Delta Dental of Colorado

Social Media Writer and Graphic Designer

Type of work: Full-Time
Location: Denver, Colorado
Company URL:
Date Posted: April 15th, 2014

Company Overview

Delta Dental of Colorado (DDCO) has protected smiles for more than 50 years. With the largest provider network, deep member discounts and a 95% customer satisfaction rate, we’re the industry leader when it comes to dental insurance.

We’re different than most insurance companies. We're a non-profit. Instead of worrying about our bottom line, we focus on doing good things within our community. It’s what sets us apart from other carriers. It’s also one of the keys to our success.

Customer service is our top priority. DDCO employees practice our Mission: To Improve the Oral Health of the Communities We Serve.

Delta Dental offers its employees the opportunity to excel and use their talents to the fullest. We offer a competitive salary plus a rich benefits package. We are located in Denver, Colorado at the north end of the Denver Tech Center, just east of I-25.

Social Media Writer and Graphic Designer

The Social Media Writer and Graphic Designer position will be a good fit for a candidate who is interested in writing and designing social media assets, as well as infographics that could be used digitally. This candidate should also enjoy web design and understand the various social requirements and will creatively design items, while maintaining corporate graphic standards surround the Delta Dental logo.

Key Responsibilities:
• Serve as lead writer for social media materials: blogs, posts and tweets.
• Serve as lead designer for social media materials: blogs, posts and infographics.
• Review external writers/designers work, as well as DDCO staff to ensure writing and graphic consistency.
• Ensure that all text elements meet editing quality standards and that all text goes through any necessary reviews.
• Ensure brand integrity based upon DDPA brand standards.
• Stay up to date on new tools and how other organizations and companies are using them, so that the companies in the collaborative use these technologies effectively.
• Upload, schedule and tag content for multiple member companies onto various social media sites.
• Create content for campaigns and reports.

Required Qualifications:
• Requires four-year college degree in publishing, communications, English, marketing or related coursework preferred.
• Communications experience with a thorough understanding of the creative development process.
• Writer with two years’ experience as lead copy writer for a variety of audiences and applications, social media experience preferred.
• Designer with two years’ experience.
• Expert level Adobe Creative Suite skills with solid technical proficiency.
• Expert level Microsoft Office skills.
• Understanding of basic HTML coding.
• Knowledgeable on Associated Press Style/Chicago Manual of Style standards.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Superior, exceptional written communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to write in an engaging manner for a variety of media, while maintaining consistency in voice and style.
• Understanding of social media communication and writing for different outlets.
• Demonstrated ability to quickly and accurately design materials using Adobe Creative Suite.
• Ability to manage demanding deadlines and changing priorities.
• Understanding of Facebook Twitter and LinkedIn, as well as other social assets.
• Total comfort in the online world and a high degree of familiarity with social networking tools and protocol.
• Demonstrated creativity and documented immersion in social media.

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