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
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
- 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
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
- 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
- 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
- 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.
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
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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