Job Posting


Macalester College | Saint Paul, MN
Salary Range: $55,000 to $65,000 DOQ

Advancement writing and support
  • Works closely with Development colleagues to develop stewardship and cultivation communications and solicitation materials for philanthropic donors and planned giving.
  • Works closely with Macalester Fund colleagues to draft donor communication.
  • Serves as a storyteller working to convey the urgency of our work, illustrate our impact and move the audience to action, particularly towards financial support.
  • Edits and oversees Mac Wire, the college’s monthly alumni e-newsletter.
Communications team collaboration and support
  • Partners with Communications colleagues to uncover stories, generate creative ideas, and create effective vehicles for communicating with the college’s key audiences.
  • Edits and proofreads for colleagues.
  • Exceptional skills in news, feature, and persuasive writing, with ability to adapt tone and style for different audiences and purposes.
  • Expertise writing for a donor audience, including case and proposal writing experience.
  • Strong editor and proofreader, who uses knowledge of fact-checking, grammar, spelling, punctuation and consistency of style to strengthen written material.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the editorial process.
  • BA in Communication, Journalism, English, or equivalent.
  • Three years previous professional experience with comparable work.
Application Guidelines
  • For best consideration, please submit your cover letter and resume as one PDF through the Macalester Employment Opportunities webpage by July 8, 2022.
Review of applications will begin immediately.