Digital Content Specialist

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Marketing/Communications/Media Relations

Position Title

Digital Content Specialist


Marketing Communications


General University

Vacancy Number


Work Location

Macon, GA

Job Type


Job Category


Hours Per Week



The primary responsibility of the Digital Content Specialist position is to develop and maintain various written and multimedia content for major administrative and academic unit websites to achieve marketing, communications and branding objectives of Mercer University. Projects often require coordination with individuals outside of the department and teamwork within the department. Tasks are assigned by and coordinated with the Director of Digital Communications, but the Digital Content Specialist acts independently to complete them.

Required Qualifications

A bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited college/university is required, along with two years of writing experience with a marketing voice.  In lieu of a degree, an equivalent combination of directly related education and/or experience will be considered.  Candidates who have an understanding and familiarity with Mercer University, including the University‚Äôs branding and marketing standards and/or prior experience working in an academic environment are highly desirable. 


Successful candidates should have:

-Excellent writing skills to craft engaging and relevant content pertaining to the University
-Basic technical knowledge of Wordpress and HTML to publish and edit content online
-Basic understanding of design methodology (typography, color, etc.) to create easy to read web pages
-Knowledge of SEO and web traffic metrics to strategically create content for Search Engine Optimization

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Pay Basis


FLSA Status


Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a bachelor's degree?

2. Briefly describe your prior related experience.

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