WordPress Associate

A Volunteer Position

Summary

We are looking for help managing our organization website and OCS Community landing pages through WordPress. We need assistance with site structure, page development, and updating page content as content is made available.

We anticipate that as a knowledgeable WordPress associate, you will need approximately three to five hours per week to perform a few routine and requested tasks, or about 12 to 15 hours per month overall.

Work Performed

  • Contributing to “scope of build” conversations with development team, project managers, designers, and others
  • Website work on request, including creating new pages and updating existing pages
  • Updating media page and monitoring blog posts
  • Creating and updating OCS Community pages as content is made available
  • Aids marketing staff, program managers, community directors, and others in requirements gathering, web project planning, and general technical questions

Requirements (or willing to learn)

  • Experience with WordPress as a blogging and website platform
  • Ability to use pre-designed WordPress website themes
  • Ability to use shortcodes provided by a theme template
  • Knowledge of rudimentary HTML coding for font styling and paragraph adjustments
  • Understanding of placing images on pages: resolution, sizing, positioning, etc.
  • Integrating sliced PSD files (usually already converted to HTML/CSS) into either WordPress or some other proven open source system
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Indesign is helpful but not necessary

Additional Requirements

  • A communicator and collaborator
  • Pleasant, personable demeanor (face-to-face, on the phone and via email)
  • Keen ability to multi-task; self-starter
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