21st Century Media Newspaper, LLC
We are seeking a WordPress support person to be part of the team as we continue to create and maintain 80+ news sites and build advanced features in our in-house built WordPress platform.
While the primary responsibility of this position is to support the content platforms, there will be opportunities for personal development and the chance to work alongside senior engineers, project managers and product managers on various teams.
What you will do:
Monitor helpdesk and respond to support tickets. Close the loop on these requests if they require development solutions
Add and remove users to sites and clusters as requested
Update menus, navs, footers as needed
Maintain an updated list of site plugins, features and launches for all WP sites
Replicate issues reported by sites to create issues developers can work on, complete with URLs and videos as possible
Walk new users through account creation and troubleshoot login issues with users
Train users as needed
Create and update documentation as needed
Implement new features in admin as needed when changes roll out across sites
Make tag and category changes across sites as needed
Build pages and edit as needed
Provide feedback on internal tools for additional development support
What you will bring:
This person will be intellectually curious and eager to learn and work with the development teams to support product & development initiatives
Journalism background is a plus
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience required
2 years related experience
Have good writing and communication skills
The annual salary range is $72,000-$75,000. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, time in role, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, MediaNews Group offers a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, and a 401K plan (all benefits are based on eligibility).
Who we are:
MediaNews Group is a leader in local news, committed to informing, inspiring and engaging readers with award-winning journalism in a diverse array of trusted publications that are integral parts of the communities they serve. MediaNews Group publishes 68 daily and more than 300 weekly publications throughout the United States, including the Denver Post, San Jose Mercury News, Orange County Register, St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Boston Herald. In print and online, our publications reach a combined audience of more than 60 million every month. We are proud of our long history of community service, providing essential news to our readers for more than 170 years. We believe that a free press is fundamental to a healthy democracy and we are committed to building a sustainable future for our journalism.
The Product & Technology team's mission is to create people-centric digital technology that empower our local news and partners by putting people, product, and performance first. True to our purpose, we help small teams play big! We build product experiences not only for our local news publications across the entire digital portfolio, now including our affiliate company Tribune Publishing, but also for the Adtaxi digital marketing agency as well. As part of our team, you will contribute to a culture that prioritizes and rewards continuous learning, decentralized decision making, expertise, agility, and pragmatism. Join us to kick-start your career at a company and team that offer substantial personal and professional growth opportunities via a hands-on learning approach and a flexible working style, founded on scaled agile principles and autonomous agile teams. Learn more at www.medianewsgroup.com.
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