Bard College at Simon’s Rock seeks a creative, efficient, and versatile writer and digital content producer to join the Marketing and Communications team.
The writer and digital content producer reports to the director of marketing and communications and plays a key role on the team, which is collectively responsible for creating a variety of external communications including student, faculty, and alumni profiles; advertising and marketing materials; website and social media content; program descriptions; publicity; and magazine feature articles to promote academic programs, campus life, and fundraising. The writer should be adept at writing news stories and human interest features as well as compelling copy for advertisements, brochures, and social media with the ability to publish content across a variety of digital platforms The Marketing and Communications department is a collaborative environment and this position will contribute to projects across a variety of media.
As a team member, you’ll be contributing to a unique learning environment where students start college early. The mission of Bard Academy and Bard College at Simon's Rock is to inspire the curiosity and creativity of motivated younger scholars with a challenging, empowering, and inclusive education in the liberal arts and sciences. Our commitment to cultivating and maintaining a welcoming environment of equity and inclusion extends beyond the classroom to every member of the campus community.
Located in Great Barrington, MA, Bard College at Simon’s Rock is the country’s only residential college of the liberal arts and sciences specifically designed to provide highly motivated students with the opportunity to begin college after the 10th or 11th grade. At Simon’s Rock, students may choose to transfer after two years with an AA degree that is highly respected by some of the most prestigious colleges and universities, or stay for four years to complete a BA in a remarkably individualized program.
Bard Academy at Simon’s Rock is the nation’s only two-year high school that provides guaranteed admission to early college after 10th grade to one of the most respected academic institutions in the United States, Bard College at Simon’s Rock. We haven’t condensed high school; instead, we’ve created a program that takes a collegiate approach to learning. Unlike many high schools, at Bard Academy, asking questions is not a distraction, but a welcome starting point for intellectual discovery in a truly academic, inclusive, and supportive community.
This is a full-time position with benefits. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Simon’s Rock is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage applications from candidates of all races, nationalities, sexual orientations, gender identities, and socioeconomic levels. Please send a cover letter, résumé, writing samples/case studies, and contact information for at least three references to firstname.lastname@example.org (please include “Writer” in the subject line). No phone calls, please. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.