If you are an energetic, digitally-savvy content producer, who can do it all and is eager to learn more, we would like to speak with you. The position is Assistant Content Producer and is part of the Web Services team reporting to the Director of Web Services. The person in this position needs to be a versatile writer (quick snappy headlines, as well as full newsletter story writing, emails, ads, whole web sections, etc.) who is also adept at using complex content and scheduling systems, and has some basic design aptitude (love making GIFs?), proven technical know-how and be super organized about managing content assets and schedules.
Champlain College is looking for a highly motivated team player who knows what it takes to tell a good story and has the capacity to tell it, sell it, and build it in various media using a number of systems across multiple communication channels.
That means you can write copy worth reading, edit (for voice, style and grammar), and resource appropriate photos (and crop/manipulate them), leverage video, and upload all the assets to various content management systems. Then, you have the skills to produce a layout that ensures that the final communication pieces are audience- and user-friendly and work hard to meet their objectives.
BFA, BS or BA degree in marketing/advertising/communications or equivalent experience. Some design training highly desirable.
Two years professional experience in producing marketing content for multiple channels (ideally marketing/advertising experience in in-house or agency environment).
Proven ability to write/edit quality copy for digital and print communications.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Basic design sensibility and skills/experience (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator).
Experience working in a Content Management System and the proven technical know-how to adapt to new systems.
Knowledge of marketing/advertising industry best practices, including content delivery standards and usability.
Strong analytical, prioritization, and problem-solving skills.
Strong editorial instincts.
Some familiarity/experience with analytic tools and reporting.
Some familiarity/experience with SEO best practices.
Knowledge of email best practices a plus.
Working knowledge of HTML and content publishing tools; XML, and CSS a plus.
Proven attention to detail, active problem solving and strong organizational skills.
Ability to work independently and diligently, while still being an active, vital and contributing member of the larger team.
Champlain College is committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse community. Recognizing that diversity is both a reflection of our world and a source of rich education, Champlain strives to be diverse and inclusive in ways that reflect the world in which we live and work. All members of the Champlain community are valued as individuals.
The College seeks candidates who, through their work and life experiences, service to the community, teaching or research can contribute to the diversity, inclusivity and academic excellence of Champlain College. Please include information about how you would contribute to these efforts and help to further this goal in your letter of interest/cover letter.
Founded in 1878, Champlain College is a private, baccalaureate institution that offers professionally focused master's, bachelor's and associate's degree programs and professional certificates on campus, online and abroad. Champlain College was named the #1 "Most Innovative School" in the North in U.S. News and World Report's "America's Best Colleges" 2016 ranking and holds steady at #14 in the ov...erall list of "Best Regional Colleges in the North." It was listed in Princeton Review's 2015 editions of "The Best 376 Colleges" and "353 Green Colleges." Champlain is a national leader in educating students to become skilled practitioners, effective professionals and global citizens.
The College is located in picturesque Burlington, Vermont, which is consistently ranked as one of the country's most livable small cities. It is nestled in the historic residential hilltop section of Burlington, Vermont, known as one of the best college towns in America, offering spectacular views of Lake Champlain and the New York Adirondacks to the west. Just minutes from campus, Burlington's downtown offers a lively arts, music and retail scene. Burlington and Vermont have earned countless national accolades for quality of life, local food, year-round recreational opportunities, and a lifestyle that respects the environment, values entrepreneurial spirit, individuality and diversity.