Web Content Specialist and Grants Coordinator

Legal Services Corporation

About the organization

Established by Congress in 1974, the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is the country’s single largest funder of civil legal aid for low-income Americans. LSC currently funds 132 independent, nonprofit legal aid organizations with nearly 800 offices throughout the nation. LSC’s mission is to promote equal access to justice and provide grants for high-quality civil legal assistance.

LSC's disaster relief grants provide funds, as needed, to LSC grantees operating in areas affected by government-declared emergencies. These funds are used to address damage sustained or to meet a surge in demand for legal aid. LSC has developed expertise in supporting emergency and disaster responses through the mobilization of a national network of legal services and partners who are equipped to help our grantees better serve low-income clients when disasters or emergencies occur. Through a coordinated national infrastructure, LSC provides access to the vital resources and information that legal aid org

Duties

Basic Function:

Under the general direction of the Director of the Office of Program Performance (OPP) and their designee, manages the online presence of LSC’s efforts to support organizations responding to the civil legal needs that arise as the result of a disaster, helps coordinate LSC’s various disaster relief and recovery grant projects, helps administer disaster-related legal aid grant programs, and performs related activities. Occasional travel may be required. This is a project-based position with an anticipated term of two to three years.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manages the online presence of LSC’s disaster-related efforts by creating, improving, and maintaining content on the Legal Aid Disaster Resource Center (LADRC) website and a privately funded flood website; collaborates with LSC staff, stakeholders, and vendors to plan and develop site content, style, and layout. Creates and publishes engaging content and graphics; coordinates content creation by others and edits, proofreads, and improves content; ensures a consistent look and feel throughout the websites; monitors and works to maximize web traffic and metrics; ensures the website meets the needs of LSC and the national community of legal professionals responding to disasters

Qualifications

General:

Excellent written communication skills with demonstrated ability to produce professional, clear, well-written work product that requires minimal editing. Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to reach different audiences and effectively manage conflicts. Experience analyzing complicated concepts and offering cogent conclusions. Unimpeachable integrity and adherence to the highest standards of ethics and professionalism. Ability to function in a discreet, diplomatic, and confidential matter. Must possess sound judgment and articulate well-informed and objective recommendations. A high degree of flexibility, capacity for self-management, and attention to detail. Strong organizational skills. Adaptable and able to manage multiple priorities with shifting and/or competing priorities and tight deadlines. Understanding of and commitment to organizational mission and goals. Ability to influence, motivate, challenge, and inspire confidence, among others. Ability to work well with persons from diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and working styles. Excellent customer service focus.

Technical/ Specialized:

A bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline and a minimum of five years of relevant experience. Advanced proficiency in maintaining website content using WordPress. Knowledge of HTML and web publishing.

Salary

74,608

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Submit a complete application (provide ALL of the information requested and answer ALL of the questions) and attach a résumé and cover letter explaining why you are a good fit for this position. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Apply directly on our website at: https://www.lsc.gov/about-lsc/careers.

If reasonable accommodation in the application process is required, please notify OHR at [email protected]

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