Website Managing Editor/Webmaster


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


About

The development of the CEN website are divided into technical, content and design roles and activities. The Website Managing Editor role is to coordinate these activities and to work closely with the marketing staff to ensure the site meets our overall marketing needs, as well as to maintain consistent editorial, graphic design, and website management policies. The Managing Editor will also be instrumental in the concept and build-out of the platform, as well as the launch strategy for the site. Year-round, the Managing Editor will both create and curate content for the site, working with both an in-house staff. He or she will craft multi-faceted campaigns around relevant issues in the CEN community.

Please note that this is not primarily a technical position.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure the website meets our organizational needs and provides a consistent message

  • Ensure the website content is kept up to date and accurate

  • Ensure that the content of the site reflects the policies of the enterprise, is consistent with local appropriate use policies, and does not contain material that violates copyright laws

  • Oversee the strategy to drive traffic to the site

  • Oversee the monitoring and analysis of website usage statistics

  • Recommend and implement changes to improve usability and effectiveness.

  • Perform the role of the team manager:

    • Work with Director to define quarterly and annual team objectives and milestones

    • Meet regularly with team to assign and manage tasks

    • Ensure content/page updates are made accurately and meet deadlines

    • Build a cohesive, high functioning virtual team by defining and implementing team norms and processes

    • Identify staffing weaknesses and work with the volunteer management team to address these shortcomings

    • Identify staffing needs and work with volunteer management team to define recruiting needs.

    • Interview and onboard new team members


Please note: although a team manager might help implement some operational tasks, their primary focus should be to build and manage the team


KSAs (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities) Needed

  • Strong organization and team management skills

  • Understand what Website does and how to use to drive a consistent marketing message

  • Creative (i.e. able to come up with interesting solutions to the site’s needs)

  • Ability to develop and communicate a vision

  • Meticulous about details

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Team management experience, ideally in a virtual setting

  • Self-directed

  • Possess a working knowledge of HTML and CSS. Familiarity with PHP, MySQL, and Joomla (or a similar CMS system) is a bonus.

You must be able to commit to a minimum average of 10 hours a month. This is a "virtual" team opportunity which may be performed from home or another location.

Community Empowerment Network's (CEN’s) operations are nearly entirely driven by the efforts of volunteers (the only exception is our Field Manager in Santar?m, Brazil, who is paid under contract). We are a small organization and so lines of responsibility sometimes overlap, but this provides a terrific opportunity for volunteers to take on a variety of responsibilities and to expand their skills.

Skills

  • Project Management
  • Web Design
  • Website Project Management
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Management
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 25
  • 10 hrs per month
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