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UNUM Digital Content Strategist in Columbia, South Carolina

Job Posting End Date: March 04

Unum is a company of people serving people. As one of the world's leading employee benefits providers and a Fortune 500 company, Unum's financial protection benefits help protect more than 36 million working people and their families from the financial impact of illness or injury. Unum's three distinct, but similarly focused US businesses – Unum US, Colonial Life, and Starmount Life – are each a market leader in making disability, life, accident, critical illness, dental, and vision insurance accessible in the workplace.

Headquartered in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Unum also has significant US operations in Portland, Maine, - and over 35 field offices nationwide. Colonial Life is headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina with over 40 field offices nationwide. Starmount Life is based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and is the dental and vision center of excellence for Unum in the US.

General Summary:

This position is responsible for establishing and managing the Digital Content Strategy for Colonial Life and Unum US. This position supports the search, social and content marketing for our external facing web properties and apps. This position implements the strategy for programs and campaigns to support our business initiatives through partnership with our brand and advertising initiatives. Additionally, this position is responsible for ensuring our digital assets are managed and maintained, including online properties and apps.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Creates and implements digital content strategy for public-facing Colonial Life and Unum US web properties, including,, Youville, GetBenefitsSmart, etc.

  • Develops and curates annual content strategy for public-facing web properties and digital marketing programs. Manages content creation both internally and through vendor partnerships, and collaborates with key business areas to increase awareness and engagement across core audiences.

  • Develops multichannel digital marketing content intended to both drive Digital Marketing initiatives and support business unit objectives across Unum US and Colonial Life.

  • Directs and manages consultants and vendors producing and curating content for Integrated Marketing.

  • Creates and implements Social Media strategy as it relates to content-based work.

  • Manage content production responsible for curating both internal and external communications intended for digital properties, marketing programs and campaigns.

  • Develop and expand on search and keyword optimization to support search objectives.

  • Partners with teams to support programs and overall marketing initiatives.

  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Job Specifications

  • College degree required with 5+ years of marketing and content creations

  • Some systems experience with an emphasis on online tools and applications, experience with content management systems

  • Knowledge of web development, digital marketing, content, search and social programs and campaigns

  • Ability to interface effectively with business partners across the organization

  • Understand analytics and program ROI, inclusive of keyword optimization within content

  • Knowledge and understanding of department and corporate strategic objectives and goals.

  • High level of skill in developing, mentoring, empowering, managing, and supporting staff.

  • Skill in interviewing, recruiting and determining the suitability of candidates for various roles, as required.

  • Excellent listening, partnering and communications skills

  • High level of initiative and drive for results

Our company is built on helping individuals and families, and this starts with our employees. We want employees to maintain a positive balance, which is why we provide access to the benefits and resources they need to invest in themselves. From our onsite fitness facilities and generous paid time off to employee professional development programs, we are committed to helping employees live and work their best – both inside and outside the office.

Unum is an equal opportunity employer, considering all qualified applicants and employees for hiring, placement, and advancement, without regard to a person's race, color, religion, national origin, age, genetic information, military status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or protected veteran status.