SAIT Senior Digital Content Specialist in Calgary, Alberta
Senior Digital Content Specialist
Communications and Marketing Department
At the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), we are the shapers. The makers. The originals, driven by a passion for excellence and impact. We are a global leader in applied education, an Alberta Top Employer and a destination workplace for people empowered to make a difference in the lives of students. We offer action-based learning, solution-focused research and enterprising collaborations with partners from around the world. With a newly launched brand and ongoing celebrations marking 100 years of educating skilled workers, now is an exciting time to join this one-of-a-kind place…SAIT.
The Communications and Marketing department supports the achievement of priorities in SAIT's strategic plan, tells SAIT’s story, enhances our brand and executes on marketing strategy across SAIT, in collaboration with schools and departments. We continually seek to raise the bar, improve our practices and showcase creativity.
As the Senior Digital Content Specialist, you will develop, implement and maintain the annual digital content work plan, ensuring alignment with overall divisional priorities and the strategic goals of SAIT. You will manage the work flow for 2-3 team members to ensure alignment of effort to the digital content plan. You are a strategic and creative problem solver who will look for opportunities to create website content and present it in a way that is engaging with our students and broader audiences. You have the proven ability to lead projects from conception to completion. We are looking for an individual who is able to respond to emerging online issues and create an exemplary website content plan maximizing the collaborative talents of team contributors!
NOTE: This an internal competition for SAIT Employees ONLY
Create and maintain a detailed digital content plan (including a schedule, communication plan and resources required documentation)
Organize and monitor content-related activities and initiate strategies to efficiently and effectively deliver the plan
Curate, edit and approve website content in support of SAIT’s brand story and key initiatives
Guide, educate and train team members in creation of website content to support needs of stakeholders and align with SAIT’s brand strategy
Identify obstacles and objectives in order to develop solutions and recommendations for a better user experience
Report on annual activities and the work plan by compiling insights and lessons learned into formal reports
Seek opportunities to collaborate and create fully integrated digital, web and social media initiatives with other members of the Communications and Marketing team
Develop online writing style guide
Ensure processes and systems support the work of the team
Identify and assess technical challenges and seek innovative processes and tools to improve collaboration
Diploma or Degree with specialization in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or related field
Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in content creation and web writing
Knowledge and experience with current website best practice and content management system
Experience in producing a variety of communication vehicles, including web-based tools, aimed at various audiences
Ability to lead and direct others
Strategic and innovative thinker with proven excellence in writing and editing
Excellent organizational skills to work independently, manage projects with many moving parts and meet tight timelines
Why Work at SAIT:
Enjoy a stimulating work environment, a beautiful campus overlooking downtown Calgary and a great benefits package including: comprehensive health and dental coverage, a defined benefit pension plan, professional development programs, generous paid time off, free access to our Wellness Centre, transit subsidies and more.
Please continue with the online application process through the SAIT careers website or Workopolis.com. Online applications are strongly preferred.
Closing Date & Time: December 6, 2016 by 11:59 PM MT
If you have any questions about the role please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Please do not apply to this email address; all applications should be made through our online system.
SAIT is committed to equity and diversity within its community and invites applications from all qualified applicants
SAIT’s vision is to be a global leader in applied education
System ID: 2016-23666
Job Classification: Project Coordinator
Job Type: Full-time Permanent
Employee Group: APT - Exempt
Department: Communications & Marketing
Post End Date: 12/7/2016