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Writer/Content Strategist


The Writer/Content Strategist creates content for distribution through internal and external communication methods including, but not limited to, websites, email newsletters, collateral materials, media and the University's magazine, Report from Newport.

The Writer/Content Strategist contributes to and assists in the implementation of internal and external communication plans, policies and procedures; facilitates and encourages the use of branding and style guides; and participates in the governance of the website and other communications initiatives to enhance the image of Salve Regina locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.

  • Ensure all content published to constituents and the higher education industry is accurate, in keeping with brand positioning, and coordinated with appropriate institutional research, student affairs and legal departments on campus.
  • Provide concept development, writing, editing, and editorial project management skills necessary to create content that promotes the university's reputation, faculty accomplishments, student experience and institutional messaging to a variety of audiences.
  • Ensure consistency between digital and print materials in terms of messaging and strategic content serving the audiences of Salve Regina University both internally and externally.
  • Produce original content, and assist with editing submitted content and managing assignments to interns and student employees.
  • Edit copy submitted by academic and administrative departments, and write or proofread material as necessary to maintain effective and timely content that is consistent with the University's brand and messaging platforms.
  • Work in collaboration with the University's Social Media Manager by contributing repurposed content for posting.

As assigned.


Computer proficiency on both Macintosh and PC platforms required.


The incumbent is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.


  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, business, English or a related field
  • One or more years of applicable experience
  • Strong writing, interviewing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple projects independently.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and willingness to respond to communication needs on a timely or emergency basis.
  • Demonstrated writing ability, with samples provided
  • Knowledge of AP style
  • Working knowledge of marketing and communications principles.

Additional Information:

Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including (waiting periods apply):
  • health, dental and vision coverage available on the first of the month following date of hire
  • 403(b) retirement plan through TIAA with employee and employer contributions as well as access to advising services
  • long-term disability coverage
  • employer-paid life and AD&D insurance
  • up to 100% free tuition at Salve for eligible employees and qualified dependents
  • robust wellness program and free access to the on-campus Fitness Center
Other available benefits include:
  • supplemental life insurance for employees and dependents
  • supplemental insurance coverage through Aflac
  • Tuition Exchange scholarship program. Application available for qualified dependents of eligible employees working full-time
  • discounted pet insurance through ASPCA
  • student loan forgiveness assistance program (SAVI)
  • discounted auto and home insurance through Liberty Mutual
  • employee Assistance Program through Coastline EAP
  • flexible spending health and dependent care accounts
  • health savings accounts
  • 529 collegebound saver program
For more detailed information on Salve's benefits, visit .

Salve Regina University strives to cultivate belonging values through diversity, equity inclusion in order to foster a welcoming culture for our staff, faculty and students, as well as the wider community. Salve Regina University embraces all people with grace. No matter the path traveled to get here, the University acknowledges that many identities will intersect. Salve Regina belongs to all in its community.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online for any open staff and faculty positions by providing a cover-letter and resume. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify.


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