Digital Communication Specialist
Digital Communication Specialist
Main Campus - Boston, MA
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.
Simmons University is looking for a Digital Communication Specialist to join the Marketing and Communications department. Reporting to the Email Marketing Manager, the Digital Communication Specialist will lead planning, implementation, and evaluation of Simmons University's internal email strategy and design. From ensuring accessibility compliance, to designing and managing internal email communication guidelines and style, the Digital Communication Specialist will play a critical role in enhancing the internal communication channels at Simmons.
The ideal candidate will be a creative, detail-oriented professional who demonstrates skill and experience in HTML and web/email design. This individual must have experience using email and/or web editing platforms 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.
- 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 templates and ensuring the
effective communication of information;
- Design and create layout decisions for internal newsletters and
- Layout, distribute and publish content for internal staff,
faculty, and student audiences;
- Serve as an internal email consultant for offices across
Simmons, including Student Life, Office of Organizational, Culture,
Inclusion and Equity, Office of Undergraduate Programs, and
- Review and analyze metrics from communication initiatives to
inform strategy and approach, integrating industry best practices
- Manage internal email vendor relationship;
- Assist with additional communication needs as
- Bachelor's degree in communications or related
- 2+ years of related professional experience, including html,
editing for web, and graphic design;
- Experience working with email tools in a professional
- Knowledge of web/email accessibility and best practices for
- Familiarity with digital marketing, related metrics, and A/B
- Familiarity with website navigation and usability;
- Ability to work both independently and
- Ability to manage multiple tasks/projects on deadline with a
Required Application Materials:
- Cover letter
Instructions 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.
To apply, visit https://simmons.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Simmons-Careers/job/Main-Campus---Boston-MA/Digital-Communication-Specialist_R07244
Located in Boston’s historic Fenway area, Simmons College is a small, private, non-sectarian College which has educated students for enriching careers and purposeful lives since 1899. Working at Simmons means joining a collaborative, diverse and mission-driven community of educators and professionals.
We prepare students to be leaders for themselves, their communities and the world. Our faculty and staff members lead by example - sharing a commitment to excellence and putting the students first.