Web Developer - Toronto, ON | Free The Children | FreshGigs.ca | 26/02/14
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Web Developer Full-Time

Location: Toronto, ON
Salary: $35,000 - $39,000
Company Name: Free The Children ()
Category: Web Design / Development

Are you a self-motivated and driven person who is organized and enthusiastic about supporting youth and educators in making a difference in the world?

Free The Children empowers youth to fulfill their potential to be agents of change. Through our organization's unique youth-driven approach, more than one million young people have been involved in our innovative programs in more than 45 countries. Founded by international child rights activist Craig Kielburger, Free The Children has an established track-record of success, with three nominations for the Nobel Peace Prize and partnerships with the United Nations, and Oprah's Angel Network. In 2011 Free The Children, was awarded Canada’s Top Employer for Young People for our amazing opportunities for young employees!

Free The Children seeks an enthusiastic and dynamic Web Developer to join the Information Technology department, who has a strong knowledge of several web technologies, is responsible for the daily maintenance, upkeep and development of a several internal systems, registration systems, forms, email campaigns. 2 years of web development experience is required in LAMP environment.

A minimum three-year commitment is required, with salary commensurate to experience.There is a six (6) month probationary period, upon reaching the three (3) month period, all staff members are offered a health plan including dental and Employee Assistant Program. The position is based out of Free The Children’s International office in Toronto (233 Carlton Street). This role is perfect for a new graduate who is looking to grow and work hard for two years. You love big goals and surpassing expectations.

Please apply online at http://www.freethech..s/careers/.

While resumes are important, we want to know what makes you a great fit for our team and culture. We will consider resumes on a rolling basis and would like the right person to join us as soon as possible.

Responsibilities:

Entry level web developer with a strong knowledge of several web technologies. This person is responsible for the daily maintenance, upkeep and development of a several internal systems, registration systems, forms, email campaigns. 2 years of web development experience is required in LAMP environment.

Education:
Certificate/Diploma in a web developer/programmer or related field

Languages:
• HTML, PHP, MySQL, jQuery, CSS, Apex, Visual Force

Programs:
• Wordpress, Act-On, Salesforce

Bonus:
• Knowledge of creating email templates, optimizing messages for mobile

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to articulate in a clear, concise, compelling and persuasive manner
  • Outstanding work ethic
  • Strong research skills, knowledge of the web
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects within tight deadlines
  • Ability to work well independently and within team settings
  • Ability to take a verbal or written concept and develop applications to support those concepts
  • Develop pages based on existing designs using Adobe Creative

What makes Free The Children unique…

A Top Employer for Young People, Free The Children is filled with passionate, driven, hardworking, entrepreneurial, shameless idealists, this means we work late, set high goals and exceed them, and then push hard the following year to beat and exceed last year’s goals of empowering youth to change the world.

If you are looking for a predictable 9-5 work environment, this won’t be the right fit.

If you are inspired and excited by collaboration, making friendships with the most incredible people, unique additional responsibilities like working on our We Days and your personal values align with our core values, we would love to hear from you.

Free The Children sincerely thanks all those who apply, however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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