The Web Marketing Specialist works as liaison and first point of contact between the University Communications and Marketing web team, university web editors, and vendor partners. The successful candidate will contribute to the communications and implementation of web requests for Miami University, Ohio.
—Collaborate with University Communications and Marketing (UCM) teams and other
—Assist with online marketing efforts and successfully produce external-facing websites, ensuring adherence to brand standards and best practices.
—Create web pages, training, troubleshooting, and general problem-solving to meet marketing and communication objectives.
—The successful candidate will develop web and online projects focusing on information organization, search engine optimization, and accessibility.
—Experience developing information architecture
—Strong written communication skills
—Ability to resize and optimize images for web use
—Ability to communicate clearly and collaborate effectively with a broad range of campus constituencies and work as part of a cross-functional team
—Ability to manage multiple projects for on-time delivery
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
—Working knowledge of HTML and CSS
—Knowledge of 508 Accessibility standards/Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version 2.1, level AA
—Knowledge of Google tools such as Analytics, Tag Manager, Search Console, Custom Search, and more
—Knowledge of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and implementing content optimizations to improve organic search
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Benefits Eligible: Yes
—Bachelor's degree in Communications, Marketing, Interactive Media, or other related fields and at least one (1) year of internship or professional experience in the creation and maintenance of websites; OR
—Associate's degree in Communications, Marketing, Interactive Media, or other related fields and at least three (3) years of internship or professional experience; OR
—At least five (5) years of related professional experience.
Position not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
—Experience building or maintaining websites using content management systems, such as Cascade Server, Drupal, or WordPress
—Experience providing customer support and/or training
—Strong attention to detail, good customer service skills, and the ability to organize and prioritize multiple requests/projects are essential skills for this position.
“Miami University, a student-centered public university founded in 1809, has built its success through an unwavering commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education, with complementary quality graduate programs, and the active engagement of its students in both curricular and co-curricular life. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. Faculty and staff are highly valued for their contributions toward the Miami experience. Employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and stable work environment as they work to support the university’s educational mission. Miami’s main campus is located in Oxford, Ohio, 35 miles northwest of Cincinnati, with regional campuses located in Hamilton and Middletown, Ohio, and a center in Luxembourg. Known as one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation, Miami, the nation's tenth oldest public university, is recognized for its striking red brick Georgian-style architecture and tree-shaded lawns. Take a Virtual Tour from our website.”