About Pro Bono Net and LawHelpNY
Pro Bono Net is a national non-profit organization dedicated to increasing access to justice through innovative technology solutions and collaborative partnerships that transform the way legal help reaches those in need. Our comprehensive programs, which include LawHelpNY, enable the public interest legal community to make a stronger impact, increase volunteer lawyer participation, and provide resources and self-help tools that allow the public to understand their rights and resolve legal issues that threaten family security, livelihood and stability. To learn more about our programs, visit: http://www.probono.net/about/item.Mission.
LawHelpNY is a legal information website providing high-quality information about free legal services throughout New York about legal rights in a broad range of substantive areas. LawHelpNY is committed to providing information that is user-friendly, in English, Spanish, and other languages, to help low-income and other vulnerable New Yorkers achieve equal access to justice. In 2017 LawHelpNY will undergo a content refresh to improve the visitor experience to the website and strengthen legal services community partnerships.
LawHelpNY Content Manager Position
Pro Bono Net is seeking an energetic self-starter for the LawHelpNY Content Manager position. The Content Manager will report to the LawHelpNY Program Director. The ideal candidate is a bilingual attorney with 2-3 years related website content and social media experience and is familiar with HTML and CSS. The Content Manager will be responsible for developing a content strategy for a statewide legal information website, develop content partnerships with members of the legal services community, design new website content, track user analytics and develop usage reports.
- Develop and implement a content management strategy for www.LawHelpNY.org and www.AyudaLegalNY.org.
- Manage content of LawHelpNYs websites and blog Realny.org, including regular updates, troubleshooting, editing, and reviews.
- Develop, write and edit content that promotes LawHelpNYs mission to help low-income and other vulnerable New Yorkers achieve equal access to justice.
- Collaborate with legal services organizations to develop new website and social media content.
- Prepare and assist in the preparation of written deliverables for grants, including memoranda, summary reports, illustrative charts, and data-tables.
- Develop PowerPoint and other visual presentations for conferences, meetings and trainings on LawHelpNYs content developments.
- Write, schedule, and optimize daily social media posts across multiple platforms, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
- Develop tactics to build a strong brand identity on social media, engage users, increase traffic to LawHelpNYs website.
- Collect and analyze social media metrics and website analytics to measure effectiveness of campaigns and track against overall strategic goals.
- Supervise Part Time Technology Assistant.
- JD preferred
- 2-3 years relevant internship/work experience
- Project management skills and experience with project management tools
- Proven experience with website content management
- Demonstrated basic knowledge/experience using wordpress blogs, HTML, CSS and/or website CMS's (please list any CMS's you have used)
- Experience with social media (please list social media platforms you have used on a professional basis)
- Knowledge of Photoshop and basic graphic design principles
- Experience creating multimedia content highly desired
- Strong writing skills
- Demonstrated experience with cross-cultural communication
- Demonstrated self-reliance and ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Fluent Spanish skills, speaking, reading and writing, are highly preferable
- Commitment to social justice and human rights is highly desirable.
To apply please send a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline of January 27, 2017, but applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
Pro Bono Net is an equal opportunity employer and all interested individuals are encouraged to apply. Personnel are chosen on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation.