Job Listing: Regional Communications Platform Developer

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Tri-County Council for the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland Published: August 5, 2019
Location
Salisbury, Maryland
Job Type

Description

Job Title: Regional Communications Platform Developer
Classification:  Full-time - Exempt
Shift:  Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Salary: $45k - $50k annually
Deadline to apply: Open until filled

The Regional Communications Platform Developer is an individual eager to play a key role in the Tri-County Council’s new regional branding and marketing strategy for the three counties of the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland. The position will be attractive to an individual who enjoys a semi-autonomous, creative atmosphere oriented toward projecting the effectiveness and visibility of an important regional organization. The ability to “brainstorm” with senior management and lead the conversation when necessary and essential.

INTRODUCTION

As the Regional Communications Platform Developer you will be working on the ground level with senior management, including tech services, to vision, design and implement a robust and identifiably regional electronic platform employing “user first” functionality. You will have an instinctual understanding of the organization’s regional mission and mandate within the context of projecting same through the use and development of website, social media, interactive dashboards, marketing materials, etc. The role combines a high aptitude for structuring content and functionality based on a set of metrics derived from close and regular interaction with a broad range of community stakeholders in the government and private sectors.

WHAT IS THE TRI-COUNTY COUNCIL FOR THE LOWER EASTERN SHORE

The Tri-County Council (TCC) was formed in 2001 by the Maryland General Assembly and charged with fostering partnerships, cooperation and economic development on a Regional level for the three counties of the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland (LESMD). In recent years the TCC has successfully consolidated the operations of the three-county transit system, the regional work force development team and a regional economic development function into an 86,000 sq. ft. Multi-purpose Center located on its 26-acre campus in Salisbury, Maryland. As the entity singularly charged with promoting economic development on a regional level in Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties, TCC is positioning its existing resources in a manner calculated to have the greatest long-term and sustainable economic impact in the area.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Ability to design and administer complex websites using html, coding, WordPress or similar
• Desktop Publishing experience. Able to create materials on projects.
• Work closely with multiple municipalities, staff and stakeholders to gather web content information and web development.

The Tri-County Council (TCC) was formed in 2001 by the Maryland General Assembly and charged with fostering partnerships, cooperation and economic development on a Regional level for the three counties of the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland (LESMD). In recent years the TCC has successfully consolidated the operations of the three-county transit system, the regional work force development team and a regional economic development function into an 86,000 sq. ft. Multi-purpose Center located on its 26-acre campus in Salisbury, Maryland. As the entity singularly charged with promoting economic development on a regional level in Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties, TCC is positioning its existing resources in a manner calculated to have the greatest long-term and sustainable economic impact in the area.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ability to design and administer complex websites using html, coding, WordPress or similar
  • Desktop Publishing Able to create materials on projects.
  • Work closely with multiple municipalities, staff and stakeholders to gather web content information and web
  • Develop content for and administer the organization’s social media outlets
  • Ability to create and distribute newsletters to keep the Partners, TCC Employees and the Board of Directors apprised on
  • Ability to provide support to staff in the Technical Services Department

REQUIREMENTS:
• 3+ years’ experience working with Adobe Create suite and desktop publishing
• 3+ years’ experience working with WordPress and other web technologies
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent; 4 or more years relevant experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
• Visual design skills to create user experiences
• Working understanding of search engine optimization
• Self-starter, able to take a project and complete it with little supervision
• Ability to work independently
• Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
• Ability to prioritize tasks and management time effectively

BENEFITS:
• State of Maryland Employees Health & prescription coverage for you & your family
• Dental, Vision, EAP, Life, AD&D, Long Term Disability Insurances
• Maryland State Retirement
• Annual, Personal & Sick Leave
• Holiday Pay

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a resume to Human Resources by email at  [email protected]; (jobs null@null lowershore NULL.org) by fax at 410-341-8979; or by USPS to TCC, 31901 Tri-County Way, Suite 201B, Salisbury MD 21804. You must include a resume, with cover letter or a completed employment application form, detailing your experience as it relates to this position. You may also apply at  www.lowershore.org (http://www NULL.lowershore NULL.org/)using the online Employment Application Form.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Qualified and eligible employees who apply for this position will be interviewed.  Employee awarded position will begin new 90-day Introductory Period.