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Managing Web Producer
Summary
Title:Managing Web Producer
ID:1057-CP-HRSG
Department:Communications
Location:College Park, MD
Description


Managing Web Producer
College Park, MD

Who We Are
The American Physical Society (APS) is a nonprofit membership organization working to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics through its outstanding research journals, scientific meetings, and education, outreach, advocacy, and international activities. APS represents over 55,000 members, including physicists in academia, national laboratories, and industry in the United States and throughout the world. Society offices are located in College Park, MD (Headquarters), Ridge, NY, and Washington, D.C.

Position Summary
As the new Managing Web Producer for APS, you’ll support the organization by ensuring all content across APS websites is compelling, accurate, and up-to-date. You’ll work across the organization to create, maintain, and continually improve content on all APS website. On a day-to-day basis, you’ll lead the daily content production for APS websites, manage the editorial calendar, and ensure that content complies with web governance and style guide. You’re at home in the APS CMS, and you have a natural ability to understand the goals of both the organization and its users; you’re able to execute and assist in planning content strategies that bring the two together.

Is This You?

  • Bachelor's degree in English, communications, journalism, or related field.
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills.
  • 3–5 years of experience as a content strategist or closely related position.
  • Experience working with WCAG and 508 compliances.
  • Experience working with nonprofits, scholarly publishing, and scientific content a plus.
  • Familiarity with common content management systems.
  • Experience with user-centered design principles.
  • Experience with common web analytics tools.
  • Basic knowledge of semantic HTML markup and structured content.
  • Experience working with modern web media and interactive formats.
  • Portfolio or ability to demonstrate contributions on past content strategy-related projects.

This is Us!
Our Mission: 

To advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics for the benefit of humanity, promote physics, and serve the broader physics community, we:

  • Provide a welcoming and supportive professional home for an active, engaged, and diverse membership
  • Advance scientific discovery and research dissemination
  • Advocate for physics and physicists, and amplify the voice for science
  • Share the excitement of physics and communicate the essential role physics plays in the modern world
  • Promote effective physics education for all

The core values that drive our mission are:

  • The Scientific Method
  • Truth and Integrity
  • Diversity, Inclusion, and Respect
  • Partnering, Cooperation, and Open Collaboration
  • Speaking Out
  • Education and Learning

 

The American Physical Society is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, pregnancy (including childbirth or related condition), citizenship, familial status, mental or physical disability, veteran status, generic information, other non-disqualifying disability, or any other characteristic protect by law. 

We welcome you to apply today! 

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