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Writer and Editor, Office of Communications - Georgetown University Law Center

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Posted on Saturday, July 22, 2023

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Writer and Editor, Office of Communications - Georgetown University Law Center

Georgetown Law’s Office of Communications works with our faculty and staff to share our story and accomplishments with a worldwide audience. Our team is responsible for all media relations, our website, our biannual magazine, and all social media, design, photography and video for the Law Center.

Job Overview

The Writer and Editor reports and writes news stories, features, profiles, and general marketing copy for the Law Center’s website, social media accounts, alumni magazine, brochures, and other publications produced by the Law Center.

They also help set the office’s editorial priorities; and edit, polish, and consult on colleagues’ writing projects as necessary.

Work Interactions

Within the Communications Department, the Writer and Editor works closely with the Editorial Director on all editorial content. They collaborate on the social media, website, media relations, and design components of all written projects, when necessary.

As well, the Writer and Editor interacts with a variety of Law Center constituents, including administrators, staff, faculty, alumni and students.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3 to 5 years of professional writing and editing experience strongly preferred.
  • Background in journalism or law preferred.
  • Excellent writing, editing skills, and editorial judgment
  • Ability to operate on deadline in a dynamic, collaborative news environment
  • Creative thinker, willing to push the envelope
  • Strong interest in working collaboratively across the Law Center

Work Mode: Hybrid. Please note that work mode designations are regularly reviewed in order to meet the evolving needs of the University. Such review may necessitate a change to a position’s mode of work designation. Complete details about Georgetown University’s mode of work designations for staff and AAP positions can be found on the Department of Human Resources Mode of Work Designation.

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Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.

Need Assistance:

Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website.

EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Georgetown University offers a comprehensive and competitive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, retirement savings, tuition assistance, work-life balance benefits, employee discounts and an array of voluntary insurance options. You can learn more about benefits and eligibility on the Department of Human Resources website.