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Senior Content Designer

Senior Content Designer

Job Title: Senior Content Designer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England
Industry:
Salary: £550 - £560 per day
Start Date: 26/04/21
Reference: BBBH16922_1618328677
Contact Name: Lauren Byrne
Contact Email: lauren@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: April 13, 2021 16:44

Job Description


Our client is looking for a Senior Content Designer to join their team for a 5 month contract. This will be a remote based contract and will fall inside IR35.

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.

The postholder will be the champion of clear writing and usability for our content. They will train and support others to deliver excellent written content and will help the communications branch to develop further its knowledge and skills in writing.

Key Responsibilities:
· Support Head of Content Strategy in developing a BSR content plan and strategy based on user needs
· 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

At this level, you will:
· Take responsibility for content quality, managing small teams and mentoring content designers
· Write and map user stories, assure quality and review the work of others
· Lead on cross-government content projects
· Engage with and contribute to the cross-government content community

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)

Prototyping
· You approach prototyping as a team activity, actively soliciting prototypes and testing with others. You can establish design patterns and iterate them. You can use a variety of methods of prototyping and choose the most appropriate ones. (Relevant skill level: practitioner)

Stakeholder relationship management
· You can influence stakeholders and manage relationships effectively. You know how to build long-term strategic relationships and communicate clearly and regularly with stakeholders. (Relevant skill level: practitioner)

Strategic thinking
· You can lead the design and implementation of strategy, directing the evaluation of strategies and policies to ensure business requirements are being met. (Relevant skill level: expert)

User focus
· You know how to collaborate with user researchers and can represent users internally.
· You understand the difference between user needs and the desires of the user.
· You can champion user research to focus on all users.
· You can prioritise and define approaches to understand the user story, guiding others in doing so.
· You can offer recommendations on the best tools and methods to be used. (Relevant skill level: practitioner)

User-centred content design
· You can create and iterate content for end-to-end services. You can deliver through others and direct their work. (Relevant skill level: practitioner)

Other Information
Contract role
Duration: 5 months
Inside IR35
Remote

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 designer, government, public sector Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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