Web Content Manager/Writer

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Job Title: Content manager/web writer

GENERAL OVERVIEW
We are seeking an experienced content manager and web writer to support a global website redesign. The content manager is responsible for producing engaging content that meets the needs of multiple audiences and advances the mission of the organization. Candidates must have hands-on experience with key aspects of content strategy and management for consumer-facing websites, including content strategy, information architecture, taxonomies, SEO, document management, content management systems (CMS) and web writing and production. We are a mission-driven organization with a global reach, a passionate and energetic membership base and a creative and collaborative environment.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
• BA/BS or master’s in communications, journalism or related field
• 5-7 years’ experience with web content/publishing
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

• Excellent editorial skills and proven ability to write effectively for the web and digital forms
• Understanding of how users interact with digital content and how to create great user experiences from a content perspective
• Familiarity with technical aspects of web content creation and publishing, knowledge of HTML, scripting, authentication, etc.
• Familiarity with large-scale web projects and Agile methodology helpful
• Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
SPECIFIC DUTIES

• Generate simple, clear, user-focused web writing that advances the strategic objectives of the organization and adheres to content standards and guidelines
• Evaluate existing web materials for alignment with business objectives, content strategy
• Help implement a taxonomy across multiple products and platforms
• Repurpose previously generated content with a high-level awareness of strategic messaging and relevant digital forms
• Participate as an active team member and content lead in all aspects of web redesign project
• Create engaging content appropriate for diverse audiences
• Assist in development of regionalized content approach and building team to support
• Supervise other web writers and guide team in best practices of digital content creation and management