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Job Category:
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Editor III
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Harvard University | Cambridge, MA
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Job Description

Basic Qualifications

* At least five years of professional experience in digital content management and production, content strategy, writing for the web, story editing, journalism, communications or related field.
* Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, political science, or related field.

Additional Information

How to apply:To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and a piece of your professional writing you're excited to share. Some questions to consider in your cover letter:

* What are some examples of content marketing Harvard Library should learn from?
* What are effective ways to teach content strategy to subject matter experts?
* What new story forms would you recommend for Harvard Library?

Additional InformationThis position is part of Harvard Public Affairs and Communications on the Harvard Library Communications team. As a client-focused group, Communications supports Harvard Library with a director, a writer, and internal communications specialist. You'll manage our social media producer/intern and graphic design intern, as well as video producer through July 2020. This position will collaborate with the Harvard Library Web Team, made up of a Drupal developer, front-end developer, designer, product owner, and user experience expert. The team just finished redesigning the Harvard Library website, released summer 2018.

A global leader, Harvard Library is an unparalleled resource for learning and research and a cultural heritage institution. Engaging users through curated discovery, one-of-a-kind digital collections, innovative physical space, and specialized research support, we deliver exceptional experiences for the Harvard community and provide access to the largest university library collection in the world.

Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:

Time Off: 3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.

Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.

Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.

Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.

Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.

Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation and complimentary health services. Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston.

You're a critical part of the vice president's communication strategy work, including using a content strategy lens to plan and promote organizational initiatives.

About Harvard University

 Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with about 6,700 undergraduate students and about 15,250 post graduate students.