San Jose, California

Assistant Director of Editorial Content and News

Working under the general direction of the Senior Director of Media Relations, the Assistant Director of Editorial Content and News develops and implements a news content strategy supporting enterprise-level strategic goals. The incumbent assists in leading planning and content meetings, creates and edits content for multiple digital platforms, oversees and updates the SJSU style guide, conveys strategic insights informing the design and production of news projects, and collaborates with the marketing team on content for campus-wide e-newsletters, ensuring timely completion and adherence to strategic goals. The Assistant Director of Editorial Content and News will create a broad range of content in support of the university’s academic endeavor, including news stories, features and profiles, with an emphasis on the Lucas College and Graduate School of Business, College of Health and Human Sciences, and the College of Graduate Studies. This news content will be used to engage key university stakeholders, including alumni, donors, legislators, faculty, staff, students and others. The incumbent is a key member of the unit’s leadership structure, managing staff writers, and working collaboratively with the Strategic Communications and Marketing team. As directed by the Senior Director of Media Relations, the incumbent may support a range of enterprise-level strategic communication and marketing priorities.

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