Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
The Carroll School of Management at Boston College-one of the nation's leading business schools-is looking for an accomplished, energetic, and highly skilled communicator to serve as a Content Development Specialist.
Reporting to the Director of Content Development, the Specialist participates in all aspects of marketing and communications as well as editorial content at the Carroll School. She/he is part of a three-person team that establishes the strategic directions for marketing and communications (in conjunction with the Dean of the School), and helps execute the strategy through a broad variety of means and channels.
The Specialist shares responsibilities for carrying out the strategies and managing projects. She/he creates and contributes to work seen by all Carroll School stakeholders, including students, faculty, alumni, parents, prospective students, and friends as well as business-school leaders internationally.
Essential functions include:
Developing, designing, and project-managing brochures, fact sheets, and other marketing collateral.
Designing, building, and project-managing electronic newsletters and building landing pages for articles.
Maintaining, updating, and monitoring the Carroll School website.
Coordinating social media channels used by the School. This includes creating social media calendars for each channel, as well as researching, writing, and editing posts.
Collecting and analyzing metrics for all digital communications, and making optimizations on the basis of these analyses.
Managing relationships with School/University partners and counterparts.
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $51,350 to $64,200; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, marketing, or-just as well-an otherwise strong and successful liberal arts background.
Minimum of 3 years working in marketing and communications, or more generally in an editorial environment.
Proven written, oral, and digital communication skills.
The ability to manage multiple, complex, and ongoing projects-working independently as well as with a team.
Must be well versed in Adobe Creative Suite (e.g., InDesign, Dreamweaver, and PhotoShop), and must have a working knowledge of basic HTML
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits including depending on your job classification eligibility;
Tuition remission for Employees Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements Generous Medical, and Dental Insurance Low-Cost Life Insurance Eligibility for both 401K and University Funded 403B Retirement Plans Paid Holidays Annually Generous Sick, and Vacation Pay Additional benefits can be found on www.bc.edu/employeehandbook
Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity/compliance/nondiscrim
Internal Number: 3497
About Boston College
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.