Web Producer / Digital Editor - Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 9671
About MassArt:Founded in 1873, and celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2023, Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt), is the nation's first and only independent, free-standing public college of art and design in the country. MassArt is an inclusive community of thinkers, doers, makers, educators, innovators and leaders striving to shape the future through art and design. We've spent 150 years demonstrating the truly amazing things that happen when a world-class art and design education is an option for every deserving student. Located in Boston's hub of arts and culture along the Avenue of the Arts, MassArt enrolls 2,000 students and offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate degrees in 18 disciplines, as well as continuing education and youth programs.MassArt strives to be a model of diversity and inclusion; the campus community reflects the layers of cultural and self-identity that proudly make up our region, nation, and world. We build effective partnerships with co-workers throughout the College by freely sharing appropriate information and providing assistance to all and maintain an environment that is welcoming to persons of all backgrounds, nationalities, and roles.Job Description:The Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) Marketing and Communications Department seeks a highly organized and efficient Web Producer/Digital Editor familiar with MassArt's community and infrastructure to complete web content revisions on a daily basis.The Web Producer/Digital Editor will work with the Marketing and Communications team to keep the College's main marketing platform, massart.edu updated and dynamic, while publishing in alignment with the College's branding and strategic objectives, and current user behavior trends. This individual is responsible for monitoring/responding to MassArt web update requests in a courteous manner via the college's JIRA ticketing platform, creating and updating web content on MassArt's Drupal-based CMS, and helping with web/digital media tasks as assigned by the Associate Director of Digital Media and other MarComm team members. The Web Producer will also monitor and edit events submitted to the MassArt calendar, and oversee the College's media monitoring platform.The ideal candidate must be highly organized and detail oriented, technologically savvy, self-directed, eager to learn, and have prior experience managing web content for an organization (preferably using Drupal CMS).Salary: $54,600 AnnuallyPosition is governed by the Association of Professional Administrators (APA) Bargaining AgreementTo be considered for the position, please apply DIRECTLY to the MassArt employment opportunities page: https://massart.interviewexchange.com/static/clients/576MAM1/index.jspDuties and ResponsibilitiesMassArt.eduReview the web tickets submitted in the JIRA web ticketing system daily, and resolve tickets as promptly as possibleRevew, edit, and approve web content authored by content editors to ensure proper branding and style guidelinesPublish regular, quarterly and annual content such as MassArt Stories, press releases, course spotlights, student/staff/alumni artwork, etc, as provided by the MarComm TeamPublish home page updates with content provided by MarComm teamManage web ticket requests and elevate issues to the Web Developer or Associate Director of Digital Media as neededProvide support to MassArt colleagues for website branding/style guide implementation 1MassArt Calendar/LocalistReview, edit, and publish events submitted to the College's event calendar dailyTag events appropriately for department/page widgetsManage events featured in carousel on the calendar.massart.edu landing pageReview events prior to weekly events calendar email going out to the MassArt community on Monday morningsNews / Muck RackObtain MassArt news articles from Muck Rack (media monitoring platform)Publish relevant articles to the website, sourcing mediaFlag articles for feature and tag appropriately for various news feeds on the websiteReview and distribute the monthly "MassArt in the News" email to the MassArt communityThirdlightManage/track photos used on website using digital asset management platform (Thirdlight)Assist with tagging digital assets to aid with research and retrieval for image needsRequirements:QualificationsAt least 3 years of related experience working in a web content management system, preferably DrupalAbility to review and produce the development of web content for dissemination on massart.eduAttention to detail and strong writing/editing skillsKnowledge of best practices regarding user behavior, SEO, HTML and digital media trendsExperience with Adobe Creative Suite or digital photo editing softwareAptitude for learning new technologies and motivation to stay current with web publishing standardsAdditional Information:Please note MassArt does not provide:Employment-based visa sponsorship or non-student exchange visitor visa sponsorship.Reimbursement for travel.Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check relative to prior criminal convictions and pending cases, as well as Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) checks relative to prior sexual offenses committed as an adult or juvenile will be conducted on the final candidate prior to an offer of employment. MassArt requires specific written authorization to conduct background checks. Failure to provide such authorization shall preclude your application from receiving further consideration.As a condition of employment, you will be required to have received the COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of your start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided during the onboarding process.MassArt provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, genetic information, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition, or membership in any other legally protected class. MassArt complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the college operates. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employmentApplication Instructions:Cover Letter and ResumeApplicants will be asked to provide examples of their previous website work and familiarity with web/digital media platforms.To be considered for the position, please apply DIRECTLY to the MassArt employment opportunities page: https://massart.interviewexchange.com/static/clients/576MAM1/index.jsp
Colleges of the Fenway is a collaborative effort of five neighboring Boston-based colleges in the Fenway area. This collaboration was created to add value to student academic and social life while seeking innovative methods of investing in new services and containing the costs of higher education. Collectively, the colleges represent more than 12,000 undergraduate students, comprising 16.2% of the total Boston population of undergraduates attending four-year colleges, more than 700 full-time faculty, and 2,300-course offerings.