MassINC is looking for a Web Developer

MassINC & CommonWealth magazine Web Developer

MassINC is looking for a Web Developer to design, develop and maintain the continuity of the MassINC and CommonWealth magazine websites.  This person must work hands-on with CommonWealth writers, MassINC staff and outside engineers to maximize the value of our online content, our users’ experience, and the organization’s mission.

Principal Responsibilities: Website design & maintenance and social media strategy


  • Assume primary responsibility for web design and publishing content, which includes:
  • Managing and creating all phases of design from conception to execution
  • Gathering content from our internal writers and publishing content to our websites
  • Providing minor editorial work on this content prior to publishing
  • Act as the key coordinator for all website updates.
  • Provide focus for keeping web information current, organized, and compelling by staying closely linked with content providers and updating web pages as appropriate.
  •  Make recommendations for methods to keep the site information accurate and timely.
  • Provide training and assistance to other employees within the organization as it relates to CMS, CRM, Email marketing, and other web related activities.
  •  Work with our web development firm to coordinate updates and enhancements to our web assets.
  • Ensure that the website accurately reflects the focus and functionality of the organization, and provides our online user community with relevant information and useful content.
  • Execution of our online email marketing campaigns.
  • Stay informed of all research, journalism and civic event initiatives in order to advise and implement timely social media strategies.
  • Administer our organizations entire online social media efforts.
  • Create documentation and internal manuals that will create standard operating and data organization procedures for all websites and associated technology related topics. 


  • 2-3 years of experience managing websites (media website management a plus)
  • Interactive and web-based graphic design experience required (In-print experience a plus)
  • Must have a working knowledge of HTML and Adobe Photoshop
  • Firm grounding in design principles, information design, user interaction, architectures and hierarchies
  • In-depth knowledge of Content Management Systems (Sitecore experience a plus)
  • In-depth knowledge of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software (Salesforce experience a plus)
  • Knowledge of various email marketing platforms (Vertical Response a plus)
  • Must demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of social media strategy and its interaction with organizations ongoing activities.
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be a self-starter with a demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Must possess strict attention to detail
  • Must be passionate about the mission of MassINC and CommonWealth magazine (political junkies welcome).


Your compensation for this position will consist of a competitive salary and participation in company provided benefits.

If you are interested in applying for this position please send a cover letter and your resume to

A PDF of this job description is available here.


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