Requirements: Excellent skills in proofreading, copyediting, and word-processing are essential. Familiarity with basic HTML, content management systems, and other tools are a plus. The candidate should be able to work independently, budget time effectively, pursue several projects simultaneously, and meet agreed-upon deadlines.
Responsibilities: The position of Editorial Assistant, Website Maintenance supports the work of staff editors in maintaining the Museum’s website; uploads revisions, corrections, and new articles throughout the site using CMS and upload tools furnished by the Technology department; copyedits, codes, and formats new web texts; proofreads test versions of new or corrected web pages before they go live; and helps to circulate test pages to contributors for their review and approval. This position maintains and enforces the site’s editorial consistency in matters of style; assists with tracking and managing the workflow of texts and images submitted for posting on the site; supports the website’s ongoing migration to new technologies, which may require implementing site-wide changes; and assists in long-range projects to input and publish a range of data sets to the site. Individual consults with the Technology department as needed and performs other maintenance-related tasks as assigned.
Work schedule: 21 hours per week (part-time)
Reports to: Head of Publications and Editorial Services
Starting date: As soon as possible
To apply: Please send a cover letter and résumé via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls, please.