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PHP Developer


About Wine & Spirits: Our print and digital magazine is published seven times a year and read by over 200,000 members of America’s wine community. Consumers and wine professionals access our website and magazine for information on established and up-and-coming regions and producers, the art and science of viticulture, industry happenings and food and wine pairing. Wine & Spirits, the only wine publication to win the James Beard award five times for excellence in wine writing, evaluates more than 15,000 wines each year.



Location:
New York, NY

Type:
Full-time

Min. Experience:
3+

Contact:
Joshua Greene

National media company focused on wine and spirits seeks a PHP Developer to join our team and to help expand our digital presence. Responsibilities will include maintaining our databases of subscribers and of tasting notes; developing new database functions; and working with the Production Director on back-end website development.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in related field
3+ years of experience
Proficiency with PHP, MySQL, Amazon Web Services
Ability to work in and develop strengths in Indesign and Photoshop
Excellent problem-solving skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills

Position Duties

Website
Maintain and develop existing Website with production director

Subscription processing (PHP, MySQL, Amazon Web Services)
Maintain database for:

  • New subscription orders
  • New gift subscription orders
  • Change of address
  • Account maintenance

Manage automated response emails to new subscribers and New e-newsletter Subscribers
Provide new subscriber information to NFS
Import new subscriber information from NFS (basic python knowledge / willingness to learn)
Run python scripts to create new accounts and send out activation email

Wine data
Clean wine data and import into MySQL database (basic python knowledge / willingness to learn)
Work with internal team to keep data clean

Develop Digital Magazine Application (Wordpress)
Import posts from ExpressionEngine (EE) to WordPress
Vet available programs to help develop W&S digital products
Separate subscriber content and free content
Work with experts on SEO

Systems Development
Work with Programmer on System Development and Implementation (previous experience / wiliness to learn php framework)
Wine Database Management
Sales Management
Polling Systems

Marketing
Manage the automated e-marketing platform (currently, Vertical Response)
Maintain lists for specific types of marketing blasts
Deliver email blasts

  • Send test messages; Send email blasts
  • Report on email campaigns

Python, Laravel, CMS (Expression Engine or WordPress), Ecommerce experience a plus

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resumé showing experience and interest in the wine business to Publisher & Editor, Joshua Greene.

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