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Web Software Engineer II, III

This position designs, develops, modifies, tests, and maintains web applications for a news website with millions of monthly unique visitors. Additionally, the incumbent supports publishing, editorial, advertising, and other business operations related to those web applications.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

STAFF MANAGEMENT AND JOB CONTACTS

Reporting Relationships

Supervisor:    Web Development Manager

Supervises:    None 

Regular Contacts

This position has regular contact with employees of the Christian Science Monitor, outside vendors, business clients, and departments within the First Church of Christ, Scientist.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education/Experience

This position requires a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related course of study and experience as indicated in the summary above.

Knowledge/Skills

This position requires a demonstrated deep understanding of the software design process and software lifecycle principles. Experience with automated quality assurance systems is a plus.

Technology Skills

Work Environment

This position regularly works in an office environment.

Support / On Call responsibilities

This position provides support for high-availability systems and is required to carry a mobile device when they are on duty. The organization requires timely responses in case of technical problems or breaking news.

Christian Science Information

Mother Church membership is preferred but not required.

 

Executive Assistant, Monitor Publishing

Performs administrative and office support activities for both Monitor Publishing and Monitor Editorial (a department of 100+ people) under the supervision of the Administrative Supervisor.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Publishing and Editorial

Steering Committee

Publishing

STAFF MANAGEMENT AND JOB CONTACTS

Reporting Relationships

Supervisor:    Responsibilities directly support the Managing Publisher, CSM. General supervising and training by the Project Coordinator/Administrative Supervisor.

Supervises:    None 

Regular Contacts

This person regularly interfaces with employees, management, vendors, and consultants.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education/Experience

A college degree or equivalent and 2-5 years of professional experience in business administration, publishing or a related field.  Background in Business Administration, Economics, or Financial Analysis preferred.

Knowledge/Skills

Proven planning and office management skills are required. The incumbent should be a team player with strong organizational, customer service, attention to detail and follow-up skills, and the ability to coordinate multiple simultaneous projects is critical to this role. Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced environment. Strong verbal communication skills, troubleshooting and problem solving.  

Technology Skills

A thorough knowledge of desktop computer applications, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Google Docs are required. Experience working with Intacct or similar budgetary system preferred.

Work Environment

This position primarily works in an office environment.

Christian Science Information

Mother Church membership is required.

 

Newspaper/website internships

The Christian Science Monitor is a 24/7 news website with a global readership. The Monitor also publishes a weekly news magazine, which includes both material unique to the print product and stories that also appear on the Monitor's website. The Monitor offers a highly selective internship program.

Interns have an opportunity for hands-on experience in a range of departments - the US and world news desks and various features areas. Activities may include writing short items for the paper or website, doing research, and assisting the photo and graphics departments. It may also include some everyday office-management tasks. At the discretion of the editors, interns can assist with editing and contacting correspondents and contributors, as well as reporting their own stories. Generally, the minimum time requirement for paid internships is 35 hours a week. Academic internships are more flexible and can be considered on a part-time basis.

Internship Coordinator
The Christian Science Monitor
210 Massachusetts Avenue - P02-30
Boston, MA 02115

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