The PDX Parent Web Editor should be a skilled writer and researcher with an eye for detail and an understanding of the special requirements of publishing web content. 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage online content. 
    • Plan and maintain website editorial calendar.
    • Write new articles and roundups.
    • Update existing content and roundups as needed.
    • Manage freelance writers to create engaging and original content for the web within designated budget.
    • Set up reviews of upcoming performances (plan for the upcoming performances, find reviewers, coordinate with theaters, etc.)
    • Respond to timely news events with web-only stories that explore how they impact local families and kids.
    • Manage monthly posts of magazine content
    • Collaborate with clients, marketing and photographers, contributing writers to improve article presentation
  • Analyze  Google Analytics and SEO performance
    • Monitor website traffic to measure popularity
    • Create quarterly web performance reports for publisher
    • Create reports for and communicate with clients on metrics for digital advertising, including web ad stats, pageviews, email newsletters, e-blast performance
  • Other Duties
    • Work with Publisher on layout of website including images, graphics, video, and artwork. 
    • Work with Publisher in managing sponsored content.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in writing, editing, and proofreading
  • Ability to manage workload effectively
  • Self-motivated and comfortable working with limited creative direction, but — at the same time — communicative and collaborative when the job calls for it
  • Passion for and familiarity with our local parenting community  Attention to detail and intolerance for errors
  • WordPress experience 
  • Google Analytics knowledge

Salary: $1500/month
Hours: 55
Schedule: Flexible but includes daily, timely communication with co-workers and website users.  

Interested candidates should send resumes and cover letter outlining why you think you’d be a good fit for the position to  [email protected]

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