Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Edit/Media Specialist II Editor for the R-Comm Department. This position reports to the Digital Content and Social Media Manager and is responsible for creating, editing, organizing and updating social media content for assigned Rutgers University–New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences social media accounts.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Creates compelling written and visual content, including photos, video, and graphics, for the university's social media channels, @rutgersnb and @rutgersbhs.
Ensures the tone and branding of content is consistent across channels maximum effectiveness.
Works closely with Digital Content and Social Media Manager to manage and report on social media growth and engagement
Works with marketing department to execute social media campaigns
Tracks real-time conversations and engage with users across platforms
Stays up to date with changes in all social media platforms ensuring maximum effectiveness.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, communication, marketing, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Minimum of two (2) years' experience as a social media professional.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated knowledge, skill, and understanding of social media management for a higher education institution or equivalent brand.
Must have professional writing experience, familiarity with audio/video production a plus, and a solid knowledge of the current social media landscape.
Must be organized and detailed oriented with strong planning and problem-solving skills.
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Ability to work effectively under pressure of deadlines.
Experience at an institution of higher education.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Some evening and weekend work required.
Occasional inter campus travel required
Must be willing to use personal vehicle.
Posting Number: 20ST0142
Location: Busch (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 109272
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.