CISabroad Copy Writing and Content Creation Specialist

Posted on July 23rd, 2013

DESCRIPTION
CISabroad has begun the planning and preparation phase of a content creation campaign to add articles to strategic pages on our website. We have identified topics that are both engaging to visitors and that also focus on study abroad and related keywords for which we want web users to find our site. This position is responsible for reviewing our proposed list of topics, the pages we’re planning on hosting the content on, and writing original articles as well as editing and preparing copy written by another team.

This position primarily creates fresh and engaging copy and edits existing copy at www.cisabroad.com. All content is written to appeal to the target demographics of visitor groups (students, parents, faculty and advisors), as well as to appeal to search engines to enhance search engine optimization (SEO) results. Additional content creation may include copy for blog, social networks, email marketing campaigns, and advertising sites.

TERMS
$9 per hour. Seasonal (fall, with possible extension), with an average hourly commitment of 20 hours per week. Located at CISabroad satellite office in Old Town, Fort Collins. Casual work environment.
Reports to:
Keith Born, CISabroad Marketing Manager

Responsibilities may include:

  • (Primary) Writing, editing and coordinating country- and study abroad-based articles for targeted pages with intention to enhance the visitor experience and increase site traffic
  • Copy writing and editing to enhance engagement and SEO of web copy across CISabroad site
  • Blog articles and/or press release creation
  • Copy writing for advertising sites
  • Email marketing campaigns: reviewing, editing and writing copy and/or creative elements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years professional experience (full- or part-time)
  • Minimum Junior standing at 4-year college/university
  • Tech savvy
  • Significant copy writing experience

 

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience with writing copy for study abroad focused materials or personal travel blog
    • Possess laptop (PC or Mac)

TO APPLY
To apply, please email the following to Keith Born, kborn@cisabroad.com, with subject “Application for CISabroad Copy Writing Specialist”:
1. Cover letter
2. Resume
3. Sample of writing material (can be a link to a webpage or full content, ideally study abroad or travel related)