<< Back to Careers @ UArts

JOB TITLE: Digital Content Coordinator

DEPARTMENT: Enrollment Marketing

REPORTS TO: Director, Web and Digital Strategy

JOB SUMMARY:

The Digital Content Coordinator plays an active role in assisting the Marketing team for the University of the Arts’ institutional website, creating and editing content, including written copy, images and video. This position helps develop and implement the University’s digital content strategy on an ongoing basis, focused on enrollment marketing communications, and brand and message continuity. The Digital Content Coordinator works closely with the Director, Web and Digital Strategy, in support of enrollment marketing efforts and interfaces as a part of a cross-department, collaborative team to support the digital efforts of the entire University.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Updates the University of the Arts’ institutional websites
  • Assists with and coordinates an annual website content plan
  • Posts regular updates to all University digital channels (web, social media, etc.) 
  • Assures quality of the website and helps to coordinate web content with strategic communication strategies and tactics for University projects and initiatives
  • Writes content of all kinds, from advertising copy and social media posts to news stories and features
  • Works with content providers to produce and post creative, engaging, shareable content that spotlights the University’s unique competitive positioning
  • Proactively creates and maintains web content to promote and advertise the University and its programs, faculty, students and alumni
  • Executes day-to-day website content updates
  • Assists with strategic website and online advertising analytics planning, implementation and review, in particular as they relate to enrollment marketing
  • Tracks and reports on website analytics, testing and engagement, and user experience analysis
  • Initiates innovative suggestions for digital marketing efforts and analytics, including online advertising and email marketing
  • Actively manages email marketing campaigns, from conception to execution

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the incumbent; they do not purport to describe all functions.  Incumbent may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may change from time to time as necessary. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Marketing/Communications/Web. An equivalent combination of education and experience considered.
  • A minimum 1-3 years relevant experience 
  • Experience in Drupal, HTML and related web platforms and programs 
  • Proven ability to identify compelling stories and produce high-quality, shareable and engaging content, from social media posts to feature stories
  • Experience writing and posting to social media channels with a focus on measured engagement
  • Up to date on the latest trends and developments in website effectiveness and management, including SEO, responsive websites and mobile optimization
  • Familiarity and experience with Google Analytics and similar analytics platforms
  • Ability to think strategically and to quickly become familiar with the University’s brand identity and marketing strategies
  • Strong grasp of grammar and punctuation
  •  Ability to collaborate and work within a team environment
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team member
  • Collaborative approach to project management and participation
  • The Digital Content Coordinator will have a combination of technical experience, excellent written and interpersonal communication skills, and a fundamental understanding of content management systems, web-based marketing and branding, and web analytics. 

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:

The University of the Arts—a leader in developing visual and performing artists and designers since 1876—is the only university in the United States that allows its students to collaborate across traditional lines. With more than 30 majors, 30 minors and 13 graduate programs in visual arts, performing arts, design and liberal studies, UArts develops alumni who are not only leaders in their disciplines, but also creative thinkers able to succeed in any path they choose. Our nearly 1,900 students study and create on our campus in the heart of Philadelphia’s Avenue of the Arts, the city’s cultural center, within walking distance of hundreds of galleries, museums, theaters and other performing arts venues.

TO APPLY: Interested, qualified applicants should submit letters of application and resumes to the Human Resources Department via email to jobs@uarts.edu. Please ensure job title is in the Subject line. Please include any relevant writing, design or website samples.

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, The University of the Arts publishes its Annual Safety Report at the following link for your reference:

http://www.uarts.edu/about/campus-crime-fire-reports

THE UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER