Located in Boston?s historic Fenway area, Simmons has a strong tradition of empowering women and challenging traditional gender roles. Simmons University was one of the first higher education institutions to prepare women to become leaders and has evolved to become a university offering a women?s undergraduate program and graduate programs open to all. You?re joining our community at an especially exciting time as one of our strategic goals is to become the most inclusive campus in New England. You?ll find that people who work here are truly committed to our mission of preparing students to become champions of social justice and leaders in their professions and their communities. This commitment and pride make for a dynamic workplace.Job SummarySimmons University is looking for an Internal Digital Content Specialist to join the Marketing and Communications department. Reporting to the Senior Director of Online Communication and Design, the Digital Content Specialist will lead, develop, and promote engaging content within and across the Simmons? community. From updating current and developing new web and social media content, to designing and managing internal email communication guidelines and style, the Digital Content Specialist will play a critical role in enhancing the internal communication channels at Simmons.The ideal candidate will be a creative, detail-oriented professional with basic HTML, graphic design, page layout and writing experience. This individual must have experience using email and web editing tools in a professional capacity. This individual will be self-directed, but also value teamwork and collaboration. As a University committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, we are also looking for individuals who embody and are committed to incorporating these values throughout their work.Responsibilities:Managing editor for bi-weekly internal newsletter, working with campus partners to uncover stories, writing content and distribution;Lead and manage the review and distribution process of internal content, including maintaining mailing lists and groups;Lead and implement efficiencies in the internal email communication process, creating layouts and ensuring the effective communication of information;Design and create layout decisions for internal newsletters and portal;Draft and publish content for internal staff, faculty, and student audiences;Review and analyze metrics from communication initiatives to inform strategy and approach, integrating industry best practices and trends;Manage internal email vendor relationship;Assist with additional communication needs as necessary. QualificationsBachelor?s degree in communications or related field;2+ years of related professional experience, including html, writing/editing, and graphic design;Experience working with email and social media tools in a professional environmentKnowledge of web writing and best practices for writing for the webFamiliarity with website navigation and usability; experience working within a content management system is preferredAbility to work both independently and collaborativelyAbility to manage multiple tasks/projects on deadline with a client-service orientationRequired Application Materials:ResumeCover letterSalary GradeS06Instructions to Applicants: Please upload all applicable application materials (e.g. resume/cv, cover letter, writing sample, teaching philosophy, etc.) in the "Resume/CV" box on page 2 ("My Experience") of this application. Documents can be uploaded individually or as a combined document (e.g. PDF).Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual?s community experience. As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices?at all levels, for all positions?ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.
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The five educational institutions that make up Colleges of the Fenway view diversity as a key component in the growth of our students' educational experience as well as our ongoing journey as professionals charged with maintaining the world class status of our institutions. By drawing from a wide cultural palette, we ensure that we have access to the full range of talent available. Through our respect for the vast array of backgrounds we create an environment that will help that talent grow. It is within an environment of respect that we are able to build and work toward our goals. Our goal is to create an atmosphere that values mutual respect. All Colleges of the Fenway members have policies and practices designed to safeguard our healthy environment as well as provide the support and access needed to do so. The Colleges of the Fenway are located in the heart of Boston?s academic, scientific and cultural communities and is within walking distance from landmarks such as the Museum of Fine Arts, Fenway Park, Symphony Hall and world renowned medical institutions. Jobs at Emmanuel College: http://emmanuel.edu/About_Emmanuel/Employment.htmlJobs at Massachusetts College of Art and Desig...n: http://www.massart.edu/About_MassArt/Careers.htmlJobs at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences: http://www.mcphs.edu/about-mcphs/careers-at-mcphsJobs at Simmons College: http://simmons.edu/overview/about/jobs/Jobs at Wentworth Institute of Technology: https://jobs.wit.edu/