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Web Content Editor

Job ID R1209
Job Location Washington, DC
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.


The Web Content Editor assists in managing requests for website updates, overhaul content and addresses last minute requests for large-scale website projects. This position creates compelling web pages, visitation guidance, Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) pages, blog posts, collection stories and electronic publications.


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge/quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative/motivation, cooperation/relationships, problem analysis/discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral/written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability/dependability, flexibility and ownership/accountability of actions taken.

Edits and reviews website content for accuracy, proper grammar, relevance and appropriateness for audiences and user groups.

Edits existing site content and makes updates as needed.

Reviews, tracks and reports on website traffic using Web Trends and Google analytics.

Researches, writes, edits and produces website content for the website that educates, engages and inspires diverse NMAAHC audiences.

Plans, writes, edits and supports the development of online exhibition scripts, promotional content, information and features pertaining to NMAAHC's collections, public programs, education and research, and other initiatives.

Creates written and multimedia website content.

Provides website analytics and trend reports.

Demonstrates and applies best practices in all phases and aspects of web design, web development and web content management.

Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.

Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.

Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and co-workers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.


Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in web design and editing; or Bachelor’s degree and minimum of three (3) years’ related experience designing and maintaining web pages, or equivalent combination or education / experience.



Demonstrated experience overseeing the development of written and multimedia content for an organization’s website

Demonstrated experience providing strategic direction on the layout, interface and content for an organization’s website 

Expert skill in writing, editing, coordinating and posting content and updates for an organization’s website

Knowledge of and experience in planning and executing all Search Engine Optimization/Search Engine Marketing efforts for an organization’s website

Demonstrated experience collaborating with IT and other departments across the organization, as well as external vendors and customers to manage an organization’s website

Strong knowledge of content management systems, particularly Drupal

Knowledge and understanding of web and organizational protocols

Knowledge of User Interface Design principles, industry best practices and design trends with an attention to detail

Knowledge of multiple design disciplines with an ability to see the "big picture" of a campaign or product

Excellent presentation and public speaking skills

Strong interpersonal skills applied to interactions with all levels of authority

Ability to think creatively and to produce new ideas / concepts


Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups and/or boards of directors.


Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform successfully the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic.


If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!