Content Manager

Content Manager

Posted: July 5, 2023
Position Code: 1080

Position Overview

The Content Manager is responsible for creating engaging and dynamic content. This position will support the Office of Development and Alumni Relations with respect to alumni engagement, development, and stewardship. Content may include web or digital information, print, web pages, social media posts, multimedia, and email.

Responsibilities include:

  • Create and design content for the Office of Development and Alumni Relations including newsletters, invitations, appeals, donor proposals, postcards, and presentations.
  • Maintain and create content for social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and other channels as technology and trends change over time.
  • Collaborate with Alumni Relations, Annual Giving, Development and Stewardship teams on the planning and development of all web, digital and print content.
  • Manage and improve department website ensuring web content is up to date, accurate, and engaging.
  • Ensure that all College brand and style guidelines are followed. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or related field
  • Ability to work on multiple concurrent projects and ensure deliverables are achieved on time while maintaining the highest standards of quality and creativity.
  • Excellent analytical, verbal, and written communication skills along with a high level of diplomacy, discretion and problem-solving ability.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends as needed.
  • General knowledge of branding as it relates to graphic design.
  • Demonstrated experience with Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft, and Canva.
  • Experience designing for social media and web environments 

Application Materials Should Include:

  • Cover letter stating motivation and interest in the position, citing experience relevant to the qualifications and including experience with, and commitment to our Catholic Augustinian mission, our values, and our desire to be a more diverse, equitable and inclusive institution of higher learning.
  • Resume

This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check.


Vaccinations and Remote Work 

This is an on-campus position as employees are essential in order to provide a fully on-campus, residential college experience for our students and the community.

The COVID-19 vaccine and booster for which an individual may be eligible are highly recommended for students, faculty and staff. Merrimack College does not require proof of COVID vaccination for enrollment, employment or to be a guest on our campus.


Statement on Our Mission

Merrimack College is a Catholic Augustinian institution of higher education committed to building a culturally and racially diverse community. Our mission is to enlighten minds, engage hearts and empower lives and is inspired by our Catholic faith and the Augustinian tradition of seeking truth through inquiry and dialogue.

Merrimack College seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to Merrimack’s Catholic and Augustinian mission and values and advance our work in the area of diversity, equity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. All candidates should describe in their application previous experience related to equity, diversity, and inclusion, as well as how they will engage in fostering a culture that supports our Catholic and Augustinian mission and our values of diversity, equity and inclusion.

About Merrimack College

The only Catholic, Augustinian institution of higher education in New England, Merrimack College is a private, independent, coeducational institution with more than 4,000 undergraduate and some 1,400 graduate students from 32 states and 37 countries. The College features more than 100 career-focused undergraduate, professional and graduate programs, all taught by exceptional faculty who are passionate about their subject and student success. The College comprises five schools: liberal arts, science and engineering, nursing and health sciences, the Winston school of education and social policy, and the Girard school of business. The College’s suburban 240-acre campus is approximately 25 miles north of Boston in the towns of North Andover and Andover, Massachusetts. Merrimack is a Master’s Colleges and Universities/Larger Programs (M1) institution in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Merrimack is one of the fastest growing educational institutions in the country and has steadily climbed up in the U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of Best Colleges, coming in 34th out of 175 schools ranked in the Regional Universities North category in 2022. Merrimack also ranked 3rd in the Most Innovative Schools category. Merrimack is a NCAA Division I athletic institution.


Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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