Junior Web Developer (Apprenticeship)

Junior Web Developer (Apprentice)

About You

You’re a technology enthusiast who is passionate about creating for a purpose. You are familiar with basic HTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript and editing content on WordPress sites. You understand the digital world, can expertly navigate social channels, and are focused on results. You’re very organized, love details, are a natural communicator, and can manage multiple deadlines and due dates at the same time. The ideal candidate for this role is a recent graduate looking for on-the-job training to improve and apply their skills practically.

 

About Us

Charity Electric is a marketing agency that helps charities elevate their donor support. We work exclusively with charities, all across Canada. Our strategic focus is in effective and efficient integrated marketing.

 

The Gig

You will work with the development, maintenance, and improvement of our WordPress based landing pages and websites. During the first four months of this role, you will train as an apprentice. Following the successful completion of the training phase, this role will become permanent.

Major Responsibilities

  • Ensure strong communication with Charity Electric’s digital team to maintain update on status, risks, and issues regarding campaigns and production.

  • Maintenance and development of websites and digital campaigns including: e-blasts, e-newsletters, and social media management.

  • Building WordPress sites, landing pages, and anything in-between to support Frontier’s clients or their ongoing marketing campaigns.

  • Converting PSD files from our designers into responsive, modular, HTML5-based pages.

  • Monitoring and implementing ever-evolving best practices to our projects.

  • Bringing the UX’s asymptotically closer to perfection.

The Must Haves

  • Intermediate fluency in HTML and CSS.

  • Intermediate fluency of Javascript, and PHP.

  • Comfortable developing for WordPress and editing WordPress sites.

  • The ability to use Sketch / Photoshop / Illustrator to extract visual content for HTML / CSS

  • A willingness to learn, and to be flexible and self-reliant.

  • A diligence for web standards, site performance, and usability.

  • Initiative. Spearheading development and putting your ideas into action when you identify an unfulfilled need.

  • Strong communication skills.

The Nice To Haves

  • Familiarity with MailChimp.

  • Understanding of online tools like, Slack, Google Apps, Asana, etc.

  • Google Analytics experience.

  • Knowledge of ecommerce tracking pixels.

 

 


 

STATUS

Status

32 hours a week at $12.65/hour for first 4 months while training, then increase to $18/hour. Position located in Victoria, BC. Start date September, 2018.

 

Email your interest with a resume, cover letter, and any links, videos, resources and attachments you like to hello@charityelectric.co with subject line “Junior Web Developer Application”.