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Wednesday, October 19, 2011

InCommons - Interactive Coordinator


Position: Interactive Coordinator

InCommons is a community-based initiative that connects Minnesotans – face-to-face and online – so they can find and share credible tools, knowledge and resources to solve problems. The initiative is committed to inspiring and supporting the courageous leadership necessary to engage communities and solve problems. It’s is based on the idea that lessons learned in one community become starting points for communities and individuals addressing similar issues in other towns and cities in Minnesota. InCommons hopes to bring this idea to life through online engagement and community gatherings.

InCommons is seeking a full-time full-time employee to lead the project management efforts of the InCommons interactive eco-system.

Responsibilities:
·         Manage the interaction and relationship between InCommons’ marketing partner and its website development partner
·         Coordinate Web development communications and file translation/exchange
·         Help to ensure the web development partner understands InCommons’ programming needs and meets its deadlines
·         Serve as InCommons.org’s primary content manager through the Drupal content management system
·         Monitor, update, create and summarize Web development tickets in InCommons’ ticket system
·         Field and handle website customer service questions and issues that don’t require extensive technical support
·         Engage with InCommons.org users in collaboration with engagement specialists
·         Provide technical assistance and content management for InCommons Challenges
·         Help design and mange the monitoring of InCommons.org analytics
·         Analyze user activities and user feedback for patterns that will inform the design of site upgrades to ensure the web platform is inspiring in-person activities
·         Research and analyze opportunities with new and existing technologies that will inform InCommons.org
·         Engage in conversations about how websites help create community change, and translate the learnings into recommendations for InCommons.org development
·         Manage web content updates, blog schedule, and interconnection with Bush.org on-line engagement schedule

Experience/Skills Required:
·         6-8 years of interactive/website and project management experience
·         Solid knowledge of the technical underpinnings of website development and content management systems (specifically Drupal)
·         Solid understanding of website design and development processes
·         Experience working with website developers/programmers
·         Working knowledge of website architecture, design, usability and optimization techniques
·         Interactive, marketing or Web agency experience a strong plus
·         Ability to communicate clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication and presentation settings
·         Solid writing skills
·         Tremendously organized with outstanding time management skills
·         Ability to plan, establish priorities and execute work plans
·         Project management certification is a strong plus
·         Success conveying complex information in clear and concise language
·         Comfort with ambiguity and responsive to changing circumstances

 Contact: Send resume to Stacy Helseth, 612-338-3900, stacy@modernstorytellers.com