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Digital Media Producer, Projects for Peace

Middlebury College

Middlebury, vermont


Job Details

Full-time

6/10/2024


Full Job Description

Reporting to the Director of Projects for Peace, the Digital Media Producer develops and implements communication and constituency engagement strategies that advance the goals of Projects for Peace. This includes the creation of digital and multimedia content for social media, web, and other platforms.

This is a part time, benefits eligible, hourly position with a hiring range of $23.66 - $29.58 per hour. It is a 20 hour/week term position ending in December 31, 2029.


Core Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with program leadership to develop communication plans that cultivate enrollment and engagement of international audiences, support annual program cycles, and respond to emergent priorities.
  • Create original and compelling digital content (text, graphics, photos, videos, etc.) for social media channels, website, online community platform, and email marketing.
  • Create and edit multimedia annual reports, feature stories, newsletters, and press releases.
  • Incorporate and analyze web and social media metrics to continuously improve the effectiveness of program communications.
  • Collaborate intra- and inter-institutionally to ensure alignment and reciprocity of digital content across multiple offices of the Middlebury enterprise and with more than ninety educational institutions annually.
  • Support institutional partners by responding to queries, and developing toolkits and guidance for elevating and promoting the program on their campuses.
  • Review current and historic program materials, media coverage, and final project reports for stories which align with program mission and values, and which are suitable for promotion.
  • Serve as the technical lead for the maintenance of social media channels, website, and the online community platform; update and train colleagues on tools and best practices; support the execution of virtual events.

Middlebury College is an equal-opportunity employer where diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values. To this end, the College recruits talented and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across the United States and around the world. Middlebury College encourages applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, and members of other protected classes and historically underrepresented communities. The College also invites applications from individuals who demonstrate an ongoing commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of two years of relevant experience in digital communications and/or public relations, preferably in the fields of higher education or international affairs.
  • Demonstrated excellence in writing and editing.
  • Experience developing and maintaining multiple social accounts and digital platforms for professional purposes, with expertise in pertinent applications (e.g., Instagram, LinkedIn, webmanager) and tools; understanding of site architecture, navigation strategies and Google Analytics for content-management programs, such as Drupal.
  • Experience developing audiences via virtual/online community platforms, tools, and facilitation.
  • Demonstrated data and technical skills, including advanced use of MS Office tools, Google Workspace tools, and Adobe creative suite; willingness to learn new technical skills and to solve technical problems.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, planning, organization, collaboration, and communication skills; comfortable taking initiative and working independently when needed.
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, inclusion, equity, and access.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

Work is performed in an office environment and requires the ability to operate standard office equipment and keyboards.

Other:

Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Benefits

As an employee of Middlebury College, you will enjoy being part of a vibrant supportive community. Middlebury Colleges offers its employees excellent compensation and competitive health, dental, life, disability, generous retirement matching, and vision benefits, Middlebury offers a generous time-away program - up to 34 days per year during the first two years of service, increasing as the term of service lengthens. Middlebury employees are eligible for robust educational assistance programs as well as free or reduced rates for cultural events and use of sporting facilities (including the College's golf course and Nordic and alpine ski areas). The result is a very high quality-of-life in a gorgeous setting. Middlebury Colleges offers its employees excellent compensation and other perks of employment including:

  • MiddCard Privileges: access to athletic facilities, discounts at the College store, library privileges, and discounts at cultural and sporting events. In addition, the card allows door access to certain campus buildings. Spouses or domestic partners of benefits-eligible employees are eligible to receive a Spouse/Partner card with the same privileges as the employee card (except door access).
  • Discounts on season passes at Middlebury College Snow Bowl, the Ralph Myhre Golf Course and the Rikert Outdoor Center.
  • Access to our Partner Inclusion Program that provides comprehensive support services to the spouses and partners of Middlebury employees.
  • A full listing of our benefit offerings can be found on our website by following this web link: https://go.middlebury.edu/benefits
  • Or click see some of the other fun perks of working at Middlebury, whether in Vermont or Monterey!

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