Web Content Writer

Web Content Writer

Job Title: Web Content Writer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-05-05
Reference: V-37429
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 06, 2020 14:37

Job Description

Seeking experienced content writers who are skilled at translating complex information and transforming it into plain English.

The Role:

You will be working within a multi-disciplinary agile team with other content writers, a business analyst, delivery manager and user experience (UX) involvement. The successful candidate will work embedded within the team to deliver content outcomes prioritised by a product owner. At times, you may be asked to work with stakeholders or subject matter experts to co-write content. The team behind the website is embarking on several projects that will improve web content to focus on users completing key jobs. A thorough and user-centred content strategy has been developed to ensure consistency of content creation during these projects. We are seeking multiple experienced copywriters who are skilled at translating complex information and transforming it into plain English—including removal of unnecessary jargon and content—to enhance the user experience.
The website is a single digital entry point connecting Australian business owners to information, grants, registrations and support from government.

Skills and Experience Required:
Essential Criteria
  • Proven experience in translating complex information and rewriting it into plain English
  • Experience writing and designing content for the web based on a predefined content strategy
  • An understanding of human-centered design
  • Knowledge of digital service standards
  • Experience in working in a multi-disciplinary team in an Agile environment

Desirable criteria
  • Knowledge of HTML
  • Experience in Google Analytics
  • An understanding of small business ownership in Australia
  • An understanding of how content can influence search engine ranking (i.e. search engine optimisation)
  • Experience in using content management systems
  • Knowledge of Web Accessibility (WCAG 2.0)

Location and Contract Term:

Canberra based. 12 Month Contract with 1 x 12 Month extension options

Security Requirements:

Must be an Australian Citizen. Ability to obtain baseline clearance

How to Apply:

Applications close 19 May 2020  

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you may need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates

Call Jo Finchett 1300 944 936 for any further information

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