Boston University's Marketing & Communications department is looking for a talented and experienced, Web Content Producer. You will be an important contributing member of a team responsible for ongoing content management and production for three of the University's high visibility, award-winning editorial websites: BU Today, Bostonia, and The Brink.
You will work alongside the Production Manager and Web Content Producer and a creative team of publication editors, designers, and content providers across the Marketing & Communications unit to build and publish posts, webpages, and multimedia content (videos, podcasts, and more) using WordPress content management system (CMS).
Maintain and update content on curated webpages
Research, source, gather and prepare media assets for upload to the CMS
Plan, build and send email newsletters
Write and edit copy for email newsletters and other editorial content
Work closely with writers and other content providers to help guide the creative presentation of editorial content, and contribute to content strategy initiatives.
Boston University has a rich legacy of serving its students, faculty, and staff as well as the communities beyond campus. If you want to become a part of this legacy and take advantage of competitive benefits and opportunities for professional and personal growth, we want to hear from you. Don't miss this opportunity--Apply now!
B.A. / B.S., preferred
3-5 years web content experience required
Proven experience and proficiency working in Content Management Systems (WordPress required).
Intermediate experience using Adobe Photoshop or other Adobe CS/CC applications.
Hands-on Search Engine Optimization experience, and knowledge of current SEO best practices
Intermediate skill level for technical and on-page SEO, and writing for SEO.
Experience planning, testing, and writing marketing emails
Knowledge of marketing email best practices.
Strong project management skills with proven abilities in tracking long and short range deadlines, and cross-team collaboration and communication.
Strong written and verbal communication, interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills.
Copywriting and copyediting experience
Familiarity with Chicago style.
Audio/podcast editing and production experience.
Proficiency with writing standards-based HTML and CSS markup.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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