Job Details

Web Specialist – Communications & Marketing

City of Hillsboro, Hillsboro

Job - Government

Close Date: 10/27/2017

Web Specialist – Communications & Marketing
City Manager’s Office

Salary Range: $4,291 - $5,646 per month.
Starting salary is $4,291 - $5,220 (depending upon qualifications), plus full benefits package.

Are you a creative and collaborative person who loves working with people to create excellent website content?
Do you have experience designing and creating web graphics?
Do you thrive in an innovative team environment?

If so, then the City of Hillsboro has an opportunity for you!

The City of Hillsboro is searching for the ideal Web Specialist who is passionate about communicating with residents in our growing, vibrant, and diverse community. We are looking for a creative person with high-level writing skills who will add their enthusiasm, and sense of humor to the Communication and Marketing Web team in the City Manager’s Office.

Our employees are our community’s greatest resource, and we need your help to keep Hillsboro residents informed about City services, events, programs, and advanced planning that impact the quality of life in Hillsboro.

Potential candidates for this position should have experience – or an interest in learning – in the following areas: website content management, writing, marketing, project coordination, web content creation, web ADA compliance, digital photography, and graphic design. The ideal candidate will bring a creative and out-of-the-box mindset to work in communicating information, and be a strong team player. We look forward to hearing from you!

Training and Experience:
• Associate Degree or (preferred) Bachelor in Journalism, Communications, or a closely related field; and at least one year experience in communications, journalism, project coordination; graphic design or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

Potential candidates for this position should have experience – or an interest in learning – in the following areas:
• Experience using web content management systems (CMS)
• Knowledge of website ADA compliance issues
• Ability to create ADA compliant documents
• Understand how to write effective content for websites
• Strong editing and proof reading skills
• Strong customer service skills
• Knowledge of multimedia and web best practices
• Ability to create web and info. graphics
• Ability to edit and enhance photography using Photoshop
• Assist with the website content editor training program
• Support department web content editors
• Coordinate content editor meetings
• Regularly communicate and coordinate with City staff
• Help maintain our website branding and recommend changes as needed
• Knowledge of digital and online marketing strategies
• Participate in website navigation design and recommend changes as needed
• Ability to adapt to changing priorities

You Have the Ability to:

• Communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing
• Be a member of a dynamic team that enjoys working together
• Perform professional work with minimal supervision
• Think creatively and strive to innovate in how we communicate with the community
• Perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines
• Analyze and troubleshoot issues
• Use logical and creative thought processes to develop solutions
• Promote a culture of teamwork and communication by working in collaboration and treating coworkers with respect and dignity, and maintaining an open mind to diverse voices and ideas.
• Facilitate working relationship with department staff and coworkers
• Provide timely and detail oriented customer service
• Apply integrity, ingenuity, and inventiveness in the performance of assigned tasks
• Utilize a computer and relevant software applications
• Learn and adapt to rapidly changing information and technology

General Statement of Duties
The principal function of an employee in this class is to perform technical, administrative and research functions for projects or programs requiring specialized training and knowledge along with the ability to plan, coordinate and assist with the implementation of such projects or programs.

• Valid Driver’s License and safe driving record.

To Apply
Please visit our website to apply online through our link. For an alternative to our online application system you may download and print an application packet.

Employment applications must be completed online or returned by mail, fax or in person by the closing deadline of the position. Applications received after the filing deadline, by email, or without a cover letter, resume, and supplemental responses will not be considered. Resumes will not substitute for the employment application. Applications may be submitted by fax to meet the application deadline.

City of Hillsboro
150 E Main Street, Second Floor
Hillsboro, Oregon 97123
503-615-3459 fax

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