| Advertised Summary Job Description: Reporting to the Digital Director, the Digital Content Strategist will create, write, edit and maintain Law School website content and other electronic communications. The Digital Content Strategist also will be an expert project manager, partnering with IT and other departments as the Law School undergoes a major digital transformation. |
1. Working in the Communications Department, the Digital Content Strategist works with Law School departments, staff and faculty to develop and maintain digital content for alumni outreach, fundraising, image-building and other day-to-day operations of the Law School. That includes writing and editing web content, creating multimedia, building site maps, user flows and navigable information architecture. Uses analytics to inform content development.
2. The Digital Content Strategist manages IT/web projects, partnering with team members to define requirements, architecture and strategy. The Digital Content Strategist pays attention to details and knows how to track multiple priorities and get them done in collaboration with a group of people.
3. Provide design and editorial standards guidance, design workflows, content analysis and optimization for a variety of digital products and services. Trains others as needed.
General Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree in Communications or Journalism
- Two to four years related experience
- Demonstrated knowledge of mobile-first and responsive design principles, information architecture, visual design and user experience.
- Well versed in social media and web publishing platforms.
- Having experience in training and customer service (preferably in higher ed) is a big plus
- Meticulous attention to detail, and high standards for yourself and others
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, balancing competing priorities, and working as part of a team
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications:
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.