Web Producer / / THE CHIMES
Basic Function and Responsibility:
The Chimes Web Producer is responsible for the development and promotion of the Chimes’ website. The Web Producer is responsible both for setting a broad vision for the Chimes’ online presence, as well as handling the details to make their vision come to fruition. In addition to managing its interaction with the print edition, the Web Producer coordinates a daily mix of multimedia and interactive elements that establish the Chimes website as its own publication with unique offerings to an online audience. They also keep up with the latest in the world of online journalism in order to implement the most effective, cutting-edge strategies.
The ideal candidate is a tech-comfortable student who is well-connected and curious about everything that happens on campus; someone with tremendous initiative and commitment to get content out, despite personal inconvenience; and an excellent team player who stays in communication with the rest of the staff at all times. They also have, ideally, some experience in web design, coding and social media.
Supervision received: Chimes Editor-in-Chief, Managing Editor
Supervision of others: Bloggers
General: Demonstrate a working knowledge of AP style. Savvy with computer programs including Microsoft Word, Google Docs, Hootsuite and social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter. Possess strong editing, grammar and writing skills. Demonstrate the ability to supervise a team and provide constructive criticism in a helpful and appropriate manner. Have a flexible attitude. Be invested in the work and vision of the Chimes. Show good interpersonal skills and excellent communication. Be able to manage a staff. Posses an attention to details that allows for the execution of a broad vision.
Education and experiences: At the time of election or appointment, must attend or accepted to Biola as a full-time student. Prior experience working with newspapers, yearbook, magazines or prior work, class experience, or journalism is preferable.