Content Designer part time

Venesky-Brown's client, a public sector organisation in Glasgow, is currently looking to recruit a Content Designer for an initial part-time (17.5 hrs) contract until the end of March 2022 on a salary of \u00A332,794 - \u00A338,252 per annum pro-rata. Due to the current circumstances this role will be remote based for the foreseeable future.Responsibilities:- Plan, develop and implement the digital channels content strategies and their subsequent delivery plans - Design content to meet user needs using a range of content research techniques to achieve this - Create meaningful user journeys on our web channels- Use specialist content writing skills and be skilled in editing others' work - Identify, evaluate and address any content gaps- Monitor and evaluate the content management system's performance from a content perspective. You will provide recommendations to the development team to improve the system - Implement, monitor and evaluate accessibility standards and SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) practices- Be responsible for ensuring content is optimised for web performance - Run User Acceptance Testing (UAT) for any content-related projects.- Manage third parties for any content development we may outsource- Actively seek out data that will help evaluate existing content and inform future content activity such as interrogating Google Analytics and Hotjar- Contribute ideas to the yearly and quarterly planning cycle and be accountable for delivering content against the agreed roadmap for the year- Foster relationships with key content business owners and subject matter experts across the business, and sometimes outwith the business- Influence, engage and provide content direction to all parts of the organisation - Provide peer review to other content designers Essential Skills:- Relevant Degree (SCVQ Level 9) and\/or equivalent professional qualification\/experience in digital content design or ideally, in Journalism- Experience of leading and delivering web content design projects - Experience of working with content management systems such as Umbraco and Drupal - Experience of running multiple projects simultaneously within agreed parameters- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills- Skilled at writing in different styles and tone to create a variety of content types from landing pages to core content pages- Good editorial judgement, tactical awareness and decision-making skills- Have a solid understanding of the content management process and its governance - The ability to create and maintain website taxonomy - Skilled at developing web user journeys- Ability to build creative content solutions to business and user needs - Ability to explore issues from a broader perspective to identify and address root cause across user needs - Skilled at influencing others- Ability to think strategically and to understand implications and wider business impact of any decisions taken- Ability to demonstrate significant experience of writing and editing engaging content for the web Desirable Skills:- Experience of working in agile development teams- Experience of writing user stories- Experience of planning and facilitating workshops- Experience of taxonomy development- Video production and editing skills - Working knowledge of Photoshop- Presentation skillsIf you would like to hear more about this opportunity please get in touch.