Social Media and Publishing

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Social Media Positions - CPCC

Social Media Content Author. The “Social Media Content Author” position requires a creative and energetic candidate to assist in developing ongoing content for the College’s branded digital channels and social media. The “Social Media Content Author” will collaborate with Central Piedmont Community College’s Community Relations and Marketing Services (CRMS) area to produce fresh, timely and innovative content for online distribution and social media communities. Primary output is in the form of copy, articles, video, photography and in some cases, polls and contests.

The successful candidate will develop an understanding of editorial development and gain a deep knowledge of digital communication channels. The candidate must be a collaborative team player with strong writing skills and a passion for developing content that is relevant to students and the college community. This position requires a creative mind, the ability to be flexible as needs change and willingness to do hands-on work. This opportunity may be most beneficial for a student considering a future career in mass communications, journalism, or electronic media.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:Coordinating with CRMS staff on important news and special interest stories

  • Generating story ideas and content for multi-channel marketing
  • Making content recommendations on the basis of student interests
  • Writing and assisting in editing of content features
  • Capturing and editing multi-media A/V content including interviews and events
  • Contributing to online conversations through CPCC social media channels
  • Representing CRMS during Student Government meetings
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Persons serving in this role will report to the Director of Communications for Central Piedmont Community College in the Community Relations and Marketing Services (CRMS) area. This is being presented as an unpaid volunteer or cooperative learning opportunity.

Social Media Community Manager. The “Social Media Community Manager” position requires a creative and energetic candidate to assist in building and monitoring the College’s branded digital channels and social media. The candidate will collaborate with Central Piedmont Community College’s Community Relations and Marketing Services (CRMS) area to engage online users and build virtual communities. Primary output is in the form of social media response, distributed communications, measured marketing initiatives and measured engagement .

The successful candidate will develop an understanding of online community development and gain a deep knowledge of organizational application of social media and electronic communications. This opportunity may be most beneficial for a student considering a future career in business, marketing, customer service, mass communications, information technology, or web design.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

  • Research social media trends and best practices
  • Assist with social media training for students and employees
  • Assist in monitoring college social media channels
  • Assist in monitoring college’s online brand and reputation
  • Publish and promote content features online
  • Contribute to online conversations through CPCC social media channels
  • Support CPCC online community and engage users
  • Monitor effectiveness of online marketing and communications campaigns
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Persons serving in this role will report to the Director of Communications for Central Piedmont Community College in the Community Relations and Marketing Services (CRMS) area. This is being presented as an unpaid volunteer or cooperative learning opportunity.

New Media Developer. The “Digital Media Developer” position requires a creative and energetic candidate to assist in developing engaging new media content for the College’s branded digital channels and social media. The candidate will collaborate with Central Piedmont Community College’s Community Relations and Marketing Services (CRMS) area to produce innovative and entertaining media content for online distribution to social media communities. Primary output is in the form of video, photography, interactive media, animation and mixed media projects.

The successful candidate will develop an understanding of media production, publishing and promotion and gain a deep knowledge of building community engagement through new media.  This opportunity may be most beneficial for a student considering a future career in multimedia, new media, design, photography, or video production.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating with CRMS staff on target audiences and stakeholders
  • Generating innovative ideas and interactive content for multi-channel marketing
  • Making content recommendations on the basis of student interests
  • Coordinating with CRMS supervisor and staff of production processes
  • Project storyboarding and mock-up
  • Developing engaging content, including but not limited to, video, photography, interactive media, animation and mixed media
  • Contributing to online conversations through CPCC social media channels
  • Representing CRMS during Student Government meetings
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Persons serving in this role will report to the Director of Communications for Central Piedmont Community College in the Community Relations and Marketing Services (CRMS) area. This is being presented as an unpaid volunteer or cooperative learning opportunity.

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Develop Database of Research Articles

The Center for Plain Language in Washington, D.C. is seeking an intern to create a database for research articles on plain language. This database could be anything from an Excel Spreadsheet or an existing application that would allow the intern to gather articles on plain language and make them available online. Great internship for technical writing minor. See www.centerforplainlanguage.org to see the website that will house the database.

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Social Networking & Media Assistant 

Local author is seeking a college intern for the position of Social Networking and Media Assistant. This position is great for someone who is very up-to-date with current social networking, blogging and internet trends. The ideal candidate will cultivate new creative ideas in the social media world for launching of new book initiatives. The Social Networking & Media Assistant will be detailed oriented, 

and a hands on marketing enthusiast responsible for the success of multiple blogs and Social Media campaigns. 

Skills Required: 

  • Excellent communications skills: both written and verbal 
  • Excellent typing and presentation skills 
  • Proficient working in Microsoft Office Suite  (PowerPoint, Word, Excel) 
  • Strong familiarity with major social media platforms and outlets 
  • Professional demeanor with excellent customer service skills 
  • Proven ability to learn new tasks quickly and perform multiple tasks simultaneously 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:  

  • Ability to process, record and respond to  blog correspondences 
  • Manage & Update Social Networking Portals (Twitter, LinkedIn,Youtube, Facebook, etc.) 
  • Set up kiosks/presentation tables for local book signings  
  • Assist author with the coordination and facilitation of book signings 
  • Research trends in social media 
  • Ability to work 8-10 hours per week 
  • Develop strategies to increase traffic to blogs  
  • Serve as the liaison between social media respondents and author 
  • Provide updates and reviews  to Author & Marketing Director to educate and inform them 
  • about social media activities, policies, competition, and achievements