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SEIU Local 105

SEIU Local 105


Junior Web Developer

Based in Denver and Aurora, CO


About our Union
Our organization is growing and has new opportunities for smart, dedicated, and passionate people looking to work in a dynamic, progressive, and innovative labor union.

The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is the largest and fastest-growing union in North America, with 2 million members in Healthcare, Property Services, and Public Services. SEIU is the nation’s largest healthcare union and is working to expand access to quality, affordable and secure healthcare for all. SEIU Local 105 is a growing union and represents over 7,500 healthcare and property service workers in Colorado, concentrated in the Denver Metro area.

Are you ready to be challenged and inspired? Are you ready to do meaningful work and be part of struggles that you would tell your friends and/or grandkids about? Are you ready to do multi-faceted work that builds power for working people? If so, we want to hear from you!

About the Position
Hiring immediately, Full-time Junior Web Developer to support SEIU Local 105 based in Denver and Aurora, Colorado.

Reports To: Information Technology Administrator

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working with the IT and Communication Directors to ensure execution of strategic web design plans across Local 105 web presence and maintain an internal and external web sites.
  • Maintain and update template and code, adding functionality, optimizing website for speed.
  • Monitor web traffic, performance and capacity to identify, prevent and resolve issues.
  • Work with Communications team to enhance SEO ranking.
  • Coordinate with stakeholders to ensure that all websites provide content and functionality that meets the business needs of the organization.
  • Ensure that all design elements, templates, and finished solutions work within a variety of browsers and devices
  • Work with Communications staff on style and approach for all projects.
  • Participate in efforts to improve the quality of websites.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a similar technical related field or relevant experience:
  • Experienced in at least one of CMS platforms: WordPress (Preferred), Craft, etc.
  • Experienced at coding clean, accessible HTML and CSS3 sites according to web standards
  • Front-end code optimization for better performance
  • Experienced with JavaScript/jQuery
  • Experienced with GIT
  • Knowledge of SEO best practices
  • Proficient in MySQL Databases, cPanel, and PHPMyAdmin
  • Graphic/Web Design experience or familiarity is a plus!

Preferred skills:

  • Ability to speak and write Spanish is preferred.
  • At least one year of recent experience as a Web developer
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Creative, enthusiastic, flexible and collaborative person
  • Experience building public-facing, responsive websites that work elegantly across all browsers
  • High standards regarding quality of code and quality of user experience
  • Familiarity with unions, the progressive political movement and/or healthcare policy is preferred.
  • Experience working with VAN, and NGP EveryAction.

Compensation:

  • Salary in the range of $40,000-$45,000, commensurate with experience.
  • Competitive, fully employer-funded benefits package provided for full-time employees and eligible dependents, including health, dental, vision, and prescription coverage, as well as employee short-term and long-term disability coverage and pension plan.

Application Process
Position open immediately and will remain open until filled. To apply, send a cover letter describing your interest in the position, a résumé, and relevant writing and digital work samples by mail or email to:

Service Employees International Union Local 105
c\o IT Administrator
2525 W Alameda Avenue, Denver, CO 80219

Email: jobs@seiu105.org

Candidates should be aware that additional materials, including references, may be requested after the interview stage.

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