Position:  Website Manager, MDS
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Job Id:  15098
# of Openings:  1

Website Manager, MDS

CLIENT ASSOCIATION: International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society, MDS
POSITION(S) REPORTS TO: Director of Communications and Membership
EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT EMPLOYEE STATUS: Exempt (Minimum of 37.5 hours/week)


Manage the content, design, development, and maintenance for the MDS website and other digital platforms. Assist in development and implementation of online tools.



  • Maintain current information on MDS websites and digital platforms including, but not limited to, learning management system, meeting mobile applications, Mediasite library of video and audio recordings and podcast recording software and platforms. Review material submitted from each area of MDS to ensure quality and accurate content with verified links. Assess content for compatibility and consistency with the site as a whole. Make recommendations for improvement.
  • Plan the design of web pages in conjunction with Communications Manager and in collaboration with MDS Web Editors, providing strong leadership with important factors such as usability, navigation, and visual design.
  • Provide input in creation and support of website guidelines and policies.
  • Work with all MDS staff to manage and implement website content and changes. Perform regular review throughout site to identify and correct errors.
  • Respond to user problems on daily basis, providing resolution within two business days of first contact.
  • Work in conjunction with Communications Manager to recommend vendors and manage the process of creating the mobile app for the International Congress and Regional Meetings. Research best practices and provide guidance in how to best showcase information within the app for a good end-user experience.
  • Work with Web Services or website related vendors to assess potential technical challenges with web projects and tools.
  • Keep up-to-date with best practices in web usability, web page style, and writing for the web.
  • Serve as staff liaison to MDS committees, including the MDS Website Editors, Website Editorial Board, as assigned and provide administrative support as appropriate.
  • Other duties as assigned.



2-4 weeks of domestic and/or international travel per year; some early morning/evening and weekend work required.



Bachelor’s degree. Previous demonstrated experience and success in utilizing the web for communication/marketing and educational purposes. Excellent writing, organizational and general web skills. Able to work successfully in a team environment. Web project management experience desired, including documenting requirements, budgeting, scheduling, conducting testing, and launching final product. Previous experience working with a CMS preferred. Excellent organizational and verbal and written communication skills required. Word processing and spreadsheet skills in MS Office environment essential.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (example - lifting, packaging, etc.)

Lifting 20 - 30 lbs may occasionally be required.

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