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New Job Advisor, Webmaster And Digital Content In Quebec

Advisor, Webmaster and Digital Content
Advisor, Webmaster and Digital Content

Advisor, Webmaster and Digital Content

Company : Concordia University
Salary : $76,469–$91,341 a year
Location : Quebec

Full Description

Position Number: 50010968
Department: Web Communications
Grade: GR12
Campus: Sir George Williams (Downtown)

Salary: $76,468.50 - $91,341.36 per annum
Union/Association/HR Policy: CUPEU

Posting deadline: September 23, 2022

Recognized as Canada’s top university under the age of 50, and one of Montreal’s top Employers, Concordia University is the place to be if you are looking to grow, contribute and innovate in a dynamic and multicultural environment.
Be part of a community that addresses society’s big challenges, supports your personal and professional growth, and makes a real impact in building a more sustainable world.
As a member of our community, you will have access to comprehensive benefits, a defined pension plan and numerous on site well-being facilities such as a state of the art gym and health clinic as well as a variety of educational and cultural opportunities.

Reporting to the Manager, Web Communications, the incumbent curate the university’s websites and pages and ensure that the university’s visual identity and strategic priorities are reflected across the digital landscape. They develop, sustain and enhance the university’s digital communication channels.

  • Curate selected sections of the various websites; ensure that content is written, delivered and updated according to schedule, tone and required information.
  • Create project plans (IA proposals, readiness assessments, impact analysis, implementation plans) for small to medium sized website projects.
  • Format digital content and determine where it should appear on the university’s public and private sites, as well as mobile sites and within mass email blasts or newsletters.
  • Collaborate with communications advisors, content marketing specialists, graphic designers, translators and subject matter experts from academic and administrative units to create and update content.
  • Collaborate on developing training strategy and training materials.
  • Train and support content authors from academic and administrative units on how to use the WCMS.
  • Mentor co-op students and stagières, where applicable.
  • Improve website and author experience by troubleshooting and documenting bugs.
  • Create and distribute email blasts and newsletters, whilst advising clients on appropriate tone and style.
  • Work with the web communications team to continuously improve existing processes, as well as helping to create the strategies for new ones.
  • Perform housekeeping duties i.e. deactivation and archiving of elements, organizing DAM, resizing images, etc.
  • Assist in developing and implementing search-engine optimization strategies.
  • Assist in creating content guidelines to improve and maintain the university’s entire digital presence.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a field relevant to the primary responsibilities and two to four years of experience in marketing, communications, public relations, writing, or other related area.
  • Writing/editing (especially knowledge of CP Style) desirable.
  • Knowledge of Photoshop or photo formatting and knowledge of Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) are assets.
  • Very good knowledge (Level 5) of spoken and written English in order to review and modify content and help the university community refine and improve their entire digital presence; basic knowledge (Level 3) of French, spoken and written.
  • Good design sense and skills.
  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS.
  • Understanding of UX, user journeys, and their importance in the web content creation process.
  • Experience with web content management systems.
  • Demonstrated ability in writing copy for websites, and email newsletters/campaigns.
Due to the volume of applications, only selected candidates will be contacted by our Talent Team.

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

Territorial Acknowledgement
Concordia University is located on unceded Indigenous lands. The Kanien’kehá:ka Nation is recognized as the custodians of the lands and waters on which we gather today. Tiohtiá:ke/Montreal is historically known as a gathering place for many First Nations. Today, it is home to a diverse population of Indigenous and other peoples. We respect the continued connections with the past, present and future in our ongoing relationships with Indigenous and other peoples within the Montreal community.

Employment Equity
Concordia University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, members of sexual minorities, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification; candidates are invited to self-identify in their applications. As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a diversity survey. This information is voluntary and any information collected for this purpose is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources employees. Results will be aggregated and used to help Concordia achieve its goal to see all members of our community not only reflected, but welcomed, included and supported in their efforts to contribute to all areas of university life.

Concordia desires to increase diversity among its community members and we strive to make our recruitment processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants. If you are contacted for an interview and anticipate needing accommodations during the process, please contact, in confidence, [email protected]

Immigration Status
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and Permanent Residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens.