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Web Producer

Employer
Northeastern University
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Nov 5, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Other Business & Management
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Web Producer

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
Reporting to the Director of Communications, the Web Producer is responsible for the accuracy, consistency and functionality of the College of Professional Studies' (CPS) website(s) and related digital properties. In addition, the Web Producer will plan, manage and maintain processes for the regular review, approval and updating of website content, and will be the resident expert in and trainer for the CPS's content management system. In collaboration with the CPS Communications team, the Web Producer will drive the digital asset collection, optimization, and in some cases creation. The Web Producer will also troubleshoot issues related to website data integrity or functionality; utilize Search Engine Optimization (SEO) best practices in development of new website pages and content; utilize analytics tools to produce regular reports of business related metrics and overall website health; maintain strict brand standards across all Northeastern CPS digital properties; and maintain editorial, grammatical and quality standards on CPS websites under the Web Producer's control. The Web Producer will also keep current with emerging web technologies and web content issues; process and pay for ongoing website maintenance projects with outside firms, as needed; work closely with key stakeholders, including Academic and Faculty Affairs, curriculum decision-makers, CPS IT team, Northeastern University Information Technology Services (ITS), Enrollment Management, Registrar's Office, Academic Advising, Northeastern University External Affairs marketing team and others.

Responsibilities:
40% Content Maintenance and Management Perform regular and timely updates and maintenance across the CPS site(s) and a variety of systems. Manage digital asset collection, optimize, manage and in some instances create web pages and content. Ensure accuracy and consistency across relevant digital properties. Maintain visual and editorial brand standards across sites. Copyedit and proofread all web content. Identify and recommend new website content based on strategic needs of CPS. Utilize document and image editing tools to help collect, organize, and edit web content, images, and other assets. Utilize WordPress tools to post, update, and maintain content and images.

30% Website and Information Management Establish and maintain processes for regular review, updating and approval of website content. Coordinate web projects across departments. Train stakeholders to use the content management system and act as a resource. Create and maintain documentation for existing digital marketing processes on CPS digital properties.

20% Maintain Website Functionality Troubleshoot issues related to website data integrity or functionality. Collaborate on the tracking of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) health and analytics and reporting of website performance. Manage testing calendar, document test plans and website test results. Collaborate on building and setup of tests for the website on as needed basis.

10% Other responsibilities Keep current with emerging web technologies and web content issues. Process and pay for ongoing website maintenance projects with outside firms, as needed. Work closely with key stakeholders.

Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree required with a minimum of 4-6 years' experience, preferably in higher education.
  • This position requires high-level knowledge of front-end website development concepts, current and emerging technologies and programming.
  • The individual in this position must be creative and possess critical thinking, analytical, and organizational and project management skills in a fast-paced, customer and deadline-driven environment.
  • Ability to problem-solve and troubleshoot.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, including strong editing, grammar, and proofreading skills, and ability to effectively present reports and solutions to colleagues.
  • Experience with Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and website analytics. Google Analytics knowledge preferred.
  • Content and communications experience a plus. Graphic design, photography, and videography skills, as well as proficiency in design software applications preferred. -Working knowledge of Photoshop and other Adobe Creative Suite programs required


    Preferred Qualifications:


    Salary Grade:
    11

    Additional Information:
    Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

    All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

    To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see About Northeastern:
    Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

    Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

    Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

    About the Opportunity:
    Reporting to the Director of Communications, the Web Producer is responsible for the accuracy, consistency and functionality of the College of Professional Studies' (CPS) website(s) and related digital properties. In addition, the Web Producer will plan, manage and maintain processes for the regular review, approval and updating of website content, and will be the resident expert in and trainer for the CPS's content management system. In collaboration with the CPS Communications team, the Web Producer will drive the digital asset collection, optimization, and in some cases creation. The Web Producer will also troubleshoot issues related to website data integrity or functionality; utilize Search Engine Optimization (SEO) best practices in development of new website pages and content; utilize analytics tools to produce regular reports of business related metrics and overall website health; maintain strict brand standards across all Northeastern CPS digital properties; and maintain editorial, grammatical and quality standards on CPS websites under the Web Producer's control. The Web Producer will also keep current with emerging web technologies and web content issues; process and pay for ongoing website maintenance projects with outside firms, as needed; work closely with key stakeholders, including Academic and Faculty Affairs, curriculum decision-makers, CPS IT team, Northeastern University Information Technology Services (ITS), Enrollment Management, Registrar's Office, Academic Advising, Northeastern University External Affairs marketing team and others.

    Responsibilities:
    40% Content Maintenance and Management Perform regular and timely updates and maintenance across the CPS site(s) and a variety of systems. Manage digital asset collection, optimize, manage and in some instances create web pages and content. Ensure accuracy and consistency across relevant digital properties. Maintain visual and editorial brand standards across sites. Copyedit and proofread all web content. Identify and recommend new website content based on strategic needs of CPS. Utilize document and image editing tools to help collect, organize, and edit web content, images, and other assets. Utilize WordPress tools to post, update, and maintain content and images.

    30% Website and Information Management Establish and maintain processes for regular review, updating and approval of website content. Coordinate web projects across departments. Train stakeholders to use the content management system and act as a resource. Create and maintain documentation for existing digital marketing processes on CPS digital properties.

    20% Maintain Website Functionality Troubleshoot issues related to website data integrity or functionality. Collaborate on the tracking of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) health and analytics and reporting of website performance. Manage testing calendar, document test plans and website test results. Collaborate on building and setup of tests for the website on as needed basis.

    10% Other responsibilities Keep current with emerging web technologies and web content issues. Process and pay for ongoing website maintenance projects with outside firms, as needed. Work closely with key stakeholders.

    Qualifications:
    Bachelor's degree required with a minimum of 4-6 years' experience, preferably in higher education.
  • This position requires high-level knowledge of front-end website development concepts, current and emerging technologies and programming.
  • The individual in this position must be creative and possess critical thinking, analytical, and organizational and project management skills in a fast-paced, customer and deadline-driven environment.
  • Ability to problem-solve and troubleshoot.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, including strong editing, grammar, and proofreading skills, and ability to effectively present reports and solutions to colleagues.
  • Experience with Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and website analytics. Google Analytics knowledge preferred.
  • Content and communications experience a plus. Graphic design, photography, and videography skills, as well as proficiency in design software applications preferred. -Working knowledge of Photoshop and other Adobe Creative Suite programs required


    Preferred Qualifications:


    Salary Grade:
    11

    Additional Information:
    Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

    All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

    To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.



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