Job Type Full Time
Location Rockville, MD
Education Level Bachelor's Degree

WebFirst is 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:

  • Content Migration - Lead efforts to migrate the content (non technical) from source legacy site to new Website. (spreadsheets, coordination, etc.)
  • 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:

  • Required:
    • 5 Years’ experience minimum as Content Strategist working 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!

Position Type: Full time Salaried (W2)

Clearance:
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Public Trust clearance is required. Must be able to pass a security clearance for federal contracting work.

Location: Rockville, MD (Telecommuting options are available after an initial ramp up period.)

Samples: Please submit writing samples

Benefits

At WebFirst, we value our staff's input and strive to create a learning environment for our team! Moreover, we are committed to creating a solid work-life balance with daily flex time and monthly paid leave time for community service activities. We like to have fun as well - with

  • Regular happy hours
  • An annual picnic
  • Holiday party
  • Outdoor Activities

We offer a comprehensive benefits package (including health, dental, vision, life, LTD and STD), company-matched IRA program, an annual profit sharing program, and 3 weeks of annual leave.

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