Missouri History Museum
  • 24-Dec-2020 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Communications
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Base starting rate: $18
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Comprehensive benefits package


Position Summary:

The Web Content Coordinator plays a vital role on the Missouri Historical Society's digital communications team. This position handles the day-to-day content for mohistory.org and MHS's email marketing program. The Web Content Coordinator will serve as gatekeeper and editor for submitted content and the writer for new content. This position will ensure a consistent brand voice and that all graphic and brand standards are met.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinates day-to-day content for mohistory.org, serving as the gatekeeper for submitted content and the writer for new content. Ensures that graphic and brand standards are being met.
  • Ensures a uniform digital voice for mohistory.org and the online presence of the Missouri Historical Society and its entities: the Missouri History Museum, Soldiers Memorial Military Museum, and the Library and Research Center.
  • Tracks/reports on web analytics using Google Analytics and utilizes analytics to make recommendations on website improvements.
  • Coordinates day-to-day operations of MHS's email marketing program, inputting and designing messages, scheduling and planning mailings.
  • Maintains the email marketing database of recipients.
  • Tracks/reports on statistics for MHS's email marketing program and analyses the data in order to improve MHS's email marketing strategy.
  • Contributes content for MHS's social media channels as needed.
  • Monitors trends and mission-driven opportunities to engage the public in meaningful ways.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in communications, journalism, English, or other related field.
  • At least one year of experience working in web content writing, editing, or social media.
  • Experience with email marketing software.
  • Experience with creating compelling messages for different target demographics and personas.
  • Willingness to attend specified evening and weekend events to provide social media coverage.

Preferred Qualification:

  • Understanding of how data and analytics shape strategy.

Skills:

  • Proven writing and editing skills.¬†
  • Knowledge of Chicago Style.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-focused environment.
  • Knowledge of basic HTML and Adobe Photoshop. Familiarity with web analytics tools, specifically Google Analytics.
  • Knowledge of SEO principles and web accessibility standards.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to motivate and drive collaboration.
  • Ability to work both independently and with small committees and groups.
  • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail.

Deadline to Apply: Position open until filled.

Please upload cover letter and resume when applying.

*Potential candidates will be asked to submit 3-5 writing samples.

External job boards: Please click here to apply.

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