IT Writer and Communications Specialist

Boston, Massachusetts

Job Type: Contract | Recruiter: Holly Bajar | Phone: 617.337.4251

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Job Title: IT Writer and Communications Specialist

Location: Boston, MA

Duration: Contract through the end of 2021

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Our client's IT Services department is looking for an IT Writer and Communications Specialist, who will help support the University's digital transformation. IT Services is aligning itself and its strategic goals to play a pivotal role in helping the university move beyond the pandemic and realize its vision as a global, digital university. A cloud-first approach is a driving force that will empower members of the university community to exchange knowledge, communicate, and collaborate across boundaries and networks, at the University's locations and around the globe.

The IT Writer and Communications Specialist will support the IT Services Communications team in engaging with university stakeholders about the value of IT services and solutions.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of planning and executing both strategic and tactical marketing and communications effectively and in a fast-paced and sometimes uncertain environment. The candidate can create and collaborate on strong, strategic copy and assets that are compelling and on brand, and will have demonstrated excellent critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.

 

Responsibilities may include:

  • Designing and implementing goal-driven, user-focused communication plans that leverage digital, modern communications methods where necessary to deliver engaging content.
  • Writing and editing relevant and compelling copy for web, email, digital, print, user interfaces, and other mediums, ensuring the content is informational, educational, or, where appropriate, driving audience to take action.
  • Driving engagement with key stakeholders through campaigns, newsletters, events, training, and other marketing and communications efforts.
  • Striving for continuous quality improvement and counseling unit leaders when new opportunities to enhance processes or project communications arise.
  • Helping plan and coordinate event logistics to deliver delightful and first-class customer experiences.
  • Contributing to unit and project team creative and strategic direction and implementation.
  • Collaborating with project teams, IT colleagues, vendors, campus-wide partners, and other stakeholders.
  • Performing administrative tasks as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years of experience in the marketing or communications fields, preferably in a higher education or technology environment
  • Exceptional written communication skills
  • Able to pick up technical concepts quickly
  • Strong internal and external customer facing communication skills
  • Responsible self-starter with a sense of urgency, balanced by attention to detail
  • Comfortable with change, organizational and process evolution within a fast-paced environment.
  • Familiarity with WordPress or similar web content management system
  • Excellent critical-thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications; Word, SharePoint, Excel, Teams, and Outlook – including use of collaborative tools within each, such as tracked-changes, document sharing, and formatting.
  • Familiarity with and willingness to leverage and support collaborative and agile project tracking processes.

 

Requirements:

  • 40 hours/week, primarily 9-5 p.m. EST.
    • Occasionally, additional work may include some hours outside of normal business hours as necessary to support ITS services and activities may be requested.
  • Daily, and prompt, attendance and contribution to scheduled standup and project meetings as well as completion of associated tasks.
  • Please provide 2-3 professional writing samples

 

Make this your next career move as one of our many long-term contractors or employees!

Work as our full-time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, STD, LTD, PTO, etc.)  - OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.

ABOUT DIGITAL PROSPECTORS:

Founded in 1999, Digital Prospectors is an award-winning recruiting and consulting firm that specializes in placing contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire engineers into rewarding opportunities with our impressive and ever-growing client base. We believe that all people should love their jobs.

Come see why Digital Prospectors has been voted “Best Staffing Firm to Temp For” by Staffing Industry Analysts, "Best of Staffing" for candidate satisfaction by Inavero / CareerBuilder.com, "Top Temporary Placement Firm" by Boston Business Journal, "Best Company To Work For" by Business NH magazine, "Excellence in IT and Engineering Staffing” by TechServe Alliance, "Top IT Services Company" by Inc. Magazine, "Most Reliable Staffing Agency" in Forbes Magazine and "Top Ranked Staffing Firm" by Staffing Industry Analysts.

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