Hob: Web Developer

Global Educators, Inc

17 New South Street, Suite 301

Company Description:
Salary Range:Location:
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeInternet/Information Systems/New Media
Education Level:Work Experience:
Some High School Coursework
Preference: Nice to have

Preference: Nice to have
Position Title: Web Developer
Organization: Global Educators
Location: Northampton, MA
Number of Weekly Hours: Full-time, approximately 40 hours per week
Start Date: As soon as right candidate is found

ABOUT US: Who is Global Educators, and why do you want to work with us?
Global Educators is an association of education abroad and purposeful travel organizations that work collaboratively for the mutual benefit of their members and to the overall benefit of their participants. How do we do it?
We collaborate with association members to develop and implement best practices in program quality, risk management procedures, and professional development.
We pool resources to provide higher levels of insurance protection and emergency response time and support.
We guide association members in the application of successful and innovative business practices.
We love people who have a good sense of humor under pressure and who are interested in what we do; a passion for travel and learning is something we all share. We have a great camaraderie and like to both solve problems and celebrate our successes together. And as an added bonus, we’re located in downtown Northampton in a fantastic office space, close to everything. We find what we do exceptionally rewarding. We think you will too.

Below are a few of our most visited websites:

www.cisabroad.com | www.barcelonasae.com | www.worldinternships.org

We are currently looking for an experienced, full-time Web Developer to help us grow our digital operations. The new Web Developer will report to the Director of Digital Marketing.

Maintain and enhance 10+ company websites receiving over 50,000 monthly visits
Develop and manage various custom WordPress plugins and themes
Create highly customized WordPress data models and admin interfaces
Build custom integrations with CRM, dialer, payment processing, and other software
Maintain professional development, testing, and deployment workflows
Collaborate with staff to design and implement creative technical solutions

Understanding of PHP-based web applications, especially WordPress
Solid knowledge of the web front-end stack – HTML, CSS, & JavaScript
Strong sense of UX and responsive web design best practices
Solid grasp of server-side technologies such as web servers and databases
Strong foundation in developing code using version control (git/svn)
Good troubleshooting, online research, and problem-solving skills
Ability to collaborate effectively with other web designers and developers, both staff and contractors
Positive and patient, with excellent self-discipline and work ethic
Bachelor's degree in the field or equivalent experience preferred
International experience a plus – travel, work, or study abroad

You’ll be a GREAT fit if you:
Are adept at using technology in service of business solutions
Can effectively communicate technical information, in terms of business needs and employee productivity
Are patient with less technically inclined staff members, who in many ways will be your internal customers
Understand your own personal limits and know when to ask for help
Take pride in your attention to detail and learn new systems quickly
Keep your cool under pressure
COMPANY CULTURE: Who are we looking for?
Great listeners who love to work with people and build relationships
Goal-oriented people who are as comfortable working alone as they are working with a team
People who are willing to learn, improve, and adapt quickly
People who are excited about the world, travel, and different cultures
Ability to lift or maneuver up to 50 pounds
Ability to continuously stand or walk
Ability to bend, squat, climb stairs, and lift frequently

Salary commensurate with experience
Full-time, flexible schedule; 40 hours per week
Company-sponsored health, dental, and vision insurance
Medical and Dependent Care Flex-Spending Accounts
10 paid weeks of parental Leave
Wellness Program
401k Plan after 1 year of employment, with fully-vested company match
10 Days Paid Vacation, company Holidays (including a week-long Winter Holiday Break)
1 hour of Paid Sick Time earned for every 30 hours worked
IATA certified travel agent status
Fun, flexible work environment frequented by furry pups

SOUNDS GREAT! How do I apply?
Submit your cover letter, resume, and two professional references
Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview
No phone calls, please
Incomplete applications will NOT be considered
Firms and remote candidates need not apply

Global Educators provides equal opportunity to all people regardless of age, race, religion, color, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, or physical or mental disability. Equal opportunity applies to hiring, placement, promotion, salary determination, and all other conditions of employment. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document upon hire.