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Sunday, June 30, 2013

Contract P/T - Content Manager, IEEE (NJ/Telecommute)

Content Manager, IEEE – telecommute

This is a temporary, part time position – 8 months.

Earthzine seeks an experienced and active online professional to serve as Content Manager, with a long-term goal of further developing and updating our Web presence.


Earthzine ( is an online publication of the IEEE and a contribution to the Group on Earth Observations. The Earthzine staff is composed of volunteers and a few paid workers who oversee the site’s management and operations. Associate Editors and subject matter experts identify and review articles for publication as part of quarterly themes.

Specific Expectations:

· Format and post articles using a WordPress content management system (CMS)

· Syndicate two to three international news items daily pertaining to the nine societal benefit areas of GEOSS (Agriculture, Biodiversity, Climate, Disasters, Ecosystems, Energy, Health, Water, and Weather), and other areas of interest

· Manage and maintain the back end of, including event lists, comments, author profiles, and other projects as needed

Develop, update and redesign on an ongoing basis

· Monitor traffic via Google Analytics, and use data for strategic planning purposes

· Attend weekly and/or monthly staff/volunteer meetings

· 15 hours per week: The employee is expected to manage his/her time to complete the key work activities each week within these limits.


A college degree. ƒnExperience with WordPress, and specific knowledge of maintaining and developing sites using the CMS. Experience with PHP and HTML a plus. The position is virtual; the employee is required to provide his/her own work space, computer equipment, software and Internet access.

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