Director of Web & New Media

Scientific organization w/ large publishing department, Washington, DC
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A non-profit organization that supports the scientific community is looking to hire a Director of Web and New Media into a full-time, staff position within its Office of Publishing and Member Services. The individual chosen for this leadership role will develop and implement all of the organization’s web and new media programs.

  • Responsible for executing online and mobile media projects and creating technological solutions to enhance revenues in a technical publishing environment
  • Provide direction and support to e-media staff and users through training, usability and maintenance, and troubleshooting
  • Manage aspects of technology design and layout and interoperability between websites, mobile devices and related processes
  • Evaluate online and mobile products and technologies of competitors
  • Manage web developers, web designers and project managers; assist in hiring, coordination, and evaluation of vendors, freelancers, and any other contracted consultants; manage the new media budget
  • Work as member of management team to enhance revenue in advertising, membership and site licenses
  • Work with various websites and on a variety of mobile platforms- including phones and tablets- develop Apps as market warrants
  • Work with a variety of software and vendors- including but not limited to ad serving, job search and serving, video hosting, semantic technology, web hosting


  • Extensive university or college-level training leading to a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, or related field
  • Six to eight years of experience, including web/internet technologies and capabilities and creating on-line media solutions
  • Experience in technical publishing industry is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to build web applications including web personalization expertise; advanced working knowledge of technologies such as HTML, DRUPAL, XHTML, CSS, XML, Javascript, Service Oriented Architecture, Flash, Operating System Technologies, PHP, Relational Database Technologies and Sales Force
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and developing a team of systems and programming staff; creating an excellent working environment
  • Understanding of online publishing workflows, analytics, online advertising models highly desired
  • Ability to develop and manage projects for STM publishing both online and on mobile devices
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, must communicate effectively to all users in the community

The hiring organization’s offices are located in downtown, Washington, DC. They are easily accessible via Metrorail and Metrobus.
Brainstorm Creative Resources has determined a salary range for this position that is between $110K and $140K. This figure is based on qualitative information regarding the role provided by our client and our understanding of the salary requirements for similar roles in the metro-Washington, DC area.
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d. Upload a Resume — as well as any other documents you consider relevant (ex: work samples, cover letter, references)
Only candidates currently residing within a commutable distance of Washington, DC should apply. Applicants not currently living in Washington, DC, Maryland or Virginia, or who inquire without a cover letter, resume and/or work samples should not expect to receive a response.
Brainstorm Creative Resources and the hiring organization are EEO employers.
Contact: Adam Sidel, President
Date Posted: 5/1/12

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