Web Editor

    • Job Tracking ID: 622B
    • Job Location: Lenexa, KS
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: January 21, 2022
    • Years of Experience: 7 - 10 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

This position is based in our Lenexa, KS office. Our employees work 3 days per week in the office and may work remotely the remaining 2 days (Hybrid).

DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION

Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion, working along four key fronts:

  • Within the CHA organization
  • Within the CHA children’s hospital membership
  • Within children’s hospitals and their communities via care delivery
  • Within the policymaking environment in Washington, DC

With children’s hospitals we strive to ensure organizational cultures where everyone feels valued and actively participates in the mission of our organizations. Racism stands firmly in the way of improving children’s health. We remain vigilant in our quest for a diverse and inclusive com­munity and in standing against racism and discrimination wherever it exists.

VACCINATIONS:

Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) is committed to the health and safety of our employees, vendors, and those we work with at and in support of our nation’s children’s hospitals. CHA requires all new hires, regardless of position or location, to be fully vaccinated. All new hires must have received two Pfizer or Moderna vaccinations or one Johnson & Johnson vaccination, in addition to completion of a two-week period after the final vaccination, prior to the first day of employment at CHA.

WHO WE ARE

CHA advances child health through innovation in the quality, cost, and delivery of care. Representing 220 members, CHA is the voice of our member hospitals nationally. These hospitals are essential providers, setting the standard for the highest quality pediatric care while training the next generation of pediatricians. With its members, CHA champions policies that enable pediatric hospitals to better serve children; leverages its position as the pediatric leader in data analytics to facilitate national collaborative and research efforts to improve performance; and spreads best practices to benefit the children of our nation. CHA has offices in Lenexa, KS, and Washington, DC.

VISA SPONSORSHIP

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

JOB SUMMARY

Manages the publication of content to Children’s Hospital Association’s (CHA) website. This includes writing copy or coordinating and editing contributions from colleagues. Maintains a bird’s eye view of content across the website and is responsible for helping to strategically improve the accuracy, timeliness, organization, and clarity of web content. As the site’s content champion, this role will play an integral part in creating and maintaining content and communicating across the organization.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Website Writing, Editing and Content Development

  • Plan and manage the publication of website content to align with organizational goals, strategies, and editorial calendar.
  • Write and edit content for grammar, style, clarity and consistency in a web content management system to ensure alignment with standards, best practices and relevancy to users.
  • Work with internal content creators to help their content meet established standards and strategic goals.
  • Manage the daily workflow of content for the website; track content and identify opportunities and connections to other channels and projects.
  • Ensure overall cohesiveness, quality, flow and organization of website content.
  • Participate and lead website planning and content governance groups.
  • Plan and facilitate content audits and content updates.
  • Develop and follow editorial procedures and style guidelines and promote consistency during the publishing process.
  • Review and leverage metrics to inform data-based decisions about content.
  • Support staff training about web writing and best practices.

Supports Marketing and Communications Processes and Strategy

  • Measure engagement and report on key success metrics for projects and initiatives.
  • Meet business needs in a responsive and efficient manner; foster a collaborative work spirit across the team and organization.
  • Participate as part of a creative team, constantly evaluating and trialing new tools or strategies to capture audience attention and encourage action.
  • Support the needs of other marketing and communications projects and team members as assigned.
  • Adhere to Associated Press and CHA style guidelines and look for creative and collaborative ways to educate staff on these standards as appropriate.

Project Management

  • Lead and/or participate in communications and marketing projects as needed, helping to appropriately scope, manage tasks and resources and deliver project to completion to meet objectives within timelines.
  • Participate in planning using Wrike (or similar) project planning tool; use project management principles and applications to create project plans and meet deadlines.
  • Collaborate with team to develop, use and monitor templates and processes to drive efficiency and quality.

Experience and Skills:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or related field required.

Experience and Special Skills:

  • Seven years of digital editing experience and creating content in health care or B-to-B industries.
  • Proven track record of improving content for the web and editing and creating content to achieve organizational goals, client goals and/or user needs.
  • Digitally savvy with excellent verbal, written, organizational and time management skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of AP Style.
  • Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills.
  • Extremely detail oriented, thorough and accurate.
  • Proven experience managing rapidly shifting priorities and deadlines.
  • Experience producing work in content management systems, such as Sitecore and Higher Logic.
  • Comfortable managing numerous tasks with competing deadlines.
  • Understanding of SEO concepts, usability and web analytics a plus.
  • Knowledge of best practices for writing online.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across teams and organization.

 

Children’s Hospital Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, and protected veteran status, or disability status.

 

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