Publishing Project Leader: Publishers


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


About

About Us

Do you know what harmful contaminants are in your water? How it gets there? What effect it has on your families and environment? Save the Water(tm) (STW(tm)) is the one looking for answers.

STW(tm) is a U.S.-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to conduct water research to identify and remove harmful contaminants in water; and to raise public awareness about water contamination and its health impacts. STW also offers educational programs to excite young minds about water science.

Our volunteers are diverse professionals from all over the world bringing their knowledge and experience to STW because we care deeply about our communities and water resources. We learn and collaborate in an open and empowering work environment to find long term solutions to water contamination problem. Our vision is "Contamination free, healthy water for all".

To learn more about Save the Water(tm), please visit www.savethewater.org .

Save the Water(tm) is growing-and fast! We need efficient Leaders in our team to help handle this growth.


STW has an immediate need for a detailed oriented, experienced Publishing Project Leader: Publishers who supports the Publishing Group by managing a team of volunteers in the area of publishing by overseeing the publishing of articles for the Save The Water website.

Project Leader is expected to put in a minimum of 8 hours per week and be responsive to emails within three (3) calendar days.


Primary Responsibilities:
  • Manage on average 2-3 volunteers within the Publishing team, holding them accountable for their work.

  • Plan and conduct monthly team meeting, including sending agenda, taking meeting minutes, and follow up

  • Check all pending posts and ensure that tags, meta descriptions, meta keywords and excerpts are correct

  • Make sure all pending posts have a "green light" are ready to go live

  • Keep up with SEO best practices and maintain current knowledge of how to best have our content found in organic Internet search.

  • Intercept article links from Researchers; either approve for publishing or reject based on publication guidelines

  • Copy Associate Director and Director in all correspondence

  • Maintain volunteer responsibilities and correspondence with Publishing staff

  • Provide monthly report of your team’s progress to the President and Vice President.

  • Attend monthly Publishing group meeting.

  • Keep PWR minimum on a weekly basis

  • Complete the PWR audit for the Associate Level each month

  • Report to Associate Director for the given project team



Experience/Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects and details simultaneously.

  • Requires self-direction, tact, diplomacy and a clear, courteous and professional manner when dealing with the public.

  • Must demonstrate effective oral communication skills and the ability to work cooperatively with staff inside and outside of the department.

  • Basic understanding of WordPress



How to apply:



If interested, please submit your resume to newvolunteers@savethewater.org . We would love to hear from you!





Skills

  • Project Management
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Management
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Min 8 hours per week
  • Attend meetings as required; Respond to emails within 3 days
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