The Office of Marketing (CSM) has overall responsibility for marketing and brand management, content creation, and digital communication for Cummings School.
Reporting to the Director of Marketing, the Web Developer position has primary responsibility for maintaining Cummings School's WordPress web presence, which spans updating content to creating new functionality, as needed. This position will interface with university- level technical teams and external vendors when needed to deliver a secure and efficient environment for all of our digital properties. The developer works closely with Cummings School marketing colleagues, school faculty, students, and staff to design and deliver content platforms that closely align with Cummings School's strategic priorities. S/he will develop/revise new WordPress web pages/sites incorporating user-friendly interfaces and will use creativity in approaching problem-solving while building requested services. The developer will maintain and provide ongoing design of all existing WordPress websites, including implementing marketing functionality, the creation of special content, and custom designs for special projects. This position relies on pre-established web and style guidelines, but has some independent creativity and latitude to perform job functions. A key member of Cummings School's hands-on marketing team, the developer will contribute to digital strategy decisions and provide technical recommendations inclusive of web development and various digital-first marketing strategies.
* Drupal * CRM experience, Slate preferred. * Mail Chimp or similar outbound marketing tool. * Adobe Creative Suite/Other graphic software, for occasional altering/tweaking of assets as needed. * Basic understanding of SEO and accessibility/508 compliance best practices.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Grafton
Job: Communications and Marketing
Organization: Dean's Office - Cummings-Vet
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Mar 2, 2020, 7:01:02 PM
Internal Number: 20001241
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