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Technologist - Forums Section, REQ 279

American Bar Association Chicago, IL
  • Expired: 4 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

The ABA recruits employees seeking opportunities for challenging and substantive work defending liberty and pursuing justice in the U.S. and around the world. The ABA offers competitive employment benefits which include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k), commuter benefits, and more.

Functions as the primary graphics, promotion design and layout and general technology support to a Section or approved entity within the ABA.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities

-Accountable for the development, maintenance, and integrity of the Forum’s (an entity within the ABA) website to optimize service delivery to the affected members and to drive membership value.

-Identifies opportunities to optimize the website and other communications technologies.

-Creates preliminary design concepts and graphics, chooses artwork and designs forum brochures, postcards, and other promotional pieces. Ensures that final products are proofed, and provided to the printer delivered on-time, and are at or under budget without diminution of messaging or print quality.

-Provides tier-one technology support for external product consumers and ABA members related to the Forum’s technology via telephone, e-mail, and/or at a sponsored meeting.

-Collaborates closely with Marketing and IT to ensure alignment of communications and appropriate of messaging; responsible for understanding and adhering to data management protocol.

-Responsible for sending large communication through marketing email platform.

-May attend entity meetings to provide on-site support.

-Performs other related duties as required.

Required Education, Qualifications, Experience

-Possession of an Associate’s Degree from an accredited college.

-At least two years’ experience in website design and maintenance.

-Proficiency with MS Excel, HTML and / or XHTML

-At least one year of providing service to internal and/or external customers in a marketing and/or web support venue.

-Previous experience interacting with multiple departments to garner consensus and to ensure strategic alignment.

Preferred Education, Qualifications, Experience

-Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in marketing, graphic design, or relevant area.

-Experience maintain a social media presence and posting for a business, and proficiency with MS -Photoshop, Illustrator and / or Adobe Creative Suite.

-Previous experience working in a not-for-profit, NGO, or an association setting.

The American Bar Association is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with the American Bar Association please call 312-988-5188.

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Why Work Here?

The American Bar Association is one of the world’s largest voluntary professional organizations, with over 400,000 members and more than 3,500 entities. It is committed to doing what only a national association of attorneys can do: serving our members, improving the legal profession, eliminating bias and enhancing diversity, and advancing the rule of law throughout the United States and around the world.


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