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Art21 is looking for a Web Producer/Editor

Fri May 18, 2007 14:44

Web Producer/Editor
Art21, Inc., New York, NY

Art21 is a non-profit contemporary art organization dedicated to introducing a large national, and increasingly international, audience to artists working in the United States today. Art21 produces the Emmy nominated primetime PBS series, Art:21—Art in the Twenty-First Century. Art21 also produces extensive free educational resources and outreach programs; companion books published by Harry N. Abrams; and the websites www.pbs.org/art21 and www.art21.org (in development).

Art21, Inc. seeks a full-time Web Producer/Editor to oversee further development/expansion of its websites: www.pbs.org/art21 and www.art21.org. The Web Producer/Editor reports to Art21’s Associate Curator and the Director of Education and Public Programs. Editorial skills, an entrepreneurial spirit, and knowledge of and passion for contemporary art are essential.

Duties include:
-Develop, edit, write content for and maintain websites; moderate and maintain Art21 blogs.
-Make sure all content (rich-media and text) is up-to-date. Coordinate with various Art21 departments regarding events, up-coming broadcasts and all other time sensitive issues.
-Gather content in collaboration with various Art21 departments. Suggest ideas to enhance websites and organizations goals.
-Oversee all technical aspects of websites. Make changes; upload pages and multimedia content, act as liaison with independent designers and contractors as necessary.
-Work with various Art21 departments to build audience for websites and increase traffic. Suggest online marketing and promotion initiatives.
-Develop and distribute e-newsletters in collaboration with various Art21 departments.
-Work with Art21 development department to expand system for online donations.
-Capture/build Art21’s email lists.
-Build alliances with other websites.
-Oversee addition of video and audio components to websites, including any related licensing agreements and rights issues.
-Ensure all independent contractors perform work on time and on budget.
-Maintain record of website expenses and create budgets for new web projects.


-3-4 years web production experience.
-Experience with online content management tools.
-Proficiency in web production—including photo manipulation, graphic creation, and advanced HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
-Proficiency with video and other new media content; Familiarity with compression software for streaming video online
-Experience with online social networking features.
-Experience with web analytics.
-Proven editorial and writing skills.
-Strong communication and project management skills.
-Background in art journalism a plus.
-Knowledge of film/television production a plus.

Salary Commensurate with Experience.

Art21, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

How to Apply:
E-mail, cover letter, resume, urls, and salary requirements to job@art21.org.
PLEASE NO telephone calls.
Position available immediately