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Web Content Manager

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The Science History Institute is recruiting for the full-time position of Web Content Manager for our dynamic website.  The Web Content Manager will be responsible for creating and/or gathering web content, improving website functionality and information architecture, and increasing and analyzing user engagement. The Web Content Manager will also participate in content strategy discussions and make recommendations for improvements to the website.



The ideal candidate will have:


  • Three to five years of professional work experience as a web content manager, web managing editor, web strategist, digital account or project manager.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Previous experience with a robust CMS. Experience with Drupal is a plus.
  • Fundamental understanding of HTML/CSS concepts and SEO best practices.
  • Solid knowledge of best practices in web design, navigation, usability, digital marketing, and coding standards.
  • Demonstrated record of success in executing web projects with cultural or educational institutions.
  • Proficiency in Google Analytics and other reporting tools.
  • Experience with e-mail marketing.
  • Exceptional customer service skills with the ability to work with internal staff members and with external vendors.
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

About Us

Formed by the merger of the Chemical Heritage Foundation and the Life Sciences Foundation, the Science History Institute collects and shares the stories of innovators and of discoveries that shape our lives. We preserve and interpret the history of chemistry, chemical engineering, and the life sciences. Headquartered in Philadelphia, with offices in California and Europe, the Institute houses an archive and a library for historians and researchers, a fellowship program for visiting scholars from around the globe, a community of researchers who examine historical and contemporary issues, an acclaimed museum that is free and open to the public, and a state-of-the-art conference center. For more information, visit

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