Social Media and Multimedia Specialist
Communications Public Affairs
TThe social media and multimedia specialist is a key member within
the Office of Communications and Public Affairs in the creation of
social media and multimedia content and the administration of the
Bowdoin College social media accounts.
The focus will be two-fold: Conceptualizing and producing engaging
social media content, in partnership with the digital community
manager, that supports the College’s external messaging priorities
and working with department team members to produce digital content
for other channels, especially video
Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Advanced technical ability with preparing and optimizing materials
for social media, and the College’s website.
Advanced technical ability with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop,
Illustrator, InDesign) and other professional design tools.
Must be a fast creative talent who moves efficiently through the
phases of creative development while ensuring appropriate input
along the way.
Strong project management skills, able to manage multiple
priorities, anticipate demands, communicate status appropriately,
and maintain a high level of operational transparency and
A demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to
an inclusive working and learning environment is required.
Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents
A minimum of two years of experience in digital content creation,
including conceptualization, video editing, writing, graphic
design, and visual asset creation.
Scanning and working with digital photography.
Videography and video editing knowledge.
Standard Work Days and Hours
Typically Monday thru Friday 8:30am-5:00pm. This is an exempt level
position and requirements the time commitment necessary to fulfill
all of the job responsibilities.
Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to
talented students, faculty and staff—with a variety of racial,
ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs;
and gender identities, among other factors.
We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support
of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and
contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We value a
community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly
welcomed and encouraged to succeed.
Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the
liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin’s reputation as a
preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its
faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of
community; and connections to the people, history, and natural
beauty of Maine.
Bowdoin’s campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting.
Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the
College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles
from Portland and 120 miles from Boston.
Full Time Year Round
Background Check Package Requirements
Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle,
rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job?
Is a pre-placement physical required for this position?
Applications Accepted Until
Open Until Filled
Type of Posting
Special Instructions to Applicants
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state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment,
admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular
programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color,
ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital
status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or
against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities
on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected
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