The Digital Content Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Manager of Communications & Member Engagement with the communications and marketing efforts as they relate to digital content and layout.
GRAPHIC DESIGN & LAYOUT
Collaborate with Communications & Member Engagement design projects – illustrations, logos, graphics, layout, print materials etc.; conceptualize visuals based on requirements; develop designs using appropriate editing software; amend designs after feedback; ensure final projects are visually appealing and on-brand; understand file types. Programs used: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign.
PHOTOS AND VIDEOS
Photograph work-related events as needed; compose shots, understand framing, color, and light to create a visually pleasing photograph; retouch, replace/remove backgrounds, crop, add details, etc. using photo manipulation software.
Manipulate and edit film pieces in a way that is invisible to the audience; input music, dialogues, graphics, and effects; ensure logical sequencing and smooth running; export from video manipulation software to desired social media channel. Programs used: Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere.
Aid in the monthly production of all local, customized pages in the Rural Missouri magazine – typically 4-12 pages depending on issue; write and curate content in A.P. style for RM articles; edit final draft, convert to printer-friendly CMYK settings, package file and send electronically to printer. Programs used: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator.
Collaborate and create content for all social media platforms including post, graphics, photos and videos; Schedule media via through social media management software.
Outage reporting: Coordinate with dispatch and use AppSuite to update members in outage events. Gather photos and draft updates for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and website.
Assist in maintaining outward-facing website (whiteriver.org) appearance with updated content and graphics; monitor website performance and results; identify and evaluate improvement options; maintain links; operate back-end content management system (CMS). Programs used: Wordpress- HTML/CSS
Create forms using a variety of methods: by new or existing data, importing PDF form; adding form elements; Stylize using custom CSS or advanced designer; Create conditional logic; Collaborate with team members on best field organization.
Support the execution and production of employee communication via intranet (previously employee newsletter); improve intranet functionality and layout with custom HTML code and CSS overrides; create news, resources, and events for the Member Services and WRVEC spaces; conduct intranet training with employees; moderate and edit content submitted by other departments. Programs used: Communifire- HTML/CSS
Education: Bachelor’s degree in digital media, media communication, web development, graphic design, or related fields. 2 years of similar work experience is desired.
Job Knowledge: Working knowledge of graphics programs, publishing, and editing software. Knowledge of electric cooperatives preferred.
Abilities and Skills: Ability to write clearly and effectively as well as, work with members, all media types, and external organizations.
Working Conditions: Some overnight travel may be required. Travel required within service area. Some night and weekend work will be required.