Join our team at this exciting time as our new President and CEO reintroduces Japan Society for the global era in our second century with plans for global innovation, program revitalization, and deepened bridge-building between the people of the United States and Japan. As the Digital Producer, you will be responsible for managing the organization’s owned digital real estate and will play a key role in shaping the digital roadmap for the future.
The Digital Producer is responsible for overseeing, developing, and updating all content on the Japan Society website, including program and event pages, promotional placements, and registration flows. This person also manages email marketing initiatives across multiple teams, scheduling and producing all campaigns, and ensuring a successful build, testing and launch process. The ideal candidate should have a solid understanding of website and mobile optimization, SEO/SEM and analytics, plus be comfortable with light graphic design and image editing. HTML and CSS proficiency is a must.
As the Digital Producer, you must be an excellent project manager, with superb writing and proofreading skills. The role requires flexibility in working across multiple projects concurrently, with an ability to shift priorities when needed.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop content and manage edits to Japan Society web properties using a proprietary CMS, ensuring design and copy meet Japan Society’s style guide and graphicstandards;
Schedule, produce and edit the society’s email marketing campaigns, in close coordination with the program, communications, and development teams;
Oversee the primary Japan Society email inbox and respond to, or redirect inquiries, in a timely manner;
Monitor and update SEO metadata, and manage all facets of the organization’s SEM campaigns (via Google Adwords);
Analyze site traffic, content usage, and ticket sale conversion, and recommend or implement data-based optimizations where applicable;
4-year degree in related field, or combination of relevant education and work experience;
3+ years work experience in related positions;
Proficiency in HTML, CSS, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office required;
Working knowledge of CMS operations and email marketing platforms;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
Fine-tuned skills in accuracy and proofreading with meticulous attention to details;
Familiarity with principles of user experience design (UX), including usability, navigation, site architecture, information design and accessibility;
Ability to prioritize workload and manage multiple projects and overlapping deadlines;
Desire to work in a highly collaborative environment, with a passion for problem solving;
Experience with Blackbaud software, Google Analytics and HTML5 desired;
Strong interest in Japanese culture a plus.
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