Temporary Web Editor

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Lick-Wilmerding High School

Temporary Web Editor (Full-Time, March-August 2019)

Overview

Lick-Wilmerding High School seeks a Temporary, full-time Temporary Web Editor to fill a 6 month maternity leave from March–August 2019.

The Temporary 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 required

HOW TO APPLY

Please visit lwhs.org/employment to apply for the position. Please include—all in PDF or Word format—a cover letter specifically addressing the question below, along with a resume, and contact information for three references. No calls, faxes, or emails please.

  1. How do your interests and experience align with Lick-Wilmerding High School’s mission?

LWHS MISSION

A private school with public purpose, Lick-Wilmerding High School develops the head, heart, and hands of highly motivated students from all walks of life, inspiring them to become lifelong learners who contribute to the world with confidence and compassion.

SCHOOL OVERVIEW

Lick-Wilmerding High School has an institutional commitment to diversity and encourages applications from candidates of diverse and underrepresented backgrounds. Located in San Francisco, LWHS is a college preparatory, co-educational day school serving 515 students from grades 9-12. Founded in 1895 as a technical arts school and tuition free until 1972, LWHS has a long history of welcoming and supporting students from all walks of life and prides itself on being a private school with public purpose. At LWHS, a diverse student body, faculty, and staff in all its forms is central to what we believe constitutes an excellent education, and we are institutionally committed to ongoing reflective work in order to further define and articulate this complex and worthwhile vision.

LOCATION

755 Ocean Ave. San Francisco, CA 94112

To apply for this job email your details to radanza@lwhs.org