Aug 27

Job: Marketing Writer at Social Science Research Council (New York)

Thanks to JET alum Fernando Rojas for sharing this great opening at SSRC (where Fernando also works). Posted by blogger and podcaster Jon Dao (Toyama-ken, 2009-12)Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email.


PositionMarketing Writer
Posted by: Social Science Research Council
Type: Full-time
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Salary: Annual salary will be commensurate with experience. Comprehensive benefits include health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, and health club reimbursement; annual tuition or student loan reimbursement; outstanding pension plan and tax savings program


The Marketing Writer will work closely with the Managing Editor and SSRC program directors to realize communications and editorial projects, which may include but will not be limited to brochures, conference proceedings, press releases, print and digital publications, web features, and program webpages/sites.


  • Training and/or professional experience in the social sciences (experience in the humanities may be considered)
  • Minimum of four years of successful editorial and/or marketing experience, including budget and project management
  • Relevant experience in an academic, foundation, or not-for-profit environment
  • Knowledge of digital publication and media is a plus
  • Experience in publicity and/or development is optimal

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants should send a detailed letter describing their background and interest in the SSRC, their resume, a relevant writing sample, and the names of three professional colleagues who can serve as references to: applications @ (please indicate “Marketing Writer” in the subject line of your e-mail). Click here to find out more about position.

The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) is an independent, nonprofit international organization devoted to the advancement of interdisciplinary research in the social sciences through a wide variety of workshops and conferences, fellowships and grants, summer training institutes, scholarly exchanges, research, and publications. 

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