Website Washington County

invites applications for the position of:
Digital Content Strategist

SALARY: $32.71 – $39.75 Hourly

OPENING DATE: 09/19/20

CLOSING DATE: 10/04/20 11:59 PM Pacific

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JOB #2020-213
Interested applicants must submit a cover letter with their Washington County online employment application.

Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) is looking for a digital content strategist to help our team increase engagement with our libraries’ patrons and stakeholders. Are you a witty writer? An analytics ace? Experienced in content creation for social and email marketing? Do the words AP Style come up frequently in your conversations? Are you passionate about helping libraries share their mission and message to a greater audience? Are you always looking for a better way? A new approach? A fresh take? Does the idea of working on a high-performing team inspire you? If so, Come Lead with Us by joining WCCLS as a Digital Content Strategist (Senior Program Communication and Education Specialist)!

The Digital Content Strategist with WCCLS monitors and reports on social media and newsletter analytics and assists our social media team with content and audience targeting. They assist with the implementation of design/branding across channels, following the completion of our brand extension. The Digital Content Strategist writes and/or provides editing across channels, including the creation of content/editorial calendar for patron newsletters, summer reading, and other email marketing. The incumbent assists their direct supervisor with content creation and communication consulting for member libraries (surveys, social media, newsletters, etc.). Having the ability and experience to write and edit across various applications (proposals, presentations, features, reports, newsletters, thought leadership, both print and digital) is a must. Proficiency using AP Style is required. Experience with storyboarding/directing editing of video is preferred but not required.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate is curious, always learning, and driven to excellence and results. The selected individual will be a high performer, eager to take on high-stakes responsibility. The ideal candidate autonomously sets and executes goals, but also enjoys collaboration and working within a team. They have a strong desire to work to support a strategic plan that emphasizes diversity, equity and inclusion.

The ideal candidate has excellent communication skills. They are straightforward, personable and eager to mentor library partners in communication. They are experienced with tracking analytics and translating them in ways that can be used to increase stakeholder engagement. The ideal candidate is able to change priorities quickly and pivot to constantly changing communication demands. The selected individual stays up-to-date on change/new platforms. They are experienced and proficient in conceptualizing, designing, managing and implementing multi-channel/faceted communication projects. Last but not least, they possess a high level of integrity and work ethic compatible with a remote environment.

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Education and Experience:

A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

  • Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in communication, journalism, public affairs, public relations, education, education in program-related area, or related fields; AND
  • Two (2) years of progressively responsible work experience involving the development and coordination of public information or community outreach programs, including demonstrated experience in communications and media relations.

If you have completed education in a foreign college or university and are using this education to meet the minimum qualifications, you must provide documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received within the United States’ accredited college or university system or your application will not be accepted.

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