Web Production Assistant

Date: 08/05/2011 Office/Department: Communications-Web
Starting Wage: $10.00 Per Hour Supervisor: Phil Thompson
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Web Copy Assistant

Position Title: Web Production Assistant

Description of position:  Using content already written by the Communications staff, this position creates an online newsletter - The Fountain, distributed weekly to staff and faculty via e-mail. Every Friday afternoon, convert a collection of MS Word documents into HTML, apply uniform formatting and AP Style, and insert the content into an existing template. Crop and size supplied images to fit articles as directed. Assemble articles into an HTML newsletter, test hyperlinks, and send a first draft via e-mail for proofreading. After training, the job is estimated to take about two - three hours a week. Work must take place between 12 and 4 p.m. See the Fountain Archive - www.whitman.edu/content/communications/fountain/archives

Skills/Background: Familiarity with HTML is required as is reliable, consistent attendance.

Wage: 10.00

Number of Hours: 2/week

Application process: E-mail Phil Thompson at thompsps@whitman.edu