Assistant Director, Content - University Advancement Communication and Marketing
April 16, 2018
Commensurate with experience.
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
The Assistant Director works closely with the Associate Director to develop high-quality, consistent, and timely communication and content solutions support for the Division of University Advancement. This includes, but is not limited to, writing and editing publications; writing speeches and event scripts; and writing stories, editing and coordinating assets for internal (print and digital) and external publications (including for Compass, OHIO Alumni, ohiowomen e-news, OUr Voices staff e-news, and Ohio Today). Essential Functions: 1. Write, create and edit content (stories and multimedia) for various University Advancement publications (print and digital), websites, and social media including, but not limited to, Ohio Today; print publications, brochures, booklets, invitations, etc.; Compass; OHIO Alumni and various e-newsletters; and Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. (60%) 2. Edit a variety of documents to assure consistency and accuracy regarding grammar, punctuation, syntax, and acceptable institution style and evaluation of factual accuracy and consistency of information – chronology of events, overall consistency of subject matter; verification of facts, rearrangement or deletion of material, analysis of data, and evaluation of documentation as to accuracy and thoroughness. (10%) 3. Manage and maintain the Division’s strategic story calendar for the Alumni and Friends section of Compass. Post stories to Compass using CommonSpot when necessary. Write, and edit press releases. (20%) 4. Coordinate news content for distribution on Twitter in conjunction with the Digital Communication Team. Post content to Twitter. (10%)
Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or related field. At least (2) years of relevant work experience (including internships). An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered.
About Ohio University
Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Ohio University is a member of the OH/Western PA/WV Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. www.ohwpawvherc.org