Assistant Director of Editorial Content

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Work type: Staff (Full-Time)
Location: Winter Park, FL
Categories: Marketing & Communications
Division: President

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Position Summary:

The Assistant Director of Editorial Content reports to the director of editorial content and is a key member of Rollins College’s Office of Marketing. This position assists with the development and execution of editorial content strategy, publication management, and content development.

Some highlights and responsibilities associated with this position include:

  • Work closely with the Director of Editorial Content to develop and execute an editorial content strategy that engages key audiences and advances the college’s mission and goals.
  • Serve as assistant editor on all admission and advancement publications, including Rollins magazine.
  • Day-to-day management of the College’s news website and newsletter.
  • Assist with the management of editorial content projects, including but not limited to print publications, websites, email marketing, and content marketing.
  • Develop written content across all communication channels.
  • Assist with the development and management of college messaging and editorial standards.
  • Help manage the efforts of freelance writers, copy editors, photographers, and videographers.
  • Provide editorial support to campus partners where applicable.

The Rollins Experience
You will feel it the moment you first set foot on campus - an energy, a purpose, a passion for learning and discovery. Then, you will discover why so many vibrant, engaging people have made Rollins College their employer of choice. Learning and growth are not reserved for students, it's for everyone who embraces the Rollins experience. Your role, whatever it may be, enriches our organization and makes us who we are - one of America's Best Colleges." Also at Rollins, we value and embrace multiculturalism, diversity, and inclusion in our pursuit of academic excellence, global citizenship, and responsible leadership. Be a part of the Rollins experience and find a place where you belong.

Located on a beautiful lakefront setting in picturesque Winter Park, Florida, we offer the opportunity to work at a progressive, top-ranked college while enjoying everything our central Florida location has to offer including Florida’s natural scenic beauty; a sunny, tropical climate and easy access to Gulf and Atlantic coast beaches; varied educational, cultural, artistic, recreational and athletic opportunities; and close proximity to one of the nation’s most dynamic urban centers, Orlando.

Our Benefits
Rollins offers a competitive salary plus a generous benefits package featuring:

  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • FREE Full Tuition after one year for employees, spouses, domestic partners and dependents
  • Tuition assistance for other educational institutions
  • Professional Learning and Career Development Opportunities
  • Health Reimbursement Account funded by employer contribution
  • Up to 11.5% employer retirement contribution
  • Same and opposite-sex domestic partner benefits
  • FREE access to campus amenities (ex. gym, library)

Choose Orlando: Live, Work, Play
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Education and Experience Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in journalism, English, communications, or related field required.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience writing and editing for print or online publication with a portfolio of relevant work required.
  • The ideal candidate will possess broad writing skills and experience, including news writing, feature writing, and copywriting.
  • Previous experience assisting with the development and execution of editorial content plans.
  • Previous experience managing the production of print and online publications.
  • Previous experience coordinating freelance writers, copy editors, and photographers.
  • Previous experience with content management systems, email marketing, social media platforms, and content marketing tools.
  • Previous experience planning and executing photo and video shoots.
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign).
  • Thorough knowledge of AP style.
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and accurate.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Writing samples/portfolio/website

Screening of applications will begin immediately until position is closed.

Our Values:


Rollins seeks to foster and to model a campus environment that is welcoming, safe, and inclusive to all of our administrators, faculty, staff, and students. We view differences (e.g. nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, learning styles, perspectives, etc.) not as obstacles to be overcome but as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities. 

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