Web Content Manager, Research - Hybrid or Fully Re

at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, United States

Job Description

Bridging science communications and the digital experience, the Web Content Manager, Research is responsible for writing, managing and publishing research-oriented content to the public website of The Jackson Laboratory. They develop and monitor research content, making sure it remains accurate, up to date, and consistent with JAX's brand and messaging and aligns with user journeys. Reporting to the Associate Director, Research Communications, the Web Content Manager, Research will work closely with colleagues in Strategic Communications and the research enterprise, including daily interactions with faculty and scientific program leads across JAX.

*Work proactively with faculty and research stakeholders to create, revise and update research-oriented content for the public website.
*Serve as liaison for handling research content feedback and updates for the public website.
*Support persona and journey mapping development for research-oriented users of the public website
*Work with Creative Operations team to develop data-driven strategies and process to review research content quality at scale.
Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
*Bachelor's degree in the life sciences, computer science, or a related field. Advanced degree preferred.
*3-5 years of experience in the development of scientific content, such as manuscripts, editorial content, and/or content for websites/social media.
*Extensive knowledge of genetics, genomics and the research enterprise, and the ability to clearly communicate complex source scientific materials to a variety of audiences.
*Ability to relationship-build, set/adhere to deadlines, and work as part of a larger team while maintaining an enthusiastic, positive attitude.
*Strong writing skills.
*Experience working with web content management systems. Sitecore experience is a plus.
*Familiar with fundamentals of HTML and CSS and able to resolve basic layout and styling issues in code. Experience applying WCAG AA web accessibility standards is a plus.
*Strong interpersonal skills and a proactive work style. Must work effectively both independently and as a virtual team member.
*Solid understanding of project management principles.
*Active presence on social media, with awareness of current trends a plus.

Seeking someone for this role who can work hybrid remote to either Farmington, CT or Bar Harbor, ME.


Fully remote with quarterly travel to Farmington, CT and Bar Harbor, ME.

About JAX:
The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with more than 2,400 employees. Headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine, it has a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in Augusta, Maine, a genomic medicine institute in Farmington, Connecticut, and facilities in Ellsworth, Maine, Sacramento, California, and Shanghai, China. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.
JAX employees work in a collaborative, value-driven, and team-based environment where the focus is on advancing science and improving patients' lives. Researchers apply genetics to increase the understanding of human disease and advance treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging, and heart disease. JAX was voted among the top 15 "Best Places to Work in Academia" in the United States in a poll conducted by The Scientist magazine!

EEO Statement:
The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Posting: 795644

Posted On: Aug 04, 2022

Updated On: Aug 04, 2022