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Publication or Company Atlantic Council
Job Title Intermediate Webmaster/Content Manager
Industry Internet/Online/New Media, Marketing, Non-profit, Social Media, Web Development
Benefits 401K/403B, Bonuses, Dental, Health, Telecommute Policy
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Washington, DC
Job Requirements The Atlantic Council seeks a talented and entrepreneurial intermediate web professional to provide ongoing development and management of online communications for a dynamic and fast-paced Washington think tank. With ten programs, each with multiple initiatives, and several flagship events throughout the year, the demands on the Communications team is great. Gaining awareness for the organization and audience for the content produced is essential to maintain the upward trajectory of the Council.

The Assistant Director will play a central role in maintaining the Council’s online presence and will assist in the execution of an integrated digital communications strategy. The position will be a part of a small but dedicated team responsible for the day-to-day management of content, minor design changes, web troubleshooting and social media outreach. This position requires project manager with excellent communication skills who can coordinate multiple priorities and deadlines within a broader strategic scope.

The Council seeks an individual who understands and values the mission of the organization.

Job Responsibilities:

• Write, format and post content. Work with Council editors to coordinate posting of outside content.
• Work with programs across the Council to package content for maximum promotion and exposure across digital platforms (email, website, social media).
• Create pages and sections on the website to highlight new projects within the menu structure of the site.
• Maintain the taxonomy and tagging structure of the site and ensure related content is linked appropriately.
• Post multimedia content on the website, including editing and formatting audio recordings; embedding and formatting videos; and enhancing photos for all content types.
• Work with vendors for webcasting and video recording to obtain files for editing and distribution.
• Update social media accounts regularly, and create new accounts for programs and initiatives when requested. Keep an index of all social media accounts for the Council and programs.
• Aggregate standard website metrics for weekly and monthly analytics reports.


• Minimum 2-3 years of relevant work experience in web design, writing, editing and managing online communications and projects
• Strong background in technical aspects of web and digital communications functionality and in-depth knowledge of HTML/CSS and WYSWYG editors
• Proficient with open source CMS platforms, particularly Joomla is a plus, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office and basic web publishing. Experience with PHP, JavaScript and CRMs (e.g. Salesforce) desired
• Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or related field highly desired
• Excellent English language written and oral communication skills (additional language skills a plus)
• Experience maintaining and managing organizational social networking accounts as part of a larger digital communications strategy (Facebook, Twitter, You Tube, Google+ etc.)
• Proficiency in the use of social media monitoring and website analytics tools
• Ability to multitask in a very fast-paced, often rapidly-changing environment
• Strong project management experience preferred
• Attention to detail with ability to work under pressure with multiple and shifting priorities to meet deadlines
• Ability to work independently and within a team across the organization
• Multi-cultural experience, background and interest in international affairs and policy preferred

The position is located in Washington, DC, and requires participation in evening events and possibly international travel. The Atlantic Council offers a competitive compensation package commensurate with experience.

About the Atlantic Council

The Atlantic Council promotes constructive US and European leadership and engagement in international affairs based on the central role of the Atlantic Community in meeting global challenges.

The Atlantic Council embodies a nonpartisan network of influential policy practitioners, business leaders, and opinion-shapers on both sides of the Atlantic and increasingly globally, shaping policy through the papers it writes, the ideas it promotes, and the communities it builds. Since its founding in 1961-1962, the Atlantic Council has become a preeminent, nonpartisan institution devoted to advancing transatlantic cooperation, international security, and global economic prosperity.

Over the past six years, the Council has enjoyed remarkable growth in public impact, policy influence, and income. The Council has succeeded on the basis of a strategy which embraces a mission focused on the Council’s core of transatlantic partnership and applies it to top US foreign policy priorities: renewing the Atlantic Community for global challenges.

The Council’s mission has three components: fostering US-European cooperation, tackling global challenges together, and building communities of influence. At the same time, the Council has placed the concept of relevance at the heart of its programming and research. The Council’s model is to recruit intellectual entrepreneurs to lead our work, execute programs aimed at shaping policy, build communities of influence around ideas, aggregate best knowledge, and serve as a home base in Washington for Europeans and global partners.
About Our Company The Atlantic Council promotes constructive leadership and engagement in international affairs based on the central role of the Atlantic Community in meeting global challenges. Founded in 1961, the Council provides an essential forum for navigating the dramatic shifts in economic and political influence that are shaping the twenty-first century by educating and galvanizing its uniquely influential, nonpartisan network of international political, business, and intellectual leaders. Through the papers we write, the ideas we promote, and the communities we build, the Council’s ten regional centers and functional programs shape today’s policy choices and foster transatlantic strategies to advance international security and global economic prosperity.

The Atlantic Council seeks a dynamic, talented and entrepreneurial web and social media content editor and resident “scribe” for full time position. The ideal candidate will develop and implement a comprehensive editorial strategy and manage, edit and draft web content/substance on a broad range of national security and foreign policy issues. S/he will serve as managing editor of the Council’s website and plan and implement a cutting edge social media strategy that increases the reach and impact of our burgeoning social media activities.This individual will supervise a growing editorial team to leverage the expertise of Council staff and to advance the mission of fostering US-European cooperation to tackle global challenges and build communities of influence.
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