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Web Communications Specialist

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Top Message Both current Ohio State employees and the general public may apply for this unclassified professional position.
Message to Applicants
Number of Positions Available 1
University Title Web Communications Specialist
Working Title Digital Media Producer
Department WOSU Public Media
Department Location Columbus
Requisition Number 432769
Summary of Duties

WOSU Public Media is in search of creative digital-focused content producer to help expand our digital-first content. The digital producer will be responsible for creating and overseeing the production of original online content including podcasts and online video series. We need someone that can jump in and help create a pipeline of digital-first content that showcase the stories of our diverse community. We are looking for a producer that has audio production and/or video production skills to help us create new digital properties as well as oversee the development of other properties. The producer will also work with the WOSU news team to continue the development of our Hearken powered Curious Cbus series from the collection of audience questions to the production and promotion of stories. In addition to digital-first production, this person will also be responsible for direct messaging to our audience through a variety of email newsletters and push notifications through the WOSU mobile app. The digital producer works as part of the digital media team to engage the WOSU audience across a variety of digital platforms including web, mobile, email and social networks. Other responsibilities include keeping content on our homepage and the rest of the website up to date while also working with other members of the digital media team to share compelling content to existing and emerging social networks.

Keyword: apjobs

Additional Information for Applicants:
Pre Employment Screening Requires the successful completion of a background check.
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; at least three to five years of digital production for a media organization; familiarity with field producing; ability to write and edit scripts for digital-first productions; ability to write and edit online copy using AP style guideline; familiarity with Content Management Systems; familiarity with SEO techniques and social media practices; strong organizational and time management skills; ability to work collaboratively with team members; demonstrated experience with email marketing systems such as Mailchimp.

Desired Qualifications

Audio production, editing skills and experience with Adobe Audition or similar audio editing programs; video production, editing skills and experience with Adobe Premiere or similar video editing programs; demonstrated success in crafting and sustaining a professional social media presence; demonstrated success in growing audience engagement with digital platforms; familiarity with digital analytics; familiarity with public media; self-motivated, self-starter; clear communicator; photography and Photoshop experience.

Target Salary $47,500.00 - $50,000.00 Annually
Job Category Information Technology (IT)
Job Appointment (FTE%)

100.0

Full/Part Time Full-time
Temporary or Regular Regular
Posting Start Date 10/07/2017
Posting End Date 10/22/2017
Dept Contact Name Farnsworth,Kurt R
Dept Contact Phone 614/292-5192
Quick Link http://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/81826

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Select one box that best represents your number of full years paid employment:
    • Some, but less than one full year of employment
    • 1 full year or more of employment
    • 2 years
    • 3 years
    • 4 years
    • 5 years
    • 6 years
    • 7 years
    • 8 years
    • 9 years
    • 10 or more years
  2. * Select the box that best represents your educational training:
    • Attended school but did not receive high school diploma or GED
    • High school diploma or GED, but no college credit hours
    • Completed less than 45 college credit hours, but did not graduate
    • Completed 45 college credit hours, but did not graduate
    • Completed 90 college credit hours, but did not graduate
    • Completed 135 college credit hours, but did not graduate
    • Completed 180 college credit hours, but did not graduate
    • Completed an Associate's degree
    • Completed a Bachelor's degree
    • Completed a Master's degree or higher
  3. * Are you related in any way to a faculty/staff member in the unit of the position for which you are applying?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * What prompted you to apply for this position at The Ohio State University? Please select an answer below:
    • Referred by personal contact
    • Referred by OSU recruiter
    • Job/Career Fair
    • JobsatOSU.com
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Monster.com
    • Columbus Dispatch
    • Dice.com
    • Professional organization
    • HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Local newspapers
    • Other
  5. * Do you have at least three to five years of digital production for a media organization?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have at least one year of experience with email marketing systems such as Mailchimp?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have at least one year of experience with Adobe Audition or similar audio editing programs?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you have at least one year of experience with Adobe Premiere or similar video editing programs?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Do you have at least one year of photography and Adobe Photoshop experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other