Web multimedia designer job

1 05 2013

http://www.ccrjustice.org/about-us/job-internship/job%3A-web-communications-and-multimedia-manager

Apply by date

May 2, 2013

Description

CCR is a national legal and educational organization dedicated to advancing and defending the rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. For over four decades, CCR has used litigation proactively to build power in marginalized communities and communities of color, secure the rights of those with the fewest protections and least access to justice, train the next generation of constitutional and human rights attorneys, and strengthen the broader movement for constitutional and human rights. CCR’s groundbreaking litigation and advocacy work includes challenging racial, gender and LGBTQ injustice and mass incarceration; combating the illegal expansion of presidential power and policies such as unlawful detention at Guantanamo Bay, torture and warrantless wiretapping; and holding corporations and government officials accountable for human rights abuses.

CCR is recruiting a full-time web communications and multimedia manager to start immediately. This is an exciting opportunity to work for a leading human rights organization in its dynamic, demanding and fast-paced communications department.

Responsibilities

  • Manage and maintain CCR’s web properties, including support for content providers, building microsites, visual design, brainstorming and implementing solutions for programmatic and development department needs with other CCR staff and guaranteeing the sites’ overall functionality
  • Webserver maintenance, DNS maintenance, implement website security safeguards and measures
  • Manage CCR’s online email, advocacy and donations platform
  • Setting up and tracking website and email analytics and making and implementing SEO recommendations based on analytics
  • Coordination and management of multimedia projects
  • Hardware and software maintenance

Qualifications

  • A minimum of three years experience in a comparable position
  • Significant experience with Drupal and WordPress
  • Extensive knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Familiarity with PHP and Javascript
  • Knowledge of Adobe CS (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Web design and development experience, preferably with a strong graphic design capacity; ability to integrate various media
  • Demonstrated expertise with a CRM toolset, preferably Salsa
  • Industry awareness and commitment to staying abreast of new developments; ability to research, vet and implement open source solutions
  • Experience in a legal organization or progressive non-profit desirable
  • Skill with video production and editing desirable 
  • A belief in the mission of the Center for Constitutional Rights and familiarity with the issues central to CCR’s work
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills, strong attention to details and grace under pressure
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, including ability to anticipate problems and use judgment appropriately to plan solutions
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated skills working with a wide variety of people
  • Ability to work well as member of a team
  • Integrity and a sense of humor

Compensation

Salary is commensurate with experience and subject to union collective bargaining agreement. Excellent benefits.

Contact

The application deadline is May 2, 2013. Qualified candidates should e-mail the following documentation to ecommsearch@ccrjustice.org with “Web Communications and Multimedia Manager” in the subject line:

  • Resume;
  • Cover letter detailing qualifications for position, personal interest and salary requirements;
  • Three samples of relevant work

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and strong consideration will be given to early applicants. No phone calls please.

CCR IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER AND ACTIVELY RECRUITS WOMEN, PEOPLE OF COLOR, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, LGBT AND GENDER NON-CONFORMING PEOPLE.

 
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