The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, seeks two Web Content Specialists to provide technical and platform support for our AAP.org and HealthyChildren.org websites. These positions will work in a fast-pace environment to maintain and update the websites including images, graphics, page layouts, forms, and other site functionality.
Some duties include: 1. Maintain and update websites, ensuring that all content follows SEO best practices and adheres to website governance and style guides. 2. Respond to requests submitted to the Website Request Form in a timely manner. 3. Manage library of Standard Operating Procedure documents for AAP.org/HealthyChildren.org as well as other site documentation, as needed. 4. Maintain Site Map, Standard Operating Procedures, and other tracking documents for the site. Create monthly content update reports. 5. Route article drafts and other materials to assigned reviewers and incorporate changes into manuscripts and drafts as directed. 6. Prepare newsletters using established templates and maintain email lists for registered site users, and Virtual Parent Panel. 7. Download and prepare images for site/social media usage; maintain image library, including managing metadata and permissions. 8. Create team sites for website projects and manage permissions. 9. Run monthly website Google Analytics reports and provide analytics reports to AAP staff upon request. 10. Create redirect links and maintain accuracy of all internal and external links on AAP.org/HealthyChildren.org by running regularly scheduled link checks and correcting all errors. 11. Respond to and troubleshoot website issues and work with IT staff and website editor to solve technical issues in displaying content. 12. Perform usability tests on interface design, new functionality, and layouts to ensure cross-browser compatibility and consistent site functionality.
Qualifications Needed: 1. Bachelor’s degree in computer science, digital publishing, digital communications, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required. 2. Two to three years of related web content management experience required. 3. Strong technical acumen with proficiency in MS Office; familiarity with content management systems (CMS), basic coding (HTML, XML, CSS), and Google Analytics; and the ability to learn and apply new technologies essential. 4. Excellent organizational and time management skills required. Must pay close attention to detail and be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Fluency in Spanish a plus for the HealthyChildren.org position. Some overtime and weekend work may be required.
To learn more about the organization, see full job descriptions for each position, and/or apply for these two separate positions, please visit https://www.aap.org/employment.
The AAP offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, since 2005 the AAP has been named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area. Additionally, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace.
Reasonable Accommodation: Individuals with a disability in need of a reasonable accommodation regarding the job application process may call 630-626-6297. Please note, only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.
Internal Number: 6306266000
About American Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is a membership organization of 67,000 pediatricians and approximately 475 staff committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. The AAP promotes pediatrics and advances child health priorities by developing policy, conducting research, building coalitions, raising public awareness, funding community-based projects, and supporting training and professional education for our membership.
Mission: The mission of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is to attain optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. To accomplish this mission, the AAP shall support the professional needs of its members.
Our fabulous benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, LTD/STD, Vacation, Sick, Holiday pay, 401K/403B, Health and Wellness Reimbursement Program, Goal Achievement Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts.