Content Specialist

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Job TitleContent SpecialistDepartmentStudent Services & Enrollment ManagementPosting Number03144PLocationAnnandale, VA: 22003Full or Part TimePart-TimePosition End Date (if temporary)Required TravelRelocation CoveredSalary Range$21/hr Position Summary Information

Basic Function

Working with the web services and marketing services teams within NOVA marketing, the Content Specialist will monitor, write, edit and add content to the NOVA website, affiliated microsites, emails and other digital marketing media and platforms.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Content Specialist writes original content and edits existing content for the web, including NOVA’s websites, apps, mobile site, landing pages and special assigned marketing projects.

Collects, edits and enters data into web applications.

Plans and organizes work by analyzing and interpreting complex information for various audiences.

Provides customer service satisfaction by building positive relationships between the College and internal clients and external audiences in accordance with the marketing goals of the College.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with studies in journalism, communications, marketing, English or a related field required.

Several years of writing and editing experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Basic background in Dreamweaver and Active Data Calendar.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Must have experience working with a Content Management System (CMS) to produce content used as a marketing tool to promote the College and increase traffic on the College website.

Excellent written and oral English communication skills.

Knowledge of digital media practices, writing for the web and principles of marketing.

Basic background in Microsoft (PC) office applications Excel,and Adobe Photoshop and a Content Management System (CMS).

Knowledge of AP Stylebook guidelines and Web products such as YouTube, Flickr, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Google+, along with how to best use them as marketing tools to promote the College and increase website traffic

Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities.

Operation of a State VehicleNo Posting Detail Information

Open Date04/03/2019Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants

For consideration please apply by 4/19/2019.
Please submit a work sample as part of the application process.

Background Check Statement

The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of an extensive criminal background
investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of
education, credit checks (relevant to employment), and other checks requested by the VCCS and NOVA such as
I-9 and E-Verify requirements. Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s
Statement of Economic Interest.

Additional InformationSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a bachelor's degree in communications, social media, journalism, marketing or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please select the years of experience you have writing and editing.
    • None
    • One year
    • 2-4 years
    • 5-8
    • 8 or more
  3. * Do you have experience with DreamWeaver and Active Data Calendar?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Marketing piece with visuals
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document




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Posted: 4/5/2019
Application Due: 12/3/2019
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