Web Content Specialist (Professional Expert)

Location
San Pablo, CA
Posted
Mar 17, 2017
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College


Position Definition

With the aim of creating a unified brand voice and consistent user experience for prospective students, the Content Specialist's primary function is to help Contra Costa College refresh its website content. In partnership with other marketing team members and internal clients from the college's academic departments and student services areas, the Content Specialist will collaborate on content strategy, determine effective message hierarchy, and serve as lead copywriter/copyeditor on overviews, how to's, bios, blogs, alumni/student success stories, etc. The position will also advise on the production of related graphics, images, audio, video, etc., as well as the creation of content templates and governance standards.


Position Title
Web Content Specialist (Professional Expert)

Location
Contra Costa College

Posting Number
0000958

Salary
$36.26 or $43.53 DOE

Examples of Duties/Essential Functions

It's an exciting time at Contra Costa College! We have a brand new campus and need to make our online presence match our offline experience.

With the aim of creating a unified brand voice and consistent user experience for prospective students, the Content Specialist's primary function is to help Contra Costa College refresh its website content. In partnership with other marketing team members and internal clients from the college's academic departments and student services areas, the Content Specialist will collaborate on content strategy, determine effective message hierarchy, and serve as lead copywriter/copyeditor on overviews, how-to's, bios, blogs, alumni/student success stories, etc. The position will also advise on the production of related graphics, images, audio, video, etc., as well as the creation of content templates and governance standards.

The job incumbent will be placed as a Professional Specialist or Professional Expert, depending upon experience.


Desirable Qualifications
• Expertise in writing effective online copy, with the ability to simplify cumbersome content to create inspiring and actionable information.
• Strong project and client management skills.
• Basic understanding of best practices in user experience, information architecture, website analytics and SEO as it relates to content engagement.
• Proficient in commonly used marketing software and applications such as Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, WordPress, etc.


Special Instructions to Applicants
We are seeking a WEB CONTENT SPECIALIST/ COPYWRITER. Depending upon experience, you will be placed in either: Professional Specialist ($36.26 per hour) or Professional Expert ($43.53 per hour) job classification. This is a temporary hourly assignment.

It's an exciting time at Contra Costa College! We have a brand new campus and need to make our online presence match our offline experience.

With the aim of creating a unified brand voice and consistent user experience for prospective students, the Content Specialist's primary function is to help Contra Costa College refresh its website content. In partnership with other marketing team members and internal clients from the college's academic departments and student services areas, the Content Specialist will collaborate on content strategy, determine effective message hierarchy, and serve as lead copywriter/copyeditor on overviews, how to's, bios, blogs, alumni/student success stories, etc. The position will also advise on the production of related graphics, images, audio, video, etc., as well as the creation of content templates and governance standards.

Depending on experience depends on what job title the candidate will be, either Professional Specialist or Professional Expert.


Open Until Filled
No

The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.

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