The Global Economy and Development program at Brookings aims to shape the policy debate on how to improve global economic cooperation and fight global poverty and sources of social stress.
The Web Content and Digital Media Manager oversees and coordinates the updating and dissemination of all Global Economy and Development Program (Global) web and social media content, including content from Global’s various initiatives and projects. Reporting directly to the program’s Director of Communications and in collaboration with Brookings Central Communications, the manager develops and manages Global’s digital and social media strategy and tactics and advises on opportunities for content enhancement and optimization.
We anticipate this position starting in November 2018.
Design and Management of Global Web Content and Related Center/Initiative/Project Content (55%)
Social Media Management and Digital Outreach (20%)
Publications and Editing (15%)
Web Analytics and Strategic Improvements (10%)
Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. Minimum of three years of related experience required including communications/web site design. Writing, editing or proofreading experience preferred; experience/interest with graphic design is a plus. Existing relationships with bloggers and online commentators and new media expertise is desirable. Experience in managing social media platforms, and working in a policy or educational environment is desirable.
Must have demonstrated excellent organizational, communication, and writing skills. Strong oral and written communications skills. Ability to prioritize, and to work under pressure with discretion and mature judgment. Must be a self-starter and work well with others. Proficiency with WYSIWYG software and HTML required. Knowledge of or interest in global economic and development policies is preferred. Familiarity with content management systems desirable; familiarity with SharePoint, Adobe InDesign and Photoshop a plus.
All applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S.
Brookings requires that all applicants submit a cover letter and resume. Please attach your cover letter and resume as one document when you apply.
Successful completion of a background investigation is required for employment at Brookings.
Brookings is an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, or other factors protected by law.