Content Producer

8605 Explorer Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80920, USA Req #977
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Focus on the Family has nearly 600 employees who work to achieve the mission of enriching the lives of families, engaging the culture, advocating for life and spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The work is meaningful, the culture is rewarding, and the purpose is eternal.

The Content Producer position exists to create, develop, and execute web content, social media, and special projects for Focus on the Family. This position exists to assist the Manager and team with key written and video communications across a wide array of media channels for Focus on the Family.

 

 

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

 

 

Conceives, researches, writes, optimizes, and posts articles, social media posts and other pieces for traditional and new media

 

Content planning:

  • Researches and stays abreast of current trends in the family
  • Interviews internal and external experts on family issues
  • Researches keywords, trending topics and competition for search engine optimization (SEO)
  • Researches authors and acquires content

 

Publishing:

  • Writes short copy frequently and longer articles routinely
  • Edits and proofreads copy written by outside authors and other team members
  • Records and edits brief videos for online use
  • Posts articles to FocusOnTheFamily.com
  • Finds or creates items to supplement written and video content:
    • Images
    • Infographics
    • Quotes
    • Links
    • Discussion, poll, and survey questions
  • Assists with maintenance of landing pages

 

Promoting content:

  • Creates and posts social media posts
  • Writes emails and e-newsletters
  • Optimizes articles for search engine visibility
  • Wins backlinks
  • Develops calls-to-action

 

 

Other Duties/Responsibilities:

 

 

Participates in team meetings to identify relevant and timely communications topics

 

Researches and writes other communication pieces on behalf of the Family team

 

Documents research

 

Maintains files to document information and quotes used in new content

 

Fact checks content

 

Analyzes successes and failures of content, evaluating trends

 

Seeks training to build new skills

 

Performs other duties, including but not limited to duties as assigned, some of which may include the development and creation of a variety of copyrightable works (e.g., printed pieces, photography, video, music, etc.) for distribution in all media and formats (such as television, radio, internet, DVD and digital) on a world-wide basis, all of which will be for the benefit of Focus on the Family

 

 

Working Environment/Physical Requirements:

 

 

Office environment

May be required to travel 10-15% of the year

 

 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

 

Character/Spiritual:

 

 

Exemplifies Ephesians 5:1-2, “Therefore be imitators of God as dear children and walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us...”


Pursues the Great Commission given by Jesus Christ in Matthew 28:19-20, “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.”


Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ; maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of Focus; adheres to the 
Standard of Moral Conduct and Statement of Faith; upholds Focus on the Family's ministry in prayer


Prays personally for Focus on the Family’s staff and constituents and may occasionally lead in a public prayer


Engages in Christian ministry


Demonstrates behaviors aligned with 
FOF core values

 

 

Personal Characteristics:

 

 

Lives with integrity derived from Biblical values and demonstrates standards of conduct that meet or exceed company and/or legal requirements

 

Ability to handle stress associated with changing priorities and multiple tasks

 

Results oriented, self-motivated, and committed

 

Able to receive feedback well

 

Detail oriented and systematic

 

Diplomatic; articulate; decisive; approachable; flexible; concern for long-term effectiveness

 

Positive and encouraging attitude with ability to motivate/encourage peers

 

Team player; trustworthy; reliable

 

Coachable, able to redirect work priorities and assignments as requested

 

Creative thinker, effective problem-solver

 

 

Knowledge/Experience:

 

 

Bachelor’s degree in Communications, English, or Journalism (or related field)

 

General content management system (CMS) experience required; knowledgeable in website content best practices and content management frameworks; WordPress and SiteCore proficiency preferred

 

3-5 years of writing and editing experience to include content management, project management of content editing or similar functions

 

Working knowledge of Focus on the Family’s mission, values, and objectives

Computer proficiency in a variety of Microsoft Office Tools (required: Word, Excel, Adobe, and PowerPoint)

 

Experience with an image management system (Canva, etc.) or equivalent preferred

Familiar with AP style

 

Familiar with multiple social media platforms

 

Basic HTML knowledge beneficial

 

 

Skills, Abilities, and Special Talents/Gifts:

 

 

Strong writing and editing skills

 

Strong strategic, conceptual, and creative thinking

 

Strong attention to detail

 

Excellent organizational and administrative skills

 

Ability to adjust quickly to meet a goal and/or changing circumstances (changed work schedules, strategic direction, etc.)

 

Ability to manage multiple content projects simultaneously

 

Exceptional analytical ability with logical thought processes

 

Can work well under time pressure, ability to manage numerous and sometimes conflicting objectives, projects, and/or activities at the same time

 

Strong planning and time management skills

 

Ability to assemble clear, concise, and accurate project documentation

 

Ability to resolve conflicts, disagreements, and misunderstandings

 

Maintain a cool and calm demeanor under pressure

 

A personal, well-mannered, humble, and engaging temperament is critical

 

Gifted in crafting engaging stories

 

Must be a team player and collaborative personality

 

Must work well with, and take direction from, a wide range of individuals

 

Basic video production skills

 

PhotoShop skills beneficial


Salary Range: $49,440 to $58,401/yr.

 

Focus on the Family puts a high value on our team members and offers a unique benefit package.

 

Employees scheduled for 30 hours or more per week are eligible for:

  • Medical Plan
  • Dental Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts


Employees scheduled for 20 hours or more per week are eligible for:  

  • Legal Shield/ID Shield
  • AFLAC
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vacation Time
  • Sick Time
  • Holidays
  • Service Awards


Note: This is a summary and should not be construed as future promises to continue to provide benefits as outlined above. For complete and definitive language, refer to the governing plan documents.

 

*Temporary employees are not eligible for benefits.

Helping Families Thrive! Focus on the Family is a 501c3 Christian Non-Profit Ministry.

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  • 8605 Explorer Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80920, USA