Job Description

Grand Canyon Education (GCE) is an educational service company that provides an array of support services in the post-secondary education sector. Formerly part of Grand Canyon University (GCU), GCE still supports and works closely with GCU. GCE designs and develops educational programs for GCU and other traditional campus institutions, as well as online partner institutions at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels.

Grand Canyon Education is seeking a Digital Content Specialist. This position is responsible for collaborating with the Digital Content team to write and edit content for all university partner websites. Also responsible for posting, updating and occasionally cleaning up outdated content. Selected candidate will keep information displayed on the sites fresh, informative and appealing. The "content strategy" is to create, write and manage content so as to achieve business goals and be a voice for GCE clients. This role is fully remote.

Please provide examples of your Digital Content & SEO work. A link to your portfolio is required for consideration.

What You Will Do:

  • Assists with executing content marketing initiatives to drive website traffic and leads.

  • Responsible for maintaining/enhancing university partner blogs, including content creation.

  • May participate in client-facing meetings as needed to ensure effective understanding of the agreed upon content strategy ensuring that the strategy is doable.

  • Reviews and edits copy for all university partner websites, taking into account both SEO and digital content best practices, voice, style and layout and maintaining website copy documents to ensure all content is tracked and up-to-date.

  • Responsible for all university partner web content, including writing, editing, optimizing and organizing new and existing content.

  • Maintains effective business relationships with university client(s), internal marketing partners, and other stakeholders.

  • Collaborates with Digital Content Marketing team to ensure all pages are optimized.

  • Ensures defined brand strategy is applied in all published content.

  • Stays abreast of current concepts, techniques and technology to offer contemporary solutions.

What You Will Have:

  • Bachelor degree in marketing, writing, English, public relations, communications or related fields

  • Minimum of two years’ experience developing web content.

  • Demonstrated experience writing, editing and optimizing blogs, using best SEO practices, AP writing style and client input, while still carrying out initiatives from leadership.

  • Excellent planning, organizational and successful project management skills in order to translate, define, coordinate and manage project requirements based on stakeholders’ input.

  • Knowledge of marketing analytics, ROI metrics and earned value assessment.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to develop relationships at all organizational levels.

  • Excellent oral and written communications, a good command of the English language and ability to provide clear communications among all stakeholders.

  • Must be able to interact comfortably with high-level staff and executives.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment; cope with changing priorities and complete projects with competing deadlines.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite, (Word, Outlook, Project, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher), project management software, CMS. SEO platforms

  • Ability to think quickly and respond professionally and articulately in strategy and information meetings.

  • High proficiency in attention to detail.

  • An ability to work independently on a project or collaboratively as a team player and able to integrate with a diverse team with varying opinions and ideas.

  • Willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends as required.

  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

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Application Instructions

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