Sometime you indeed find worthy news close to home. Sunday’s copy of the Battle Creek Inquirer included an advertisement for a Web Content Editor at Spring Arbor University in Spring Arbor, MI. As always, the continued growth of positions like this keeps the hope of a cleaner, crisper presentation of web content alive and well.
From the newspapter ad, a trip to the website at http://www.arbor.edu/standarddetail.aspx?id=30963 located these details about desired experience and how the editor will spend his or her time:
- Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree and 3 years experience in public relations or marketing, including at least two years of significant responsibility for an institutional Web presence. Two or more years experience in communications or marketing related position. Demonstrated proofreading/editing skills. Experience with digital content management systems, knowledge of Dreamweaver or comparable GUI web development application. Experience in developing information architecture plans and organizing content. Individual will exhibit a life and service that is in full accord with the Spring Arbor University concept and community.
- Responsibilities: Writes a variety of communications pieces, including Web site copy, best practices and writing standards, and Web style documents with emphasis on clarity and conciseness. Edits and approves content submitted by University departments. Writes assigned and self-initiated content for the Web. Organizes Web content. Maintains University marketing standards as well as editorial writing standards and quality for Web site text. Designs and develops Web pages for schools, departments and offices. Develops system and best practices for maintaining Web Content. Exhibits strong attention for detail with ability to handle multiple priorities in fast-paced environment.