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6 Jul 2016

Full-Time Online Content Manager (7515)

American University – Posted by SACJobs Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Job Description

The Online Content Manager provides writing, editing, design and technical expertise needed to maintain a dynamic SOC website, social media presence and other online collaterals to help SOC build its reputation and achieve its strategic and financial goals. The Manager is responsible for tracking Web and social media metrics and implementing content strategies to improve usage. She/he manages SOC digital assets (photo, video, audio) for web
and other marketing purposes. This position supervises Web and creative production personnel (part-time and
student workers, freelancers and vendors), providing training in Web development and page design to faculty, staff, student and part time workers, as needed. The Manager is a key member of the School of Communication’s communication and outreach team, reporting to the Assistant Director, Strategic Communication & Marketing,
and works under general supervision.

Educational Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree required, preferred in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Business or related field.

Minimum Requirements:
3-5 years of professional experience Understanding of web site development and online marketing necessary
Content management system experience Understanding of current and emerging systems and best practices in social media Ability to apply marketing and communication skills to the web, social media and other online marketing
applications Strong interpersonal, excellent written and verbal communication skills Ability to communicate effectively with faculty, staff and students as well as internal/University vendors, external vendors and freelancers Demonstrated ability to successfully organize time and manage projects with limited supervision
Proficiency in HTML, Adobe Photoshop

Preferred Requirements:
Supervisory experience Experience with WordPress, online video and video editing, digital asset management and web/social metrics is a plus

Additional Information:
American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with
applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national
origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal
appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree Required
Work Experience: 3-5 Years

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Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Online Content Manager. Salaries: TBD - Based on Experience.


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