New Media Content Coordinator

Location
New York
Posted
Apr 18, 2013
Closes
May 18, 2013
Contact
Ms. Deidre McFadyen
Duration
Full Time
New Media Content Coordinator

The United Federation of Teachers - the 200,000 member union of New York City public school teachers and other professionals in the schools, hospitals and child care - seeks a New Media Content Coordinator with a passion for public schools and the people who work in them. Under the direction of the Director Member Communications, and in collaboration with the rest of the web communications team, the New Media content Coordinator will maintain the union's website as a reliable, up-to-date source of information; write, edit and send email blasts and text messages; and create new content and adapt existing content for use on the UFT's blog and social media sites, primarily Facebook and Twitter. The New Media Content Coordinator will also measure the impact of the union's online initiatives and apply those insights to get results.

The New Media Content Coordinator should have top-notch writing, editing, and proofreading skills as well as experience blogging, writing for social media and, ideally, building a WordPress site. Applicants must have an established digital footprint and be wired into the latest online trends, tools and platforms. The candidate should care about the educational and labor issues confronting teachers.

Regular workday will be 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Qualifications:

-Bachelor's Degree
-Minimum of 3 years of directly relevant work experience
-Proven writing, editing and proofreading skills; blogging experience a plus.
-Understanding of the mission and messaging of the UFT.
-Ability to write, edit or adapt content for the Union's various online platforms.
-Ability to write quickly and effectively under deadline.
-Knowledge of content management systems, social media, email newsletter and online survey tools; proficiency in SEO, web analytics, HTML and basic photo editing.
-Ability to build WordPress website a definite plus.
-Experience with Drupal, Twitter, phpList, Wufoo and Adobe Acrobat and Photoshop a plus.
-Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
-Keen attention to detail.
UFT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide excellent benefits. Salary: $45-60K depending on experience.
Please email cover letter, a resume and two clips to Deidre McFadyen, UFT Director of Member Communications at uftwebjob@uft.org NO faxes or phone calls please.



Please email cover letter, a resume and two clips to Deidre McFadyen, UFT Director of Member Communications at uftwebjob@uft.org. NO faxes or phone calls please.