• Website Specialist

    Job Locations US-Flexible
    Req No.
    2018-1247
    Category
    Digital
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Website Specialist will serve as the primary person responsible for maintaining the websites of the Southern Poverty Law Center. The specialist will post materials, manage functionality and features, and report on website analytics. The Specialist will be part of a larger team who creates content and posts items to the SPLC websites including, but not limited to SPLCenter.org, prisonreformla.com, betterjusticeflorida.com and splconcampus.com. The specialist will work closely with departments managing the organization’s donation and email platforms.

     

    This position will preferably be in our New Orleans, LA office. However, this position is open to any of our office locations. 

    Responsibilities

    Website content management (60%)
    - Post new and edited content to SPLC websites, ensuring all postings are thoroughly QAed and tracked as required;
    - Follow internal workflow for ensuring content is reviewed by appropriate stakeholders, requested revisions are made, and content is launched in a timely manner;
    - Assist the Digital Director and Drupal Architect with platform enhancements and fixes.

     

    Website optimization (20%)
    - Work closely with the Social Media team to ensure all content is optimized for social sharing, and all campaign promotions are tracked;
    - Work closely with Google AdWords Grant and Digital Marketing teams to ensure content is optimized for online ads.

     

    Website analytics (20%)
    - Manage Google Analytics and Tag Manager accounts and create reports on website analytics;
    - Work closely with Google AdWords Grant and Digital Marketing teams to ensure content is optimized for online ads.

    Qualifications

    - Working knowledge of HTML coding and CSS;
    - Working knowledge of content management systems;
    - Familiarity with Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager;
    - Experience with Webflow content management or Square Space preferred;
    - Experience with Drupal preferred.

     

    Education and Related Work Experience:
    - Coursework or equivalent experience in any of these disciplines: digital communications, computer science, online journalism;
    - 1-2 years of relevant or professional experience working in web content management;
    - Complete proficiency with website best practices, analytics tools and platforms and social media;
    - A keen understanding of how digital strategies are applied to public relations and engagement;
    - Experience working for a nonprofit, political campaign or social action campaign a plus.

     

    Knowledge, skills and abilities:
    - Demonstrable knowledge of html and CSS;
    - Demonstrable knowledge of web analytics tools;
    - Strong copyediting and proofreading skills;
    - Ability to multi-task in high-pressure situations;
    - Highly proactive and innovative problem solver;
    - Strong organizational skills, ability to independently manage priorities;
    - Ability to adapt to rapid developments and shifting deadlines;
    - Ability to work with staff across all organizational programs;
    - Positive, energetic, personable, and respectful of others;
    - Strong passion for social justice and fostering social change;
    - Comfortable working with remote colleagues and using interoffice online communications tools.

     

    Other Special Considerations:
    This job is performed under general office conditions, and is not subject to any strenuous physical demands or dangerous conditions.

     

    Disclaimer:
    The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

     

    An Equal-Opportunity Employer with a Commitment to Diversity
    Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and as an organization committed to diversity and the perspective of all voices, we consider applicants equally of race, gender, gender identity, color, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, disability, political affiliation, national origin, or prior record of arrest or conviction.

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