Web Developer

Website Rainforest Trust

Rainforest Trust seeks an experienced Web Developer to oversee WordPress website development and maintenance. The ideal candidate will also be responsible for utilizing Google Analytics and SEO software.

Rainforest Trust is a highly efficient and effective U.S. non-profit founded in 1988 with the mission to purchase and protect threatened rainforests and tropical habitat to save endangered wildlife through community engagement and local partnerships. To date, we have saved more than 17 million acres across 26 countries at 130 project sites, with the ambitious goal of protecting 50 million acres by the year 2020. Our great financial efficiency and program effectiveness consistently earn us Charity Navigator’s top 4-star rating.

This is a full-time position in our office in Warrenton, VA.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Perform frequent maintenance and revisions to existing web pages using HTML, CSS, Javascript/jQuery, and WordPress-specific PHP
  • Write and modify code to customize site layout and functionality
  • Troubleshoot website for bugs and perform maintenance updates
  • Work with range of media; integrate multi-media content into site
  • Implement SEO best practices and Social Meta Optimization in collaboration with the Social Media Officer
  • Review website statistics and monitor Google Analytics
  •  Manage a web redesign to improve the user experience
  • Integrate graphics and web animation into site to promote organization’s conservation message
  • Identify and evaluate improvement options; introduce new technology
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required

Qualification & Skills Required:

  • Minimum 3 years of web design and development experience
  • Experience writing HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP
  • Excellent WordPress skills
  • Ability to implement responsive web design practices
  • Ability to optimize website content for maximum visibility and ranking in search engines
  • Creative, technical, and analytical aptitude
  • Adaptable; able to pick up new techniques
  • Detail orientated; able to multi-task and be a self-starter
  • Desire and willingness to work independently and in collaborative team environments
  • Skilled with Google Analytics and SEO tools
  • Provide quick turnaround of website enhancements and fixes
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite and graphic design software
  • A personal passion for the environment and wildlife conservation

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • BS / BA university degree in related field (preferred)
  • Minimum 3 years experience
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong self-organization, planning, and time management skills

The candidate will work in our central office with 30 staff in Warrenton, Virginia, just 45 miles west of Washington DC.



Please send applications to jobs@RainforestTrust.org. Include a cover letter stating your interest to work for Rainforest Trust, your salary aspirations, any specific job requirements, and your resume. Cover letters without salary aspirations will not be considered.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@RainforestTrust.org

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