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Marketing Content Developer
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Feb. 11, 2020
Title Marketing Content Developer
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department University Advancement
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Information Technology
    Graphic Design/Marketing
    Communications/Public Relations

Position Summary
The Marketing Content Developer is a member of the Office of Donor and Alumni Communications (DAC) team within the Division of University Advancement. He or she will deliver quality content pieces that appeal to our audiences, attract customers and boost brand awareness. The position requires excellent writing and editing skills, strong organizational skills and attention to detail and deadlines.

The Marketing Content Developer is responsible for:

  • Ideation, creation and production of compelling content that includes news articles and stories, website copy, social media content, video script development, advertising copy, program and service descriptions, invitation copy, and remarks and talking points.
  • Adhering to the division’s overall strategic objectives and adding value by actively engaging customers/stakeholders and maintaining a cohesive brand voice.
  • Interfacing with divisional colleagues as well as with school-based communications professionals to gather facts and disseminate messages throughout UB channels.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, communications, journalism, marketing, writing or related field
  • One or more years of effective and relevant professional experience
  • Proven writing and editing skills, including an ability to adapt tone and style for different media and target audiences and knowledge of editorial style (AP or Chicago)
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, strong time-management and organizational skills, ability to complete assignments on time and successfully handle multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Be self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Successful track record of working effectively with colleagues of all levels; able to work well on a team and forge strong, collaborative relationships with clients, colleagues and freelance contributors

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in English, communications, journalism, writing or related field
  • Three or more years of effective and relevant professional experience
  • Familiarity with content management systems and editorial planning
  • Higher education content development experience
  • High digital literacy
  • Familiarity with SEO, email and web analytics

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