Web Content Manager

Pensacola, Florida, United States | Digital - Content | Full-time

Apply by: June 15, 2021
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BioNews Employee Value Proposition
Be part of a special organization whose passion and culture are all about its patients. Contribute to helping our patient communities have a better quality of life. Learn about healthcare. Learn about rare diseases. Learn about publishing. Learn about research. Grow personally and professionally through direct engagement in how we deliver our services. Bring your passion to advocate for those living with rare diseases. Help spread awareness about the daily challenges that most will never have to face. We “live our culture”. Join us and make a difference. Work remote in most circumstances. We are very proud of the fact that we employ actual rare disease patients who contribute to our business.

Who is BioNews www.bionews.com
BioNews Services is a leading online health, science, publication, and research company that exists for one purpose: to serve the patient living with a rare disease. We do this by connecting them with current, trusted, and relevant news and information. This content is delivered regularly and provided by actual patients as well as professional journalists, writers, editors, scientists, and experienced media executives.  Our end customers are truly patients living with rare diseases. 

Our  Company Culture: 
BioNews has a professionally led culture that is based on our foundation to support individuals affected by rare diseases. This means we operate as a professional organization that includes a real-life Vision, Mission, and Values. We treat our associates as professional individuals. In a professional environment, we understand and believe our actions are better when done professionally through processes that include communications,  strategic planning, business planning, organization development, leadership development, learning and development, performance management, and other human resources processes. We practice consultative management and value collaboration and firmly believe that "none of us is as good as all of us.  

BioNews Vision
To empower, inspire, and champion the patient voice as the preeminent resource that serves to engage, inform, and connect the global rare disease community.

BioNews Purpose
We connect rare disease communities by providing a unified and distinctive space to engage, educate, and empower those affected by rare diseases to help improve patient health and quality of life.

Values: R.A.R.E.

  • RESPONSIBILITY 
  • ADVOCACY
  • RELATIONSHIPS
  • EMPOWERMENT

Characteristics of people we’d like to be part of our team
Passionate about our culture. Engaging. Flexible. Interested in learning. Wants to be part of a growing, learning organization. 

We are currently looking for a Regular, Full time, Exempt employee for the role of Web Content Manager in our Digital Content Department. 

Position Summary: 

BioNews is seeking a web content manager who will be responsible for the display, design, and optimization of content across our digital platforms. On a daily basis, this person will work with managers, editors, and the analytics department to ensure all content, from news to surveys to multimedia, is published and displayed properly on sites.

Our ideal candidate will be savvy about web traffic and know how to use metrics to maximize content performance. He or she will be driven to become knowledgeable on topics of particular interest to readers and will take a proactive approach in identifying stories with potential to resonate with them. He or she should be a strong wordsmith who is adept at both writing and editing.

At BioNews, you will have the opportunity to work with a group of creative, supportive, and like-minded individuals who are all dedicated to the mission of getting timely, accurate, and relevant information out to our patient communities to help them be active participants in their healthcare.

Location:

Pensacola, Florida : This position is strongly preferred to be located in the corporate office in Pensacola, FL. 

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Manage the curation of content across BioNews digital platforms
  • Work closely with the analytics team to develop strategies for improving content performance to drive traffic and increase engagement
  • Monitor daily traffic to determine how content is performing
  • Work with managers and editors on creating special packages and collections as needed
  • Manage homepage and menu bar navigation/organization
  • Work across divisions on publication of all types of content, including news stories, columns, surveys, multimedia, etc., to ensure consistency and proper placement.
  • Create and maintain templates as needed
  • Act as the final step in the publishing process for daily news and columns; prime all content for display, adding pull quotes, recommended reading suggestions, and images/graphics
  • Write cutlines, subheads, and page and collection descriptions as needed
  • Perform quality control checks to ensure sites are operational and displaying content correctly; work with IT to resolve issues
  • Moderate reader comments

Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communication or journalism or related field, or equivalent relevant experience

Experience Required:

  •  3-5 years’ experience in web content management, preferably for an independent media company 

Experience Preferred:

  • 1-2 years’ experience as a copy editor 

Skills Required:

  • Highly proficient in management of digital content
  • Extensive knowledge of SEO and metrics tools (Google Analytics, ChartBeat) and best practices for content optimization
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Proficient in WordPress

Abilities Required:

  • Communication (oral and written) 
  • Organization 
  • Flexible 
  • Detail-oriented 
  • Team player 
  • Creativity