Sandusky Newspaper Group

WordPress Developer

Sandusky Newspaper Group published 7 months ago


Full Time

Sandusky, Ohio

Full Time / Sandusky, Ohio

WordPress Developer

If you are a full stack WordPress developer that knows their stuff from the smallest lines of code up to the biggest plans for hosting and managing websites – and have deployed a network of WordPress sites across an organization – WE HAVE THE JOB FOR YOU!

We publish news and information on a daily basis across a network of sites, which presents us with challenges to keep moving forward quickly and to be successful in a ever changing media landscape. We are looking for someone who motivated, enjoys thinking outside the box, isn’t afraid of a challenge and is willing to take the initiative. We want you to help us be successful, which in turn will help you learn and grow.


  • Know WordPress inside and out
  • Be well versed in PHP/MySQL, jQuery and JavaScript overall
  • Have experience building and deploying many WordPress sites across an organization
  • Be familiar with, and be able to advise upon, the best plugins and services to integrate
  • Design a practical database schema for content, taxonomies and user roles
  • Work directly with both our customer experience and advertising revenue teams to deploy features and technology to grow our business goals
  • Integrate third-party software and services into WordPress
  • Test and QA development and work with others to help ensure quality work
  • Offer best practices and knowledge on: Planning, Coding and Maintaining a network of sites with a good data structure


  • Live in either North-Central Ohio or the Tri-Cities area in East Tennessee
  • Build your own WordPress themes from scratch
  • Are familiar with the publishing industry
  • Can Deploy and Host sites on WP Engine
  • Have Google DFP integration experience
  • Know React.js
  • Are familiar with APIs for, but not limited to, MailChimp, CXense, YouTube
  • Have a proven track record showing how your planning and implementation of WordPress has delivered success


We are a privately-owned newspaper group with news outlets and offices in several states. You will be working with a small, ambitious and fun team of designers and builders looking to push our sites forward using great tech, and smart decisions.


You can work remotely as a contractor, or on-site as an FTE at one of our regional offices in Ohio or Tennessee. We have flexible hours and a casual approach that is balanced with meeting deadlines and being driven. If you work for us as a onsite full-time employee we allow flexible time for you to work at home as well as on-site.

Position available to U.S. citizens only.

Sandusky Newspaper Group

How to apply

Send your cover letter, resume and links to:

[email protected]