Content Producer and Editor - Roger Williams University
Roger Williams University
August 11, 2018
Bristol, Rhode Island
Location: Bristol, RI Category: Staff positions Posted On: Mon Jul 9 2018 Job Description:
The Content Producer/Editor is a key member of the Marketing department focused on creatively telling the stories of Roger Williams University in support of enrollment and advancement goals. They will provide concept development, writing, editing, and editorial project management skills necessary to create digital content that promotes the university's reputation, faculty research, student experience and institutional messaging to a variety of audiences.
Content Production and Editing
Develop ideas and execute creative, compelling brand journalism and marketing content for the university's websites and digital marketing channels, including RWU social media channels.
Serve an editor, planning and implementing daily and weekly digital marketing communication tactics aligned with the university's communications strategy. Work with and may supervise writers, photographers, videographers, designers, media relations specialists, and marketers, identifying editorial opportunities of interest.
Ensure that digital channels conform to university publishing policies, editorial style, tone and audience-appropriateness.
Evaluate and monitor metrics for digital channels, making adjustments to editorial calendar plans as needed.
Establish and maintain timely schedules for the production of digital marketing content. Handle confidential and sensitive communications with discretion.
Curate relationships with Dean's, Department Heads and faculty to build and maintain a two-way dialog that will provide insight into academic news, student stories and events.dialog that will provide insight into academic news, student stories and events.
Help develop engaging web content that illustrates the unique programs and approaches of the University.
Cross-Departmental Project Management
Work cross-departmentally to create and manage content projects that meet the branding values of the university.
Work collaboratively with all University departments to meet specific and changing goals for broad and niche audiences.
Bachelor's degree. Three-five years of professional experience in journalistic writing and editing with a minimum of two years of multimedia or digital content creation experience. Outstanding writing skills and an intuition about successful brand storytelling. Strong photography skills to support visual storytelling. Aptitude to craft headlines and ability to translate institutional messages into intriguing stories. Considerable knowledge of PR and/or marketing best practices. Experience with content creation and promotion for social media outlets.
As an institution committed to strengthening society through engaged teaching and learning as well as building the university that the world needs now, Roger Williams University values inclusion, seeks to reflect the diversity of the region and create access to higher education and career success.
The University seeks candidates who, through their work and life experiences, service to the community, and teaching or research, can contribute to our diversity, inclusivity, and equity goals.
Roger Williams University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law.
For information on our Non-discrimination and Title IX policy, visit: rwu.edu/NDT9
Internal Number: 99818
About Roger Williams University
Roger Williams University is inextricably connected to Roger Williams, the 17th-century leader devoted to freedom of conscience and social justice who founded a community in Rhode Island based on those tenets. Roger Williams' philosophy, and what has been called his 'lively experiment,' nurtured the growth of vibrant and open societies. Our pursuit of excellence in education, academic accomplishment and community service is rooted in his focus on intellectual exchange, critical thinking, inclusiveness and innovation as a means of improving a free society. It is this legacy that inspires our core purpose.