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:

  • Compile, edit and format all content for the weekly e-newsletter that is sent to all parents and students
  • Organize and maintain the online photo archive
  • Update all public pages of the website throughout the year, including periodic review of content and layout, a refresh for each new academic year, and optimize the desktop and mobile experience
  • Publish various content as requested, including but not limited to calendar events, academic syllabi, ticket sales, invitations, media gallery albums, news on the homepage, guidebooks, athletics, alumni, learning strategies, and college counseling pages
  • Send email blast “pushpages” as necessary
  • Generate school forms both digital and print
  • Create resource boards and “group” pages within the website for students, parents, faculty and staff
  • Coordinate and implement engaging content for social media
  • Highlight announcements on the lcd screens around campus
  • Proofread all school publications
  • Provide wordpress blog support for academic departments
  • Train new employees who have the content editor role on the school website
  • Respond to ongoing help desk requests from students, faculty and staff
  • Take photos and video of activities in and outside of the classroom
  • Build the school schedule in google calendar
  • Edit and post job listings externally
  • Research strategies to improve website design improvements, taking into account the user experience
  • Promote consistent communications, messaging, branding, etc., as appropriate, across all departments and programs
  • Ensure all landing pages are compelling with dynamic content for SEO and constituent experience
  • Analyze user behavior data and make content improvements based on metrics.
  • Additional work as assigned






The ideal candidate will have:

  • Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communication
  • Graphic design skills, including strong knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator
  • Working knowledge of HTML and CSS; experience with content management systems a plus
  • Digital photography proficiency; SLR camera and video experience a plus
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple, conflicting, and changing needs while still maximizing efficiency
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • A keen eye for design
  • Strong interpersonal skills—empathy, flexibility, and a sense of humor 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 apply through this site and submit—all in PDF format—a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. The application process begins immediately and is open until filled. No calls, emails or faxes please.