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Digital Content Manager

Company: Chemical Abstracts Service, a Division of the Amer
Location: Washington
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

The American Chemical Society is looking for a Digital Content Manager. The incumbent will be responsible for collecting, curating, editing and publishing content for the bi-weekly ChemunityNews e-newsletter and quarterly online edition of Chemmatters Magazine. They will also share duties with other team members approving content submitted to the content management system. The candidate will actively be involved with identifying areas of improvement across Education-related web pages, and using web best practices, including content inventories and ROT analysis (Redundant, Outdated, Trivial) to offer recommendations to internal stakeholder and execute the improvements.

Position Accountabilities

  • Responsible for the on-time production of ChemunityNews and Chemmatters Magazine.
  • Identifies areas of improvement on education web pages (look, appropriateness, accuracy, tone, SEO, calls to action, user experience, accessibility).
  • Makes recommendations to education stakeholders on how to improve web pages based on best web practices and user experience.
  • Helps with the maintenance and organization of stock images purchased.
  • Helps with large scale content entering for new websites and web site migrations into the content management system.
  • Responds to requests from stakeholders needing help with updates to webpages, creating new pages, while working closely with the Web Strategy and Operations team to complete the work.
  • Participates in development of user testing activities (in-person and online), surveys and other forms of research to assess usability, user satisfaction for ChemunityNews, Chemmatters and other Education web sites and pages.

Position Requirements

Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, marketing, or related science, or equivalent experience, required. Experience editing content in a content management system (Adobe Experience Manager Preferred). Experience working in an agile project management environment is helpful. Must have a basic understanding of user experience and content strategy for the web. Candidates must be detail-oriented and able to quickly spot and correct inconsistencies with content submissions (incorrect formatting, file sizes, spelling and grammatical errors). Other necessities include the ability to thrive in a team environment while also being able to work independently. Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills, clear and concise writing and presentation skills. Cultural/global awareness and experience is highly desirable.


Keywords: Chemical Abstracts Service, a Division of the Amer, Washington DC , Digital Content Manager, Other , Washington, DC

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