Freelance Content Strategist
Seeking a Content Strategist for work on dynamic federal websites. Must be a self-starter, willing to make decisions, help drive strategy and own tasks through to completion. Must also be comfortable working solo and/or with a small team.
Responsibilities: Draft strategies for federal guidelines on plain language, content creation and content governance for the web Ability to write & re-write content in plain language (e.g. 8th grade reading level) Conduct ROT Analyses, content audits and generate content inventories, content models and taxonomies for websites Working knowledge of user experience fundamentals and demonstrated experience integrating into a full web lifecycle team including front-end developer, visual designer, information architects and user experience designers a must Interface with client on a regular basis to understand requirements and inform strategy Build effective relationships with client and Subject Matter Experts to develop joint vision for ongoing projects.
Qualifications: Experience working as a Content Strategist in web environment. Strong understanding of web development technologies, content strategy/audits, accessibility, and web content management systems (Drupal preferred) Experience crafting content strategies for websites, assisting in creating personas, assisting in wireframe development, modeling content, and developing/implementing taxonomies. Strong analytical skills and solutions-oriented thinking, writing and verbal communications skills, interpersonal skills, customer relationship management skills, and flexibility are a must Demonstrated ability to work independently while collaborating as needed with a team Beneficial Experience: Working in the government domain Developing training materials for Web CMS users Experience developing UX / Wireframes & Sitemaps is a plus! Samples: Please submit writing samples