The Web Editor is part of the team that facilitates communications at Lick-Wilmerding High School. Using skills in content management in both print and online media, the Web Editor supports the design and production of communications. Responsibilities for this position include compiling and editing information, graphic design, photography, and video production as appropriate.
The Communications Department monitors and maintains the school’s brand identity standards and supports overall integrity of the website. Whether it’s helping to craft Admissions' online presence during recruitment and enrollment, or promoting fundraising efforts for the Alumni & Development office, Communications at LWHS serves to build and unify the community.
Compile, edit, and format all content for the weekly e-newsletter that gets sent to all parents and students
Organize and maintain the online photo archive
Update all public pages of the website throughout the year, including periodic review of content and layout, a refresh for each new academic year, and optimize the desktop and mobile experience
Publish various content as requested, including but not limited to calendar events, academic syllabi, ticket sales, invitations, media gallery albums, news on the homepage, guidebooks, athletics, alumni, learning strategies, and college counseling pages
Send email blast “pushpages” as necessary
Generate school forms both digital and print
Create resource boards and “group” pages within the website for students, parents, faculty and staff
Coordinate and implement engaging content for social media
Highlight announcements on the lcd screens around campus
Proofread all school publications
Provide wordpress blog support for academic departments
Train new employees who have the content editor role on the school website
Respond to ongoing help desk requests from students, faculty and staff
Take photos and video of activities in and outside of the classroom
Build the school schedule in google calendar
Edit and post job listings externally
Research strategies to improve website design improvements, taking into account the user experience
Promote consistent communications, messaging, branding, etc., as appropriate, across all departments and programs
Ensure all landing pages are compelling with dynamic content for SEO and constituent experience
Analyze user behavior data and make content improvements based on metrics.
Additional work as assigned
The ideal candidate will have:
Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communication
Graphic design skills, including strong knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator
Working knowledge of HTML and CSS; experience with content management systems a plus
Digital photography proficiency; SLR camera and video experience a plus
Ability to multitask and manage multiple, conflicting, and changing needs while still maximizing efficiency
Strong work ethic
Ability to learn quickly
Organized and detail oriented
A keen eye for design
Strong interpersonal skills—empathy, flexibility, and a sense of humor ability to work effectively with all constituencies within the school’s internal and external communities (faculty, staff, students, parents, alumni)
Bachelor’s degree required
How to Apply Please visit lwhs.org/employment to apply for the position. Be sure to submit—all in PDF format—a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. The application process begins immediately and is open until filled. No calls, emails, or faxes please.?
School Overview Lick-Wilmerding High School has an institutional commitment to diversity and encourages applications from candidates of diverse and under-represented backgrounds. Located in San Francisco, LWHS is a college preparatory, co-educational day school serving 490 students from grades 9-12. Founded in 1895 as a technical arts school and tuition free until 1972, LWHS has a long history of welcoming and supporting students from all walks of life and prides itself on being a private school with public purpose. At LWHS, a diverse student body, faculty, and staff in all its forms is central to what we believe constitutes an excellent education, and we are institutionally committed to ongoing reflective work in order to further define and articulate this complex and worthwhile vision.
The average full time teacher workload is 62 students, the students are motivated, and the compensation is generous. Lunch is included in the comprehensive benefits package for faculty and staff.
Successful teaching candidates will have developed a thoughtful teaching practice, have three years of teaching experience at a minimum, have earned a teaching credential, masters degree, or equivalent experience, and know that teachers at the high school level serve as role models and educators both inside and outside the classroom. A love of high school students, flexibility, and a sense of humor are required.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
Mission Statement: A private school with public purpose, Lick-Wilmerding High School develops the head, heart, and hands of highly motivated students from all walks of life, inspiring them to become lifelong learners who contribute to the world with confidence and compassion.