Web Editor Intern

Lincolnshire, IL
Posted March 27
If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume to leahbye@thesmartdept.com.

The E-Commerce Associate Editor edits, publishes and maintains compelling, timely and accurate online content for all company websites. These activities primarily support marketing, advertising and e-Commerce functions.



- Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience.

- 1 year experience in writing and editing.

- 1 year experience publishing a website.


Desired experience:

1-2 years marketing or copywriting experience

Some knowledge of HTML

Prior content management system HIGHLY DESIRED (examples: Adobe Experience Manager, Adobe SQ, Sitecore, WordPress)

Knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs

Strong communication/attention to detail

Ability to manage multiple priorities


Skills and Competencies

- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.

- Successful history of balancing priorities simultaneously while meeting deadlines.

- Strong computer skills and ability to quickly learn and apply new applications.

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with stakeholders at all levels.

- Demonstrated ability to shift priorities quickly in a changing environment.

- Solid organizational skills and attention to detail.

- Experience with online editing and writing preferred.

- E-Commerce Website publishing experience preferred.


Major Job Duties and Responsibilities

- Make updates to recurring web content pages that occur on a weekly, monthly, quarterly basis.

- Provide routine and emergency updates and maintenance to multiple company Web sites; ensure copy and link quality and all pages are up to date and appropriate

- Ensure that corporate brand and web guidelines are consistent with department objectives.

- Ensure compliance with web standards and guidelines.

- Monitor competitive web sites and other web sites to maintain knowledge around best practices.

- Monitor metrics as appropriate and share information on improvements based on data to specific pages.

- Proof content as necessary.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume to leahbye@thesmartdept.com.