The Acton Institute an internationally recognized world class think tank, is housed in the new Acton Building located in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan www.michigan.org . We are situated at the corner of Fulton and Sheldon in the Heartside Community.
Acton is a non-profit educational organization and our mission is to promote a free society characterized by individual liberty and sustained by religious principles, learn more about us at www.acton.org and www.discoveracton.org.
We are seeking a Web Coordinator to join our talented team and manage Acton’s website. This is a full time position and is located onsite at the Acton Institute.
The right candidate for this integral role will manage, design, and code websites using primarily Drupal, Wordpress, and Magento content management platforms. The Web Coordinator consults with other staff members on site design and function while keeping Acton’s constituency in mind. Other responsibilities include maintaining custom analytics dashboard displays, maintaining and improving seven mobile apps across Apple, Android, and Windows Phone devices, and designing web graphics using image editing software.
Internally, the Web Coordinator works with the Programs Department to create and analyze applications for events, lectures and other projects. Once analyzed, these applications help streamline constituent interaction between the Drupal, Wordpress, and Ruby on Rails platforms and Acton’s internal Constituent Resource Management application (Raiser’s Edge).
Major website responsibilities include the oversight and yearly update of the Acton University website, design and updates of Acton.org, design and updates for the Acton PowerBlog, and close interaction with the Acton Book Shop.
The ideal candidate must be comfortable working collaboratively and have a strong eye for design as well as a background in back end programming. A large portion of the work is front end design including HTML, CSS, and designing themes.
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Preferred candidates will also possess:
If you are motivated by this opportunity and possess the desired skill sets, we encourage you to apply for this position to join Acton’s talented and dynamic team.
To be fully considered for this position please send a cover letter, your resume, and your salary history to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Only candidates who submit a complete application with all of the required materials will be considered for this position.
While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, we are only able to contact those to whom we can offer an interview
We are currently seeking an Assistant Producer for our Radio Broadcast team http://radio.acton.org. In this position you will play a vital role in Acton Radio Broadcast to support our Executive Producer at the Acton Institute. The ideal candidate is proficient to operate standard broadcast console, including “faders” or “pots”; will upload productions to appropriate FTP/Satellite servers or other distribution platforms; will protect any and all licenses owned by Acton Institute (FCC, music licenses, etc.), will successfully execute E-A-S tests, log transmitter readings and follow regulations and policies under the direction of the Executive Producer, with the ability to work in a fast paced, results-oriented fashion while demonstrating professional decorum at all times.
This is a part-time position and in this role you will work closely with the Executive Producer and/or Host and will work behind the scenes to perform assigned production duties, such as; recording, editing, adding “drops’, music beds, and actuarials to create a finished audio production, and other duties as assigned by the Executive Producer. This is not an “on-air” position.
The preferred candidate will possess:
To be considered for this opportunity, please submit the following application materials: a cover letter detailing your interest in this role and the mission of the Acton Institute; your resume; your salary history & expectations, and apply to: email@example.com by January 17, 2015.
Only candidates who submit a complete application with all of the required materials will be considered for this position. No phone calls please.
While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, we are only able to contact those to whom we can offer an interview.