HOW TO APPLY:
Submit a Resume, Cover Letter*, and Writing Sample of 500-1,000 words during the announcement period listed above to:
Adam Jewell, Digital Content Editor
Okla. Tourism and Recreation Department 900 N Stiles Ave, Ste 200
OKC, OK 73104-3234
Phone : 405-522-9634
Review of documents will begin immediately
Pursuant to 21 O.S. 481, Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department (OTRD) avoids hiring relatives of individuals already employed by OTRD. The OTRD Nepotism Policy (P121) is strictly enforced, therefore, managers are strongly discouraged from hiring immediate family members. Please indicate on your application or cover letter if you have any relatives or friends that are employed at OTRD.
TO BE CONSIDERED:
Any individual may apply for an unclassified posting.
OTRD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request.
Resume, Cover Letter, and Writing Sample must be postmarked by 5pm on the closing date of the job announcement.
Digital Content Writer (3143)
Under the supervision of the Digital Content Editor, maintains current information about restaurants, lodging properties, attractions, events and industry contacts in the TravelOK.com database as assigned. Makes outbound calls to collect information used to create new listings or to enrich existing listings. Develops and writes site content such as articles, photo captions, video descriptions and social media posts as assigned.
Duties may include but will not be limited to:
Researching and making updates to the TravelOK.com database of information about restaurants, lodging properties, attractions, events and industry contacts.
Verifying that database listings conform to OTRD's criteria for inclusion.
Editing information submitted by industry members through the data engine to ensure accuracy, adherence to criteria and grammatical correctness.
Writing and reviewing articles, photo captions and video descriptions to ensure that text is accurate and that only current information is presented on the site.
Reviewing and editing user-generated content such as photos, videos, listing descriptions and comments.
Other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Type at least 40 wpm accurately; experience using Microsoft Word and Excel; outstanding spelling and grammar skills; attention to detail and ability to concentrate for long periods of time; good oral communication skills; ability to build and maintain relationships with tourism industry members; the ability to manage projects and work independently.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, English or other program with emphasis on written communication skills and at least two years experience using Excel and Word.
Veteran's preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.
State Of Oklahoma