Are you a design-savvy programmer who’s passionate about the positive potential of science to save the world? The Union of Concerned Scientists is looking for a creative, versatile web developer with strong Drupal skills to help support an organization bringing science-based solutions to some of the biggest challenges we face.
The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is an independent national nonprofit whose scientists and engineers work to solve some of our planet’s most pressing environmental and safety problems. UCS combines technical analysis and effective organizing and advocacy to create innovative, practical solutions in state and federal government. We work on issues related to global warming, clean energy and transportation, nuclear weapons, and agriculture—and we advocate for the role of science and evidence in making decisions that affect us all.
Serve as in-house web developer and project manager supporting a Drupal-based website and WordPress-based blog. Primarily responsible for combining excellent UX/UI principles with good visual sense and strong coding chops to help web team create and implement engaging web content for the general public. Keeps UCS website, blog, and microsites running smoothly. Create code for UCS emails, wrappers, and website forms that integrates with our CRM database.
Works closely with communications and program colleagues to ensure products are created collaboratively, as well as on message, on brand, and on time.
Qualifications and Experience
At UCS, comparable training and/or experience can be substituted for degrees when appropriate.
UCS is an equal opportunity employer continually seeking to diversify its staff. In particular, we’re dedicated to broadening opportunities for individuals from demographic groups that are historically underrepresented in the sciences and in environmental advocacy. We’re also committed to building an inclusive workplace culture where talented people of widely diverse backgrounds can thrive. We've adopted this commitment because we believe the inclusion of culturally diverse perspectives will improve our work and produce better societal and environmental outcomes for all, including historically disenfranchised communities. We are actively seeking people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in this work.
Compensation, Hours and Location: This is a full-time position based in UCS’s Cambridge, MA office. For candidates who meet all position requirements, the salary range is in the $70s per year depending on experience. UCS offers excellent benefits and a rewarding work environment. Information about the organization is available at http://www.ucsusa.org
To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, links to three of your best projects, salary requirements, and how you learned about the position via email to via email to email@example.com and include “Web Developer” in the subject line. Email materials in Word or PDF format only. No phone calls please. Deadline: April 5, 2017 or until filled.
WHEN APPLYING: Be sure to indicate that you saw this information at UNIONJOBS.COM.