Web Content Editor


  • London  
    London, United Kingdom
    freelance, temp to perm, remote  
  • Company
    Adecco Global IM  
    Start date
    3 Month Contract  
    £21 to 22 per hour  
  • Closing date
    21 March 2023  
    Posted on
    19 January 2023  

Purpose of role:

  • To manage the council's website content (internet, intranet and others), as well as functionality and associated applications in line with the best practice, relevant legislation and the council's agreed content strategy.
  • Ensure that adequate procedures, standards, tools and resources are in place for quality control of material developed by content authors across the council to ensure that content has a strong customer focus.
  • To make recommendations on how the council's websites can deliver tangible outcomes in support of the council's overall aims, priorities, services and corporate values.

Key accountabilities:

  • Manage, maintain, edit and write, update high quality web content that is accurate, creative, uses plain English and follows guidelines set out in the agreed content management strategy.
  • Take a lead role in overseeing a forward plan to update web content and ensure a Programme of regular reviews are undertaken to ensure accuracy, useability and usefulness.
  • To be the council's web content management expert, providing advice and direction to the council's web content authors and others on best practice and guidelines set out in the content management strategy.
  • To develop, set and monitor via the CMS appropriate parameters and permissions for web content authors in a devolved content management and publishing model and ensure appropriate quality control.

Essential knowledge/skills:

  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills and demonstrable ability to write and edit web content.
  • Able to use professional expertise to aid the development of colleagues' skills and understanding of effective web content management approaches
  • Significant experience of online publishing including expert knowledge of a variety of software applications relevant to web management and electronic publishing.
  • Significant experience of working in a similar role either in the public or private sector with clear demonstrable success delivering communications through online channels.
  • Direct experience of working with minimum supervision and of managing projects to meet deadlines.
  • Experience of commissioning work and managing budgets

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.