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Communications Specialist

Date: Mar 15, 2019

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27713

Company: EBSCO Industries Inc

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases — all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 3,300 people worldwide. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and top-notch workforce. EIS, a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., based in Birmingham, AL, is ranked in the top 200 of the nation’s largest, privately held corporations according to Forbes magazine. EBSCO is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. We are looking for the best. If you are too, we encourage you to explore our unique opportunities.

The Communications Specialist creates, edits, and writes digital marketing communications for NoveList products and services. Manages the production of several customer-facing e-newsletters and also writes and publishes content on social media channels. The Communications Specialist must be a skilled copywriter and editor.



Write clear, engaging copy for newsletters, website, and social media.

Manage the production of regularly published e-newsletters.

Create and edit online documents using content management system(s).

Select and create appropriate accompanying graphic images.

Create documents, presentations, and other materials as needed.

Maintain detailed product knowledge, including understanding of future enhancements.

Coordinate activities with other team members.


Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree

1 year experience related to communications

1 year experience with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)

1 year experience HTML and using a content management system

6+ months experience with Adobe Photoshop or other image editing


Preferred Qualifications:

Ability to work in a highly collaborative team environment.

Experience working or volunteering in a public library, or equivalent knowledge.

Ability to prioritize tasks; strong organizational and project management skills.

Understanding of libraries, readers’ advisory, and library marketing.

Prior experience with NoveList products.

EBSCO Industries, an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.  EBSCO strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

EBSCO complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh

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