AO6 Senior Web Content Writer

Location: Brisbane
Job Type: Contract
Discipline: Government
Reference: 1515917
Posted: 14 days ago
Troocoo are partnering with QLD Government on the recruitment of an AO6 Senior Web Content Writer contract role to commence ASAP. This role is for an experienced web content writer to work alongside the Project Manager to review and rewrite the content of several websites to meet Government readability and accessibility standards and is WCAG 2.1 AA compliant.  This is an initial 6-month contract role with high potential to extend and will see you working as part of a small but mighty project team.
As the AO6 Senior Web Content Writer you will be responsible for editing existing web content and creating new content for multiple websites, other key responsibilities and accountabilities in this role include;
  • Review and consolidate existing web and PDF content on Departmental websites to ensure it adheres to best practice standards for web content.
  • Develop customer focused web content in consultation with subject matter experts.
  • Ensure content is: - customer-focused – in Plain English – has a readability grade level 9 (or as near as possible) – integrates SEO best practice for copywriting – supports the F-shaped scanning habit of readers – supports device accessibility – meets all usability and accessibility standards (including WCAG 2.1 AA).
  • Collaborate and negotiate with stakeholders both internally and externally as required to source, edit and approve content.
  • Provide advice to business areas about the most effective ways to deliver content for the best customer experience. 
To be considered for this role, you will have demonstrated experience in writing accessible, user-friendly web content that is WCAG 2.1 AA compliant for Government websites. You will have knowledge of the Australian Style Manual and experience with the Queensland Government’s Web writing and style guide will be considered favourably. Prior experience working with SQUIZ would be highly desirable for this role.

On offer is an initial 6-month contract role with high likelihood of extensions, attractive hourly rates (up to $76.53 per hour plus super) and the opportunity to work on a great project within QLD Government improving the lives of Queenslanders. Pleas reach out for more information on this role with your updated resume – / 0404 857 431