Content Strategist

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Our client is looking for an experienced Content Strategist to play a key role in developing great user experience on their large-scale B2C websites. This position is a 18 month contract position located onsite in San Francisco, CA.

In this role, you would be part of a team and contribute by:
Producing and presenting sales and brand-relevant content strategies and copy.
Providing content strategy on both large projects and ongoing maintenance on existing sites.
Working independently and cross-functionally with Interaction and Visual Designers, Product and Project Managers.
Working closely with business partners to consult on long-term and short-term online content strategies.
Working strategically (leading discussions with the design teams and facilitating sessions with executives) and tactically (editing copy) in the details.

Our client is looking for someone who has experience in:
Writing and strategizing according to user-centric standards.
Understanding business and technical requirements.
Inventorying and analyzing existing content as well as writing and editing.
Developing and modifying standards and guidelines.

Other qualifications needed are:
3-5 years experience working in interactive design environments as content strategist, copywriter or related position.
Deep familiarity with user-centered design principles.
Superb communication skills in group settings.
Demonstrated ability to define “content strategy” succinctly and be able to present it.
Experience creating content strategies and writing copy for public-facing websites of Fortune 500 companies.

Other qualifications desired are:
Experience working in the financial services industry.
Experience writing content for mobile devices, or deep familiarity with using mobile devices.
Basic understanding of templated systems and content management systems.

Working with Aquent:
Freelancing long-term with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:
Subsidized health (including term life and LTD) and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)
Access to Fidelity 401(k)
Access to FSA Program (pre-tax payment toward Bart passes, etc.)
Direct deposit for your paycheck
Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills:
Access to free online courses via
Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)