Content Writer - Canberra

Seeking a Content Writer to help re-develop internally focused web-based content to be released on a new intranet.
Starting early august, this is a 6 month contract with options for extension

This opportunity requires the incumbent to be an Australian citizen with the ability to obtain baseline clearance

This role will:
  • Work with Subject Matter Experts to gather, analyse and translate technical information for required documents
  • Write content that is consistent, easy to understand and follow
  • Ensure content fulfils Austrade standards and audience goals
  • Produce documents accurately and efficiently
  • Contribute to the layout and design of the documents (within documentation guidelines)
  • Organise material and complete writing assignment according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, terminology, correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling
  • Apply interviewing and workshopping techniques to develop content for written materials
  • Edit written material and assist in layout process by suggesting charts, illustrations, photographs, drawings, sketches, and diagrams that best illustrate the material

Essential criteria
  • Demonstrated experience (5+ years) in content writing for the web.
  • Ability to develop content that responds to identified user needs.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work productively with SMEs and other internal stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated experience in a Human Centred Design environment and agile ways of working, as part of a multi-disciplinary team (MDT).
  • Experience working to DTA content guidelines.
Desirable criteria
  • Demonstrated experience in content design or similar.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite of products, in particular SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online.

Canberra (Australian Capital Territory)
Rani Davis