Keene State College seeks a talented professional to join a dynamic and creative Marketing and Communications Department as a full time writer/editor/social media specialist. The Marketing and Communications Department serves the Collegeâs mission of the College by building its brand, distinction, and awareness, through a compelling institution-wide narrative that turns first impressions into lasting relationships. The writer/editor/social media specialist will conceptualize, prepare, and edit engaging content across all platforms including marketing materials, publications, advertising, web/email content, and social media, and will manage content and engagement strategies on social media channels. We seek a self-motivated individual who can work with a high level of independence in delivering accurate and timely content, and who can collaborate effectively with campus partners and Marketing and Communications web developers, writers, designers, and photographer/videographer. As an institution, Keene State College is committed to diversity and multiculturalism, and we strongly encourage individuals to apply who have the ability to write for diverse audiences. Responsibilities: write stories and content for distribution across a variety of communication channels including publications, advertising, web/email content, and social media, conduct interviews and/or research to produce stories, edit and proofread materials prepared by campus partners for distribution, attend college functions and meetings in order to understand institutional mission and develop collaborative relationships across campus, possibility of evening or weekend assignments.
Bachelorâs degree in journalism, communications, public relations, marketing, or closely related field; a minimum of three years public relations or publications experience with at least one year working for a newspaper, publishing house, public relations agency, college, or similar institution or equivalent; experience with a variety of web and social media channels in a professional setting; ability to identify content for stories that demonstrate the mission, vision, and values of Keene State College; ability to work collaboratively with all divisions and marketing and communications staff to achieve outstanding examples of communications for internal and external audiences; demonstrated effective interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team environment and experience working with a variety of internal and external constituencies; ability to generate compelling stories as demonstrated through published samples with a commitment to meet project deadlines and budgets; familiarity with a variety of style guides.
Internal Number: PS2379FY20
About Keene State College (KSC)
Keene State College is located in the scenic Monadnock region of Southwest New Hampshire, and is an affiliate of the University System of New Hampshire. We are located approximately 2 hours from Boston or Hartford CT, and 4 hours from New York City. The region contains many opportunities to enjoy outdoor recreation, cultural events, and a strong sense of community. To learn more about Keene State College, the University System of New Hampshire, and the Keene community, please visit: https://www.keene.edu, https://www.usnh.edu/ or https://www.ci.keene.nh.us.