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Full Time Web Editor

  • 07 Aug 2019 5:21 PM
    Message # 7817594

    Position Overview:
    The Web Editor is part of the team that facilitates communications at Lick-Wilmerding High School. Using skills in content management in both print and online media, the Web Editor supports the design and production of communications. Responsibilities for this position include compiling and editing information, graphic design, photography, and video production as appropriate.
    The Communications Department monitors and maintains the school’s brand identity standards and supports overall integrity of the website. Whether it’s helping to craft Admissions’ online presence during recruitment and enrollment, or promoting fundraising efforts for the Alumni & Development office, Communications at LWHS serves to build and unify the community.

    Primary responsibilities:

    • Compile, proofread, copyedit, format all content, and create images for the weekly e-newsletter that gets sent to all parents and students
    • Update all public pages of the website, including ongoing review of content and layout, refresh the website for each new academic year, and optimize the desktop and mobile experience
    • Publish various content as requested, including but not limited to calendar events, academic syllabi, ticket sales, invitations, media gallery albums, news on the homepage, guidebooks, athletics, alumni, learning strategies, and college counseling pages
    • Send email blast “pushpages” as necessary
    • Edit and post job listings externally
    • Generate school forms both digital and print 
    • Create resource boards and “group” pages within the website for students, parents, faculty and staff
    • Organize and maintain the online photo archive
    • Coordinate and implement engaging content for social media
    • Highlight announcements on the lcd screens around campus
    • Provide wordpress blog and google site support for academic departments, student clubs, etc.
    • Respond to ongoing help desk requests from students, faculty, and staff
    • Take photos and video of activities in and outside of the classroom
    • Build the school schedule in google calendar
    • Research strategies to improve website design improvements, taking into account the user experience
    • Promote consistent communications, messaging, branding, etc., as appropriate, across all departments and programs 
    • Ensure all landing pages are compelling with dynamic content for SEO and constituent experience
    • Analyze user behavior data and make content improvements based on metrics
    • Additional work as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communication
    • Graphic design skills, including strong knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator
    • Proficiency in HTML and CSS; experience with content management systems a plus
    • Ease with DSLR cameras for photo and video; understanding of the rule of thirds for photo composition, aperture, ISO, etc.
    • Ability to multitask and manage multiple, conflicting, and changing needs while still maximizing efficiency
    • Strong work ethic
    • Ability to learn quickly
    • Organized and detail oriented
    • A keen eye for design
    • Strong interpersonal skills—empathy, flexibility, and a sense of humor
    • Ability to work effectively with all constituencies within the school’s internal and external communities (faculty, staff, students, parents, alumni)
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
       

    HOW TO APPLY

    Please visit www.lwhs.org/employment to apply for the position. Candidates interested in the position should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references in MS Word or PDF format. No calls or emails please.
     


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