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The Assistant Digital Producer plays a key role in the day-to-day production of Pew Research Center's website and other digital properties. The ideal candidate is curious, collaborative and detail-oriented with strong news judgment and an eye for leveraging Pew Research data and findings for an online audience. They will serve as an editorial and technical resource for digital production and product development needs across the Center, serving as the primary person shepherding content through the daily production process. This position reports to the Associate Digital Director.
Publishing content to Pew Research Center websites using WordPress and other content management systems
Making updates to website topic pages and section fronts
Performing quality control and copy-editing duties as needed for all materials published
Collaborating with audience and design teams to ensure all content is optimized for social media and search
Collaborating with UX, communications, editors, and digital analytics specialist to maintain and apply content taxonomy
Working with digital analytics specialist to measure reach and impact of digital products
Maintaining production workflows for multiple projects at once, shepherding all elements of report publication through the review and approval process
Working with other producers as well as research and communications teams to help generate concepts for digital features, identifying strategic editorial goals and helping prioritize projects
Serving as back-up producer when other digital team members are on tight deadlines
Drafting blog posts, email newsletters and website feature copy as needed
Publishing email newsletters and other promotional materials as needed
Bachelor's degree, preferably in journalism or related field
One-to-two years digital production experience, ideally at a think tank, research or news organization
Experience with WordPress
Experience conceiving, creating and/or editing digital features and packages
Knowledge and Skill Requirements
Demonstrated understanding of standards-based HTML, CSS and search engine optimization
Strong news judgment, headline-writing skills, copy writing and editing skills
Interest in emerging digital technologies and best practices including content management, publication workflow, user experience, social media marketing, audio/video, etc.
Basic understanding of fundamentals of information architecture and user-centric design
Familiarity with industry-standard digital production tools (Adobe CS, etc.)
Ability to meet deadlines with strict attention to detail and accuracy
Interest in Pew Research Center's diverse body of work and in exploring innovative ways of presenting data and research via digital channels
Familiarity with social media (Buffer, Hootsuite, Sprout, etc.) and email marketing (MailChimp, Constant Contact, etc.) platforms a plus
Experience with Google Analytics or other web analytics tools a plus
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