Job Description: This position will interface, connect with and tell Central stories to external constituencies, including prospective students, families, alumni, donors, corporations, foundations and friends of the college. We are seeking someone to help build our brand, increase awareness of our academic program offerings and grow the college's digital presence.
We need a talented editorial specialist to develop and create storytelling across multiple platforms to inform, engage and entertain Central audiences and support the college's communication and marketing goals.
This position is key to the integrated marketing communications team.
The content specialist - editorial assists the editorial team in providing content and editing for the Central website, features, news releases and promotional materials, utilizing multiple communications platforms such as web, print, video and social media. Strong proofreading and AP style skills required.
We're looking for talent with exceptional marketing skills.
Reporting to the director of integrated marketing communications and media, this position will help guide and support the college's communication priorities and strategies for student success.
The talent in this role must have a great attitude and understand digital and traditional channels used to reach and engage with an audience. As part of a learning organization, this position will have the opportunity to sharpen existing skills and hone new ones in a fast-paced, results-driven and supportive environment.
Requirements: A minimum of a bachelor's degree or equivalent in marketing, communications, multimedia, broadcasting or journalism. One to five years of successful experience in communications, public relations, social media or design is desirable. Will consider recent graduates eager to learn.
The successful candidates should communicate exceptionally well; be creative; operate in an organized manner; and have the ability to deliver aligned content to meet the needs and interests of college priorities. In addition, the successful candidate will have an interest in and curiosity for all aspects of education and a dedication to promoting the college through developing excellent relationships with faculty, staff, students, volunteers and colleagues.
Central values positive attitude, adaptability, cooperation, and respect among its employees. The communications team embraces those values and extends them to the work with external constituents, aligning passion and commitment to Central's priorities. The work of communications is highly focused on priorities related to recruiting students and attracting financial support for the college.
Additional Information: Central College is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to creating a diverse community. Individuals from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Central College is a drug/tobacco free workplace.
Application Instructions: Please provide a link to your digital editorial or digital communication portfolio demonstrating your ability in your resume and/or cover letter.
About Central College
The Pella Area Community & Economic Alliance (PACE Alliance) is a non-profit organization of business owners and employees working collaboratively to achieve economic growth and success in the Pella area.