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Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Editorial Media Specialist I (Design) for the Office for Research. As writing is a main task in this position, the candidate must have demonstrated success as a creative storyteller with a natural curiosity for information and news. Successful candidates must have the ability to craft content that conveys value for various audiences and copy that is relatable and concise for digital media.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Creates, curates, edits, organizes and updates content for Research.rutgers.edu and other assigned websites and digital communication platforms (i.e. social media, intranet, etc.).
Works directly in our content management system and use other tools to create, update, and maintain webpages and produce content, including multimedia assets like stories, graphics, and video.
Recommends new content for research.rutgers.edu and its newsletters/bulletins and identify the best formats to deliver that content (i.e., video, animation, web banners, social media postings, etc.) to achieve desired goals.
Researches, writes, and edits original or submits web content, images, or other content types, as well as implementing supporting processes and procedures for staff, including content scheduling.
Builds and tests webpages for desired information architecture and organization.
Works closely with the web development team and contribute to web/digital communication strategies and discussions.
Coordinates and leads web project teams.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in English, journalism, communication, marketing, or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience that demonstrates comprehensive knowledge, skill, and understanding of writing, editing, proofreading, publishing, organizational coordination, and/or facilitation.
Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in communications or marketing that demonstrates knowledge, skill, and understanding of website content development, management, and publishing.
Must be comfortable working in PC environment and able to use Microsoft Office, Office 365 Groups, and the Drupal content management system.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.
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