Grinnell Chamber

Content Specialist Fellow- Communications

Full time
Posted: 05/04/2022
Grinnell, IA
Human Resources

Description

POSITION SUMMARY

Within a highly collaborative team environment, partner with other communications staff members and campus stakeholders to steward the College’s brand and express it in the most exciting and effective ways for both external and internal audiences. 

The ideal candidate would be a Grinnell graduate with excellent writing, oral communication, research, organizational, and multitasking skills to work on a range of print and digital publications that communicate the heart and soul of Grinnell College to alumni, prospective students, and on-campus audiences. This position will also assist with special events and crisis communications as needed and will provide general office assistance in the communications office. For a talented, motivated collaborative generalist with a professional attitude, this can be a highly rewarding first job and great place to build a portfolio.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Content Specialist – Fellow contributes to the creation of multi-platform content in support of Grinnell’s mission, goals, and strategic priorities, and will:

 

  • Execute integrated communication strategies based on a shared understanding of the College, including mission, vision, and values as well as institutional identity and brand strategy; its audiences and stakeholders; and our communications channels.
  • Work with team members to develop and execute creative, engaging content that meets project objectives for campus stakeholders, donors, and alumni, student recruitment, image-building, and other operations of the College as assigned.
  • Monitor engagement with our content and share insights and recommendations to improve and optimize content.
  • Continue to develop discipline expertise, remain up to date with industry best practices, and share skills and knowledge with fellow team members to advance cross-training and strategic integrated communications practices.

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • An undergraduate degree from Grinnell College is required
  • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and strong attention to detail is critical
  • Exhibits tenacity when researching potential issues, reconciling inconsistencies, and resolving problems
  • Actively participates in discussions, values feedback, and maintains integrity in professional relationships
  • Demonstrated aptitude and desire to be part of a collaborative, problem-solving team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Champions diversity, equity, and inclusion

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One-year related work experience preferred but not required

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