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Company: US Lacrosse
Position:
Online Manager for Lacrosse Magazine
Location:
Maryland
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
March 18, 2013
Job ID: 1469332

Description:

US Lacrosse, the national governing body of lacrosse, announces an opening for an Online Manager for Lacrosse Magazine in Baltimore, Maryland. If you’re looking for a dynamic atmosphere surrounded by supportive, fun and passionate co-workers, then US Lacrosse is the place to be.

About US Lacrosse
US Lacrosse, a 501(c) (3) nonprofit association is the national governing body of lacrosse. The organization has nearly 400,000 individual members within 64 regional chapters throughout the country and employs a national staff of more than 75 at its Baltimore headquarters. US Lacrosse provides a leadership role in virtually every aspect of the sport throughout the United States, and offers numerous programs and services to its national membership and more than one million lacrosse enthusiasts throughout the country.
 

General Description
Coordinate and produce content for LaxMagazine.com, a daily news website devoted to all levels of lacrosse and the online home of Lacrosse Magazine, the flagship publication of US Lacrosse.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities
Manage daily operations of LaxMagazine.com
 -Post news, scores, blogs, photos, videos and features in real time.
 -Write blogs, columns, features and news articles.
 -Recruit and manage national network of writers, photographers and videographers.
 -Edit copy; write headlines and format content for publication.
 -Liaise externally with CMS provider/website host, internally with web properties manager.
 -Organize and run meetings devoted exclusively to LaxMagazine.com planning.
 -Manage staff writers and frequent contributors for web-only content.

Position LaxMagazine.com for growth in online lacrosse media market
 -Enhance design and functionality to best deliver original content.
 -Conceive and coordinate traffic-generating content and campaigns.
 -Develop new features to promote reader and audience engagement.
 -Market content using SEO tactics, social media and Google analytics.
 -Customize CMS to meet goals of organization, publication.

Develop and integrate a multimedia plan for audio/video/social media
 -Manage relationship with video platform provider.
 -Produce, interview, write scripts and publish online video features.
 -Produce audio podcasts.
 -Feed US Lacrosse YouTube channel.
 -Secure talent for, and assist in production of, lacrosse tips videos.
 -Work with vendors to produce highlights, interviews and feature packages.

Provide content for the organization’s monthly print publication, Lacrosse Magazine

Position requires weekend and evening work, and some travel, especially during the spring lacrosse season

Required Skills, Education and Experience
• Bachelor's degree
• Excellent writing skills
• Journalism experience (2-3 years)
• Strong knowledge of lacrosse
• Familiarity with HTML and Adobe Creative Suites software
• Experience working in content management systems
• Ability to multitask and delegate
• Audio and video production experience a plus

To be considered, interested and qualified candidates should submit resume, minimum salary requirements and samples of published work to http://usngbjobs.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=52268  .
 

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