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Digital Content Specialist

Company:
Thiel College
Job Location:
Greenville, Pennsylvania
Category:
Communications, Marketing, and Public Affairs

Position Description:

Do you love telling stories with digital content like short videos and photos? Are you a people person with a solid understanding of social media? Here is your opportunity to join a creative and talented group of communications pros who work hard and have fun doing it. We're committed to informing, inspiring, and engaging our communities through compelling, creative, and authentic stories that support and elevate the College's mission and values.

As a member of the Office of Communications and Marketing, you will manage and create content for the College's official social media channels, including a demonstrated ability to be strategic with content creation and implementation, savvy, think creatively, and take initiative.

Job Responsibilities:

  • 35% - Generate photos and written content for social media, website(s), and other platforms.
  • 30% - Generate videos, including live-streaming, for use on social media, YouTube, website(s), and other platforms.
  • 20% - Event coverage (photo and/or video) at College functions, including occasional evening and weekend events.
  • 10% - Work with the department’s digital media agency on advertising and SEO campaigns.
  • 5% - Performs other duties as needed or assigned.

Expectations:

  • The position is located on the Thiel College campus in Greenville, Pa.
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in a related field such as journalism, public relations or communications and two to five years of similar or related experience.
  • Excellent communication and project management skills.
  • Willing to work on projects both individually and as part of a team.
  • Willing to continuously improve video, photography, and writing skills through professional development and other learning opportunities.
  • Digitally savvy - comfortable working with all social media platforms, computer operating systems and some Adobe programs.
  • Command of web content development and graphic design principles and techniques.
  • Technical knowledge across desktop, tablets & mobile platforms.
  • High standard of professional ethics and ability in respecting confidentiality.
  • Strong interpersonal skills - Courtesy, tact, and diplomacy are essential elements of the job. Work involves much personal contact with others inside and/or outside the College for purposes of giving or obtaining information, building relationships, or soliciting cooperation.
  • Physical Requirements: The work requires occasional moderate physical exertion such as long periods of standing. Occasional exposure to objectionable conditions or variations such as those found in variable weather conditions.
  • A valid driver’s license required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience tracking and reporting analytics using tools such as Google Analytics and Siteimprove. Knowledge of ExpressionEngine is a plus. Understand interface design concepts and methodologies, including ADA compliance.
  • Experience in higher education marketing
  • Outstanding project management and organizational skills, attention to detail and an ability to prioritize multiple tasks while achieving a high level of accuracy.
  • Aptitude for thriving under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

Thiel College is committed to attracting a culturally and professionally diverse faculty and staff who engage our students by providing a rich and fulfilling curricular and co-curricular experience.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three professional references. All application materials should be attached in a single PDF document using candidate’s last name as the document title. A portfolio of work will be expected of any candidate invited to an on-campus interview. Click here to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

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