Loyola University Maryland's office of Marketing and Communications is seeking a detail-oriented and creative web editor to join the Web Communications team.
The web editor will manage projects related to the Loyola.edu website and serve as the primary point of contact for client support and requests. The web editor will enforce best web practices, accessibility and SEO guidelines, and ensure that website are dynamic, up to date, in brand. The web editor will also manage the Universities’ Content Owners Network.
Essential Duties include:
Manage client web-related projects, working with a wide range of individuals throughout the University. Develop and execute content strategies and analysis for marketing initiatives that align with institutional goals at all three schools and academic and administrative sites.
Oversee and respond to web update requests.
Manage the Universities’ Content Owners Network, which is a group of nearly 300 content owners on campus to ensure they are carrying out the standards established by the office of Web communications. Regularly review and modify CMS training materials, and user guides on structured content practices, web content writing, SEO best practices, and section 508 accessibility guidelines. Oversee CMS training sessions and refreshers. Manage all CMS user permissions and approve/deny user access.
Work with web manager to identify bugs and test fixes. Develop communication plans for content owners about outages and system upgrades.
Bachelor's degree in communications, English, or journalism.
One to three years of experience in communications or marketing, preferably in higher education.
Experience with website maintenance and using a content management system. Experience with Sitecore preferred.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of organizing, writing, editing, and publishing effective web content; information architecture; search engine optimization; and web content management.
Knowledge of image editing software to size, crop, and optimize images for the web.
Ability to adapt to learn new technologies and web content management tools quickly.
Proven ability to build consensus and work effectively within a cross-departmental team and provide one-on-one and group training for content owners on campus.
Team player with the ability to work with diverse populations on both short-term tasks and long-term objectives.
High personal standards of quality, accuracy, and productivity. Extremely well organized.
Familiarity with AP style and the ability to consistently apply style throughout the sites.
Must be able to support the University's goals for institutional diversity, as well as the goals and values of a Catholic, Jesuit education.
To apply please visit http://careers.loyola.edu/postings/3008.
Successful candidates for any staff, faculty, or administrative position at Loyola University Maryland will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
Loyola University Maryland is a Jesuit, Catholic university committed to the educational and spiritual traditions of the Society of Jesus, and to the ideals of liberal education and the development of the whole person. The University is comprised of Loyola College, the Sellinger School of Business and Management, and the soon to be dedicated School of Education. Loyola also operates its Clinical C...enters and has graduate campuses in Timonium and Columbia. The University, which grants bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees, currently enrolls 3,500 undergraduate and 2,600 graduate students from 34 states and 20 countries. Loyola is open to students from all religious backgrounds.