Web Editor

Job Level
Entry-level position
Job Category
  • Systems / Operations
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Web

The Web Editor is part of the team that facilitates communications at Lick-Wilmerding High School. Using skills in content management in both print and online media, the Web Editor supports the design and production of communications. Responsibilities for this position include compiling and editing information, as well as photography and video production as appropriate.

The Communications Department monitors and maintains the school’s brand identity standards and supports overall integrity of the website. Whether it’s helping to craft Admissions’ online presence during recruitment and enrollment, or promoting fundraising efforts for the Alumni & Development office, Communications at LWHS serves to build and unify the community.

Primary responsibilities:

Edit, lay out, and send weekly e-newsletter for parents and students

Organize and maintain the online photo archive

Update all areas of the website for each new academic year including periodic review of public content on all department pages

Publish various content throughout the year including but not limited to calendar events, academic syllabi, ticket sales, invitations, media gallery albums, news on the homepage, athletics, and library pages

Create “Group” pages within the website for Parents Association committees and student clubs

Coordinate and implement engaging content for social media

Highlights announcements on the lcd screens around campus

Proofread all school publications

Additional work as assigned

The ideal candidate will have:

Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communication

Skills in facilitating multiple projects simultaneously

Established team player

Ability to learn quickly

Excellent attention to detail and a keen eye for design

Skills in graphic design and desktop publishing including strong knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator a must
Working knowledge of HTML; experience with CMS a plus

Digital photography proficiency

Strong interpersonal skills, sense of humor, and ability to work effectively with all constituencies within the school’s internal and external communities (faculty, staff, students, parents, alumni)

Bachelor’s degree required

Please visit www.lwhs.org/employment to apply for the position. Be sure to include a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references in MS Word or PDF format.

Deadline to apply is June 15, 2015; desired start date is July 1, 2015. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. No calls or faxes, please.

Lick-Wilmerding High School in San Francisco is a college preparatory, co-educational day school serving approximately 480 students from grades 9-12. Founded in 1895 as a technical arts school and tuition free until 1972, LWHS has a long history of welcoming and supporting students from all walks of life and prides itself on being a private school with public purpose. At LWHS, a diverse student body, faculty and staff in all its forms is central to what we believe constitutes an excellent education, and we are institutionally committed to ongoing reflective work in order to further define and articulate this complex and worthwhile vision.