Assistant Content Producer
About Champlain College:
Founded in 1878,
Champlain College is a small, private, not-for-profit college in
Burlington, Vermont overlooking Lake Champlain and the Adirondack
mountains, with additional campuses in Montreal, Canada, and
Dublin, Ireland. Its career-driven approach to higher education
prepares students for professional life from their very first
semester. For the fifth year in a row, Champlain was named a "Most
Innovative School" in the North by U.S. News & World
Report's "America's Best Colleges" 2020 regional rankings and
listed among The Princeton Review's "The Best 385 Colleges" in
2020. Champlain is also featured in the 2021 Fiske Guide to
Colleges as one of the "best and most interesting schools" in the
United States, Canada, and Great Britain and is recognized as a
2020 College of Distinction for its "Engagement, Teaching,
Community, and Outcomes. The College offers 30 undergraduate
degrees as well as online undergraduate, graduate, and certificate
Champlain's Centers of Experience provide students from across
all majors with experiential learning environments that guide them
in how to take their classroom knowledge and put it to the test in
practical applications allowing them to gain real-world experience
firsthand. Each Center connects Champlain to the local community
and the world, turning theory into practice. The Centers entrust
students with responsibility, engage them in ambitious goals and
empower them to lead with creativity, confidence, insight, and
integrity. At the helms of the Centers are cutting-edge industry
professionals who share the goal of providing the most relevant,
career-focused education, enriched with hands-on learning
Champlain College is
looking for a highly motivated team player who knows what it takes
to tell a good story and has the capacity to tell it, sell it, and
build it in various media using a number of systems across multiple
communication channels. The Assistant Content Producer role
requires a versatile writer (quick snappy headlines, as well as
full newsletter story writing, emails, whole web sections, etc.)
who is also adept at using complex content and scheduling systems,
and has some basic design aptitude, proven technical know-how and
is super organized about managing content assets and schedules. The
position is part of the Digital Marketing Team and reports to the
Director of Web Services.
- Working with the Email Marketing Manager and the Digital
Marketing Team, the Assistant Content Producer will:
- Work extensively in CMS to make updates as determined by annual
production calendar, webmaster requests, Marketing Department
projects and Digital Marketing Team.
- Write compelling, persuasive, benefit-driven,
audience-appropriate marketing copy for website that is optimized
- Fact-check and proofread as required in accordance with house
- Support Senior Writer & Content Producer to package (i.e.
collect and size images, write/edit copy, migrate all assets to
CMS, review for ADA and SEO) digital content
- Implement all content assets in CMS being mindful of providing
an excellent user experience.
- Write marketing copy for emails, as well as build the
templates, campaigns and/or engagement studios as
- Set up UTM codes for emails.
- Assist with project management of emails.
The ideal candidate is a multi-faceted writer who can write copy
worth reading, edit (for voice, style and grammar), resource
appropriate photos (and crop/manipulate them), leverage video, and
upload all the assets to various content management systems to
produce a layout that ensures that the final communication pieces
are audience- and user-friendly and work hard to meet their
objectives. The desired candidate is also a self-starter who is
willing to take initiative, can work in a fast-paced environment,
adapt quickly and gracefully to changing priorities and who not
only works well under pressure, but rather enjoys it.
- BFA or BS degree in marketing/advertising/communications or
- Two years of professional experience in marketing content
creation for multiple channels. Ideal candidate will have
marketing/advertising experience in an in-house marketing or agency
- Superior writing and proofreading skills are a must.
- Must be a strong systems thinker who can easily adapt to new
systems and processes.
- Experience working on web content development and working in a
CMS preferred. Knowledge of marketing/advertising industry
standards and best practices, including SEO, analytics, email
delivery, and accessibility.
- Some experience with Photoshop and an understanding of InDesign
and Illustrator desired. Experience coordinating photoshoots,
working with video, and the ability to perform basic photo cropping
- Working knowledge of HTML; XML and CSS a plus.
- Excellent attention to detail, fantastic communication and
collaboration skills, and an ability to work independently while
playing nicely with others.
completion of a criminal background check is required as a
condition of employment.
Application materials must include a resume/CV and a letter of
interest (Cover Letter) specifically addressing the desired
Champlain College does not discriminate on the basis of race,
creed, color, national origin, place of birth, ancestry, religion,
age, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, veteran or military
service status, HIV -positive status, qualified disability, or on
the basis of any other status protected by law, and does not
discriminate in the administration of its education and admission
policies, scholarship and loan programs, employment practices or
co-curricular and other College-administered programs. Champlain
College will make reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified
students, applicants for admission or employment, or employees.
Please contact the People Center at 802.651.5800 with questions
concerning the hiring process or future employment at Champlain
College, or if auxiliary aids or services are needed to apply for
employment at Champlain College.
Champlain College is committed to fostering an inclusive and
diverse community. Recognizing that diversity is both a reflection
of our world and a source of rich education, Champlain strives to
be diverse and inclusive in ways that reflect the world in which we
live and work. All members of the Champlain community are valued as
The College seeks candidates who, through their work and life
experiences, service to the community, teaching or research can
contribute to the diversity, inclusivity and academic excellence of
Champlain College. Please include information about how you would
contribute to these efforts and help to further this goal in your
letter of interest/cover letter.
In order to be
considered for the position, you must upload a resume.
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