some knowledge of the history and practice of key SCAD degree programs, including architecture/interior design, fashion, film and television, digital media, and fine arts, as well as trends in design, business, and higher education. The writer is expected to write with wit, warmth, and intelligence; develop relationships with and interview subject matter experts across the university; and respond to feedback with positivity and eagerness. The writer must be able to meet immediate and changing deadlines, work with multiple editors, and meet the highest standards of composition. Master’s or doctoral degree preferred. A demonstrated track record of creative storytelling, speechwriting, strategic thinking, and excellent research and fact-checking. Ability to thrive in an extremely fast-paced environment. Strong interpersonal skills. Preferred experience: Preferred candidates have experience writing for the highest executives in an organization, writing for major publications and outlets, and writing for a variety of university audiences including students, parents, alumni, professors, guests, and the general public.

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