Content Producer - 74305
The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University seeks a content producer who can produce content for a variety of platforms and manage our social media presence. The content producer will be responsible for creating and sharing timely, high-quality content that highlights FSI research and faculty expertise. S/he will also handle the day-to-day requirements of our social media platforms, and work with the assistant director for communications to develop and execute social/content strategies that support FSI's institutional goals. The ideal candidate is a strong writer who can create content quickly in response to breaking news, and a savvy social media user who knows how to target specific audiences. The ability to produce additional types of content (photography, video, audio) is desired.
Under minimal supervision, build, cultivate, advocate for, respond to, monitor, and grows a digital community on behalf of, and while representing, an department.
- Build digital community thorough social media channels, blogs, and the web.
- Grow and engage user base on four platforms: Twitter, Facebook, Medium and iTunes (podcasts).
- Manage social listening efforts and report back to management.
- Provide customer service to constituents across digital channels; Represent organization to constituents, campus, and media.
- Develop content used to engage constituents and grow channels. Curate digital content.
- Compile data, analyze and Report on social media use.
- Acts as internal advocate for digital community efforts, building support for social initiatives among internal stakeholders and driving digital best practices.
- Contribute to overall development and refinement of digital community strategy, and innovative social initiatives.
- May supervise interns, entry-level staff, and volunteers.
- Develop platform-appropriate content and/or source it from FSI's research centers; execute promotional/engagement strategies for each social media platform.
- Work with faculty/scholars to schedule, prepare, edit, produce and share content for Medium, both timely responses and trend pieces. Promote these pieces through Facebook, Twitter, and other channels.
- Produce (or coordinate production of) a mix of podcasts, short news videos/interviews, and photo essay projects.
- Create and send email newsletters (weekly news digest, monthly newsletter, other email communications as needed).
- Compose written material for diverse audiences, across a variety of channels.
- Create basic web content - updating links from front page, creating simple rapid-response pages like this one for breaking FSI-related news: http://fsi.stanford.edu/content/russia-election-hacking
- Strategize and implement outreach to key audiences, including platform-specific thought leaders and the Stanford community.
- Constantly compile and analyze data, and use it to shape future strategy.
- Work with freelancers as needed to produce visual, video, and/or audio content.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
For consideration please submit resume and cover letter. All final candidates must complete background check.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree and minimum 1 year of relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Excellent writing, interpersonal, and oral communication skills with proven ability to present, write, edit, and organize thoughts in a clear, concise, and well-organized manner.
- Ability to build lasting relationships and strong communities; customer focus.
- Knowledge of the web, technology, social platforms, current and future trends.
- Highly organized and creative.
- Ability to work independently to meet expected deadlines and schedules.
- Demonstrated team player.
- Ability to quickly learn new software tools and platforms.
- Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
- Frequently stand/walk, sit, use a telephone, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, speaking.
- Occasionally grasp forcefully, writing by hand.
- Rarely sort/file paperwork.
- - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
- Occasional work on evenings and weekends.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
- Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
- Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
- Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Location: Dean of Research
Job Code: 4912