Content Designer - 6 month contract - North London

Job type:
on-site
Start:
ASAP
Duration:
6 months+
From:
Nexere Consulting Limited
Place:
London
Date:
11/01/2017
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
project ID:
1443425

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Content Designer - 6 month contract - North London

Purpose of Job:

  • Own the digital customer experience for a number of service areas, developing an excellent understanding of the strategic and policy priorities in those areas and be a trusted advisor to the service
  • Run projects that bring multiple experts together, adopting the Agile approach to service delivery, delivering results through sprints
  • Design and conduct user research and lead its translation into content design
  • Design content for the council's digital platforms, ensuring that all information is timely, accurate and fit for purpose. Embarking on a continuous and iterative content refresh across the most complained-about pages, enhancing discoverability and content, analysing and implementing best practice for content design, user experience (UX), and customer journeys in relation to all content updates, working towards an inclusive digital by default' customer experience, checking for and implementing AA accessibility across all content.
  • Helping to enhance the profile and reputation and supporting the implementation of the customer transformation programme.
  • Working with the Web Manager to develop the Internet and Intranet strategies and develop websites as required

Key accountabilities:

  • Web strategy
  • Stakeholder management
  • Testing
  • Promotion Of Corporate Values
  • Flexibility
  • Health and Safety
  • The Council's Commitment to Equality

Essential Requirements:

  • A proven track record of working successfully in government or local government digital services
  • A good understanding of the issues facing local government
  • High levels of IT literacy, including: familiarity with content management systems; web graphics software; web development software; and XML, CSS, XHTML
  • Knowledge of public sector web standards; and best practice in website design and the use of social media
  • Degree at BA level

Behavioural Competencies

  • Skills in Agile project management and delivery
  • Able to build effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Able to demonstrate an ability to clarify complex information in a clear user friendly way.
  • Highly developed oral and presentational skills
  • Able to work to conflicting deadlines and to work in a totally flexible way, switching tasks and priorities as the situation demands.
  • Highly developed ability to identify and manage confidential and sensitive information and to operate with professionalism and integrity
  • Able to plan and organise user testing events
  • Able to devise and implement internal and external customer services strategies
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of the wider communications opportunities of the web

Content Designer - 6 month contract - North London