Web Editor

Location
Alexandria, VA
Salary
$56,835.22 - $93,423.35 Annually
Posted
Jan 15, 2022
Closes
Feb 15, 2022
Ref
2022-00036
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Web Editor

Overview

The Web Editor serves in the Office of Communications and Public Information, reports to the Creative Communications Manager, and is responsible for helping improve the accuracy, timeliness, design, organization and clarity of content across the City’s websites.

The Opportunity

  • Assists with multi-platform delivery of information about City programs, projects, events, initiatives, services and issues to Alexandria residents, businesses, visitors, employees and news media representatives.
  • Assists with managing the City’s websites, content management system and integrations with City and third-party web-based platforms
  • Develops creative materials for use on the City’s website and social media platforms such as graphics, videos, photos, illustrations, charts and page designs.
  • Conducts regular reviews of City web content to ensure quality, accuracy, literacy, and adherence to Associated Press and City style guidelines.
  • Collaborates with City departments to monitor the quality of their web content, provide training and advice on best practices, and help make continuous improvements.
  • Performs other work-related duties as assigned.


Ideal Candidate
Considerable experience in communications, public relations, and public information. Thorough knowledge of multimedia communications techniques, and graphic production skills. Proven experience with writing and editing information for wide distribution under deadline. Knowledge of print, web and video production techniques. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Must possess the creative ability to make effective graphic presentations and production. Ability to establish priorities and to accommodate to a fast-changing high-volume workload. Experience working in a team environment and maintaining working relationships with the media, employees and the community.

About the Department

The Office of Communications and Public Information fosters open, accountable, and effective government by developing, coordinating and delivering meaningful and responsive communications for the community and for City employees. If you are interested in learning more about the Alexandria City government click here , or for a broader view of the City of Alexandria click here .

Minimum & Additional Requirements

To qualify for this position, an applicant must have a bachelor's degree in journalism, English, marketing, communications, or a closely related field; three (3) years of experience in a related communications role; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Ability to speak, read and write fluently in Spanish, Amharic or Arabic is preferred, but not required.

Notes

This position requires the successful completion of pre-employment background checks, including but not limited to criminal background and reference checks.

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