Content Designer

Content Designer

Job Title: Content Designer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 29/03/21
Reference: 16822_1615387216
Contact Name: Lauren Byrne
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 10, 2021 14:40

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Content Designer to join their team for 12-month remote based contract. This will fall inside IR35 and occasional travel to their Bootle office may be required.

As a content designer you will work on the end-to-end journey of a service to help users complete their goal and government deliver a policy intent. In this role, your work may involve the creation of, or change to, a transaction, product or single piece of content that stretches across digital and offline channels.

Key Responsibilities:
*Lead creation of materials for internal and external webpages
*Review content to make sure it's accurate, relevant, accessible and written in line with GOV.UK style
*Communicate the principles of content design to other workstream members Creating, updating and reviewing content around the end-to-end user journey.

At this level, you will:
*Be comfortable using evidence, data and research
*Build relationships across government to focus on the needs of the user and to influence stakeholders
*Contribute to and use the style guides and design patterns

Essential Skills and Experience:
Agile working
*You can identify and compare the best processes or delivery methods to use, including measuring and evaluating outcomes. You know how to help the team to decide the best approach.
*You can help teams to manage and visualise outcomes, prioritise work and work to agreed minimum viable product (MVP), print and scope. (Relevant skill level: practitioner)

*You know when to use a specific prototyping technique or method. You can show the value of prototyping to the team. (Relevant skill level: working)

Stakeholder relationship management
*You can identify important stakeholders, tailoring communication to their needs, and work with teams to build relationships while also meeting user needs.
*You can take opposing views to reach consensus.
*You know how to work with stakeholders and contribute to improving these relationships, using evidence to explain decisions made. (Relevant skill level: working)

Strategic thinking
*You can define strategies and policies, providing guidance to others on working in the strategic context.
*You know how to evaluate current strategies to ensure business requirements are being met and exceeded where possible. (Relevant skill level: practitioner)

User focus
*You can identify needs and engage with users or stakeholders to collate user needs evidence.
*You understand and can define research that fits user needs.
*You can use quantitative and qualitative data about users to turn user focus into outcomes. (Relevant skill level: working)

User-centred content design
*You can work autonomously. You know how to create effective content for digital channels. (Relevant skill level: working)

Other Information
Contract role
Remote based with occasional travel to Bootle
12 months
Inside IR35

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Keywords: Content design, public sector, government

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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