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Digital Content Specialist

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Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Company: University of Cincinnati

Essential Function

Serve as the primary writer for the College of Engineering and Applied Science. This position generates feature stories, press releases, and marketing copy to tell the story of the college to primarily external audiences. The digital content specialist is responsible for collecting leads, placing stories into an editorial calendar, and publishing stories based on the needs of the college. Stories are typically published through the UC News system and reused in marketing materials such as the college website and recruiting brochures.

Primary Duties

  • Create content for distribution across multiple channels, including websites, marketing collateral and social media.
  • Create and publish compelling digital content.
  • Coordinate college’s digital editorial calendar.
  • Enforce the university’s web style guide, and advocate for the CMS.
  • Serve as a resource for standards, best practices and guidelines around brand, visual identity, information architecture, content, and accessibility.
  • Work closely with university’s technical support team to ensure accessibility, functionality and performance of university’s digital platforms, specifically ensuring compliance with sections 504 and 508 of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • Offer frontline Adobe AEM CMS support and training to web content editors.
  • Perform related duties and special projects based on departmental need.


Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree with one year experience - OR – Associate’s Degree with three years experience – OR – seven years experience. Experience must be related to content creation, web content management, social media management, marketing communications or related field.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


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