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JOB ID: 1552
JOB TITLE: Full-Time Content Copywriter
DESCRIPTION: Carnegie Museum of Natural History is a place of adventure, discovery and education that welcomes everyone to enjoy the wonders of its collections and exhibitions. Founded in 1895 by Andrew Carnegie, the museum has maintained an international reputation for its ongoing research and discovery that create a better understanding of the history of the earth and its inhabitants. Today, the museum is ranked among the top five natural history museums in the country and features 20 exhibition halls including the blockbuster Dinosaurs in Their Time.
We are currently seeking a Full-Time Content Copywriter to join a busy marketing team in a great work environment. Responsible for brainstorming, creating, and transforming ideas into words for articles, blogs, advertisements (digital, print, radio and TV), publications, pamphlets, websites, press releases, presentations, posters, e-newsletters, social media posts and exhibits. Other duties include handling some administrative tasks as needed and occasionally helping with media events or interviews. May require some evening and/or weekend hours.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, or related field and three to five years of proven experience as a versatile writer. Additional skills and/or coursework in photography and marketing are highly desirable but not required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Three to five year experience as a writer and storyteller with strong grammar skills and ability to meet tight deadlines. Three to five years experience with all social media platforms. Must be prolific and able to generate a large amount of copy. Proven experience as a versatile writer and accomplished proofreader. Strong organizational skills are needed with the ability to assist with project management. Proven ability to write about technical or complex material in clear, easy-to-understand language. Writing Test required.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work is primarily sedentary in nature, no special demands are required.
The following PA Act 153 clearances, or proof of application of clearances, are required prior to beginning employment and as a condition of continued employment:
• Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
• Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check
• FBI Fingerprint Criminal Background Check
To apply/register online for the clearances, please visit Child Abuse Clearance Forms.
Carnegie Museums is an EEO-1 Affirmative Action Employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability