Web Content Editor

Job Details

As a web content editor, you will play an integral role within Web Services.

Working with teams across the Council, you’ll be responsible for editing web content, helping to set content standards and helping to ensure content is up to date, consistent and meets the current version of the Website Content Accessibility Guidelines to Level AA.

Your role will include proofreading articles before publication and ensuring content is shown to the user in the right place, at the right time and easily understood.

Reporting to the Digital Production Manager, you will:
• Work closely with stakeholders and team members to ensure our content is evidence based, user centred and continually optimised.
• Be responsible for editing and curating content on the Council’s website.
• Support the wider communications team with content for the Council’s intranet and social media presence.
• Support and provide guidance to web page content owners, ensuring content is relevant, up to date, accessible, easy to understand and consistent.
• Identify and refer technical issues to the relevant teams within the Council.
• Ensure content standards are maintained with particular emphasis on accessibility, security, risk and exposure.
• Ensure content standards, guidance, style and banding guidelines for the Council are met.
• Articulate the value of content design, supporting and coaching content owners across the Council to understand the connection between excellent content and excellent service/experience.
• Have a detailed, up to date understanding and practical knowledge of the digital communications landscape and identify the best ways to reach different audiences.
• Ensure all digital communications activities comply with GDPR, the Code of recommended practices on Local Authority Publications and any other relevant legislation or guidance.

Umbrella hourly rate – £21