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Assistant Content Producer

Champlain College
Vermont, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 2, 2022

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus)
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Full Time
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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.

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 opportunities. The College offers 30 undergraduate degrees as well as online undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs.

Our accolades include:

  • Fiske Guide to Colleges 2021 selects Champlain as one of the "best and most interesting schools" in the United States, Canada and Great Britain
  • Champlain is featured in The Princeton Review's 2021 "The Best 386 Colleges," including among its "Best Northeastern colleges"
  • For the sixth year in a row, Champlain is named a "Most Innovative School" in the North by U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges" and is recognized as a "Best Value School"
  • Champlain College is recognized as a 2021 College of Distinction

Job Description:
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 also has proven technical know-how to apply to media platforms and systems, with some basic design aptitude, and is super organized about managing content assets and schedules. The position reports to the Director of Web Services

Working in partnership with the content team, the Assistant Content Producer will:

  • Write compelling, persuasive, benefit-driven, audience-appropriate marketing copy for web, email, social media, and print applications. Fact-check and proofread as required in accordance with house style guides.
  • Working with Web Manager and Content Manager, write and package (i.e. collect and size images, write/edit copy, migrate all assets to CMS, review for ADA and SEO) digital content for web use as assigned
  • Craft social media content and create posts, as directed by Community & Content Marketing Manager
  • Working with the Email Marketing Manager Write marketing copy for emails, as well as build the templates, campaigns, and/or engagement studios as directed.
  • Working with the Content Manager, write marketing copy for web, print, news blog, etc as directed. 
  • Implement all content assets in systems by channel being mindful of providing an excellent user experience. 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 equivalent experience.
  • Two years of professional experience in marketing content creation for multiple channels. The ideal candidate will have marketing/advertising experience in an in-house marketing or agency environment. 
  • 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 are desired.  Experience coordinating photoshoots, working with video, and the ability to perform basic photo cropping are helpful. 
  • 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.

Additional Information:
The successful completion of a criminal background check is required as a condition of employment.

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 individuals.

Application Instructions:
Application materials must include a resume/CV and a letter of interest (Cover Letter) specifically addressing the desired qualifications. 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.

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