Job Description

Title- Web and Media Specialist
Purpose of Position: The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals Energy is transitioning into the Virginia Department of Energy. As the Commonwealth works toward goals that change the current energy landscape, public involvement and information is crucial in reporting progress and sharing resources. The agency would like to use federal grant resources to fund a position that would assist the Office of Public Information in web design, web development, content/marketing creation and social media content. The agency is currently relying on volunteers from each program to provide content and supply updates to the hundreds of webpages managed by the VA DMME. The agency's website is its most used public outreach forum with over 10,000 visitors to the site each month. With a rapidly changing energy grid and a shift in historic responsibilities at all agency programs, keeping the information featured on our website coinciding with this time is crucial and creating content for social media platforms is also beneficial in our service to the public.

KSA's and or Competencies required to successfully perform the work: Must have: Experience in web design Demonstrable graphic design skills Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud programs, specifically Dreamweaver Proficiency in HTML, CSS and JavaScript Excellent visual design skills Understanding of user-system interaction Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively Up-to date with latest Web rends, techniques and technologies Familiarity with social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube and others that may suit agency promotions in the future.

Education, Experience, Licensure, and Certification required for entry into position: Degree in computer sciences, graphic design or a visual arts subject. Work experience will also be considered.

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