Senior Content Executive

Location
England,London
Salary
£140.00 - £160.00 per day
Posted
03 Jan 2019
Closes
31 Jan 2019
Ref
3501422
Contact
Verity Slade
Job Discipline
Communications, Data & CRM, Digital
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
Public Sector
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
This is for a Senior Content Executive to oversee the migration of content from the old CMS (WordPress) to the new one (Drupal)- it's essential that you have experience of leading a content migration project (not just working on one). In this role you will also have Line management responsibility for Programmes Content Coordinator, Research Content Executive, Web Content Executive

Key Responsibilities

* Migrate content from the old CMS (WordPress) into the new CMS (Drupal)
* Responsible for ensuring that data and content is prioritised, accurate, up-to-date and complete

* Develop, manage and update content migration plans and process, working with the various content owners and stakeholders to understand priorities, capability and capacity
* Build web pages using the new content management system ensuring that the user research principles are adhered to
* Where appropriate, develop new pages for content based on templates and styles previously developed, ensuring users are able to easily find content
* Coordinate and create original content for the website based on business needs, as well as user needs and behaviour
* Lead the development of principles and guidelines for editing, creating and publishing content for the website, working with relevant teams across the Business School
* Working with the Project Manager, manage relationships and ensure effective communication between project participants and maintain good working relationships with all teams and stakeholders
* Direct, manage and motivate the content migration team, ensuring all deliverables meet the agreed quality and best practice standards.
* Review and edit existing and new content and align it to tone of voice and brand
* Document and prioritise content enhancements to ensure scope is aligned to website priorities
* Work on a range of content types including copy, diagrams, videos and imagery which will help our users to better navigate and understand our web pages
* Oversee the production of content by different teams and, where necessary, external suppliers to ensure there is consistency in the content created and that it meets brand guidelines
* Monitor the performance of the web content using tools such as Google Analytics and put forward recommendations based on these results

* Other tasks reasonably requested by the Communications Executive or Project Manager

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the below: -

* Knowledge of accessibility and search engine optimisation best practice
* Knowledge of content management systems and digital publishing platforms
* Knowledge of a wide range of user research techniques, and their appropriate use
* Knowledge and ability to perform analysis and interpretation of data with Google Analytics
* Strong editorial skills and ability to create content that is both accessible, usable, and optimised for search engines
* Strong content marketing skills
* Excellent standards of accuracy, consistency and attention to detail
* Ability to act independently and make decisions without supervision, using judgement and discretion
* Digital content production skills, based on a range of media such as text, data and images
* Digital content production skills for video and audio
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Experience working with Drupal
* Experience of writing HTML, CSS and / or JavaScript
* Experience of managing a content migration team
* Experience in setting objectives for yourself and for a team of stakeholders
* Experience of working with a range of digital content publishing systems
* Experience of mapping content across a new information architecture for large websites or mobile apps
* Experience gained in a position such as website editor, digital editor, content editor or content producer, content strategist, content manager
* Experience of leading a content migration project
* Experience in a content marketing environment
* Experience working with external vendors / 3rd party suppliers
* Experience in engaging and managing senior stakeholders

If this role is of interest, please do apply ASAP as they are looking to interview and appoint within the next two weeks.

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