Creative Content Specialist

Creative Content Specialist, Riverhead, NY

Position Summary:

The Creative Content Specialist is a member of the administrative support team under the Marketing Group and is accountable for providing consistent, creative, quality content, publications, and related PR/marketing materials for the Association's programs and the Association's development and fundraising efforts. The Creative Content Specialist will possess a proven editorial track record in producing high-quality, compelling, and engaging content for our audience, contributing to CCE Suffolk's overall success.Work collaboratively with all program areas to make our services stand out.

The purpose of the Creative Content Specialist position is to construct and execute an overall content marketing strategy, including writing and editing compelling content for marketing efforts, such as social media management, content for annual report, appeal, website copy, email content, ad copy, and blog posts.Ensuring consistent, accurate, and compelling brand tone across all member communications and content by managing a content calendar and review process as a vital member of the Marketing Working Group.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate degree or Equivalent Education. GED/High School Diploma plus 1-year transferrable program/functional experience may substitute for the educational component.
  • Four years of experience in a content-related role.
  • Proven ability to research and write on technical topics independently.
  • Keyword research.
  • Ability to work independently, organize workload, handle administrative detail, work under pressure, and establish priorities according to Association requirements.
  • Ability to maintain a positive and professional attitude and appearance.Maintain a positive public image of CCE when dealing with the media, public, clients, staff, volunteers, and committee members.
  • Managing and liaising with content, identifying higher impact content strategies.
  • Ability to use content to facilitate acquisition or conversion through digital channels, especially from search engines (SEO/SEM), social media, keyword research, or email marketing.
  • According to SEO best practices, copyediting includes blogs, category and product pages, resource pages, FAQs, and landing pages.
  • Content and email marketing analytics experience.
  • Superior writing and editing skills with a proven track record of published compelling online content for financial institutions
  • Strong knowledge of writing best practices for various marketing channels, including advertising, direct mail, email, sales materials, digital, events, and social
  • Familiarity with the latest types of content trends and technologies, as well as a solid creative understanding
  • Ability to consistently prioritize workflow based on business impact
  • Ability to maintain energy, focus, and persistence despite challenges, disruptions, and redirections
  • Ability to lead and work on multiple projects, meet deadlines, and work well under pressure
  • Ability to think creatively and innovatively
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency in Creative Publishing Software (Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere), Google Suite, Word/Excel/PowerPoint, and similar software
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of social platforms, social trends, and best ways to communicate content
  • Ability and willingness to work with diverse audiences and maintain cultural sensitivity.
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, as appropriate.
  • Ability to transport supplies and equipment with or without accommodation.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and to read and write in English.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to communicate clearly (speak, read, and write proficiently) in Spanish.
  • Demonstrated marketing and design abilities for effective branding and communications
  • Ability to generate creative and innovative approaches to marketing a community-based not-for-profit organization's educational image and products.
  • Ability to initiate, organize, implement, and evaluate informal and formal marketing and public relations programs addressing diverse audiences.
  • In-depth knowledge of marketing and media methods.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain complex and unique databases of information.

Equal Opportunity Employment

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO,

Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.


Salary: $24.00 per hour

Hour:30 hours per week

Benefits: Full Benefits

Date Position Available: Position open until filled – Immediate vacancy

Benefits:Full Benefits include 21 days of vacation days per year, 3 personal days, accrued sick days, 16 holidays, health and dental insurance Program (NYSHIP), Employees' Retirement System (New York State Retirement System-NYSLRS), Cornell University Tax-Deferred Annuity Plan (CUTDAP), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Long-Term Disability, Auto/Home/Pet Insurance, Legal Insurance, Group Universal Life Insurance (GUL), Personal Accident Insurance (PAI), Long Term Care Insurance, and NY's 529 College Savings Program.


A review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until a qualified pool of candidates is obtained.

Applicants need to:

Attach/upload a cover letter to the online application in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

  • Attach/upload a resume to the online application in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  • Attach/upload contact information for three references to the online application in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

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No relocation or VISA Sponsorship is available.

The Association may make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants to participate in the hiring process and employees to perform their essential functions.If you require an accommodation to participate in the selection process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County Human Resources at (631) 727-7850 ext 242 or via email at

Cornell Cooperative Extension collaborates with Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and New York State residents. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.

Last updated September 14, 2022