St. Olaf College | Social Media Strategist and Content Creator

Digital Marketing

Type Of Work:
Northfield, MN
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Date Posted:
May 12, 2022


About the Role: Are you someone who loves telling stories through social media? Do you have a passion for learning what's next in social media, what's possible, and what makes an impact? We are looking for a skilled content creator to lead our social media presence and strategy. You’ll join a team of talented, collaborative professionals who are deeply dedicated to highlighting the St. Olaf experience.

What You’ll Do:
The ideal candidate will be skilled at creating compelling content, and they will be able to develop and oversee a comprehensive social media strategy for St. Olaf in collaboration with campus partners. This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys photography, videography, writing, and short-form storytelling. The ideal candidate is creative, collaborative, organized, and enjoys working with a wide variety of people to tell the stories of the people, places, and programs that make up the fabric of the St. Olaf community.

Who You Are:
The qualified candidate will have…

A bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, advertising, media studies, business, and/or related fields, and 2-3 years of professional experience managing social media platforms or communities for higher education or similar organizations.

You might be the perfect match if…
— You have a solid understanding of how each social media channel works and how to optimize content so that it is engaging on each of those channels.
— You have experience creating original content for social media channels.
— You have experience with photography, videography, and creative writing.
— You have a strong ability to collaborate with others to create impactful content.
— You have experience working with social media managing tools, and a willingness to learn new content production tools.
— You have exceptional judgment and attention to detail, with the ability to make quick decisions regarding digital and social channels.
— You have experience with community management and have the right mindset for managing relationships with constituents (parents, alumni, and students) via social channels.
— You have a willingness and personality to jump in and be part of the St. Olaf community in order to identify opportunities to capture and share moments of campus life.

If you like new challenges, have a strong work ethic, and enjoy working with a fun, dynamic, and collaborative team, apply to join St. Olaf’s Marketing and Communications team.

How To Apply

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