Digital Content Specialist
Job no: 496121
Position type: Staff - Full-Time
Location: Main Campus - Administration
Division/Equivalent: Division of Marketing
School/Unit: University Marketing - 104840
Categories: Full-Time, None, Marketing/Communication
Title: Digital Content Specialist
Department Org: University Marketing - 104840
Employee Classification: U1 - Unclassified PSA FT
Bargaining Unit: Professional Staff Association
Primary Location: Main Campus - Administration
Start Time: 8:15 End Time: 5:00
Posted Salary: $38,672 - $44,000
On Call: No
The Digital Content Specialist is responsible for the day-to-day video and audio production for the University on behalf of the Office of Marketing and Communications. The role creates high-quality marketing video focused on student recruitment, retention, and patient growth. The specialist will work with various marketing team members to help units on campus produce impactful content. This often includes scripting, pre-production planning, recording and editing digital video and audio. The position works closely to support the marketing and enrollment strategy of the University.
Under the direction of the Director for Digital Media, the Digital Content Specialist will assist with the organic social media strategy of the University and University of Toledo Medical Center. In addition, the Digital Content Specialist will often lead the creation of written content, video, podcasts, websites, and email.
The Digital Content Specialist must have the discretion and discipline to respond professionally in various media often filled with emotion and stress. They must know when to elevate an issue on social media to UToledo leaders for a response and, under the direction of the Director for Digital Media, provide UToledo officials advice on the best ways to engage in social media conversations.
• Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, marketing, video production or digital
• Skilled with video and audio, lighting, and related equipment. Adobe Photoshop, Adobe
Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Audition, and related creative software.
• Demonstrated experience in communicating news and information — including complex
scientific, medical and research subjects — to a layperson audience.
• Strong writing skills ranging from video scripts and news stories to tweets and headline writing.
• At least 2 years experience in video production.
• Portfolio of video production experience.
Location and studio lighting experience is preferred.
Conditions of Employment:
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.
The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.
The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.
Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo.
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