Digital Media Specialist (2 year contract, renewable)

Updated: about 18 hours ago
Location: Kent Ridge,

Job Description

The candidate will manage the Faculty of Science's digital media, including websites and socials, to support the Faculty's profiling to stakeholders. The candidate must have the ability to create compelling content for digital channels. This role calls for competence in multimedia tools as well as short form content/writing.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:



  • Develop and run digital communication campaigns.
  • Develop content strategy to boost digital presence and visibility.
  • Write original content for digital channels, which includes researching and following up on story leads and interviewing stakeholders for content.
  • Curate posts, stories and multimedia assets (e.g., graphics, photographs, videos, animations, etc) to present scientific content impactfully.
  • Monitor trends and metrics and use data-driven insights to improve audience outreach and engagement on social platforms.
  • Ensure consistency in messaging and visual identity across all digital channels.



  • Manage the Faculty's website/sub-sites content administration and web publishing.
  • Ensure that information published on the website is updated, accessible, accurate and adheres to the relevant policies of the University.
  • Maintain and review plugin licenses to support website functionality.
  • Manage the overall look-and-feel of websites for adherence to the University's corporate identity guidelines.
  • Monitor website performance using analytical tools and use data-driven insights for improvements.
  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders on website requirements.
  • Provide on-going support and administration of Content Management System - WordPress.
  • Identify training courses for department administrators and work closely with NUS IT to ensure skills of department webmasters are updated.


Other Responsibilities

  • Support the team on other projects (e.g., logistics for key events, photo/video shoots), administrative and other ad-hoc projects and duties.

  • Minimum Diploma (or equivalent) qualifications in fields like digital media/communications or equivalent.
  • Experience in translating technical content to short form content for laymen would be a significant advantage.
  • Experience managing digital communications and running social media campaigns.
  • Technical proficiency in WordPress CMS, HTML and CSS coding and Adobe Creative Suite Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Competency in video software is an advantage.
  • Project management skills, including the ability to prioritise tasks and manage concurrent deadlines under tight timelines.
  • Meticulous, organised with an eye for detail.
  • Understanding of latest digital media and website trends and technologies, with passion to continuously try out new tools and techniques for improvements.


- Applicants should submit your portfolio of work.

Remuneration is based on a 12-month salary structure, with annual variable bonus which is subject to incumbent’s performance and the University/School’s prevailing remuneration policies. 

- The incumbent will be emplaced at an appropriate appointment grade based on his/her individual merits.


More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Faculty of Science

Department : Dean's Office

Job requisition ID : 25154

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