VICWS-1953-Web-Strategist

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Vantix Systems Inc. is a dynamic and savvy organization based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. We are looking for creative and talented professionals to join our team.

Job Opportunity
DescriptionOur Client requires a Website Content Strategist with expert web writing and editing skills to assist with website redesigns. The Content Strategist’s services may be utilized on future projects as requested. 
SkillsWriting, CMS, Best Practices, Strategic Thinker, SEO best practices 
TypeContract 
Project Description 
Experience Required/ Mandatory Skills
  • College or University degree or certificate in Communications, Marketing, English or comparable field.
  • 3-5 years minimum of agency/brand/marketing experience as writer/content strategist.
  • At least two years of experience preparing written and graphical content on a professional CMS platform, preferably CMS Lite.
  • Portfolio of released/published work demonstrating informational, evidence-based content.
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and workshops with SMEs and web team for the purpose of research and development of content.
  • Exceptional written communication, web writing, and proofing and editing skills: above all, you must be a very engaging, readable and compelling writer.
  • Extensive understanding of government best practices for interactive web writing, and the unique challenges involved in optimizing for different media (e.g. site, search, social media, scripts, etc.)
  • Ability to train content developers/stewards in web content writing principles and standards.
  • Strong strategic thinker, with a talent for seeing and improving the strategic impact of content based on established business goals and audience insights.
  • Able to generate multiple options quickly, under pressure, and within specifications (e.g. word count, target audience, tone, style, etc.), adhering to established style guides.
  • Expertise with SEO best practices and planning/implementation; know-how and use of SEO tools that enhance rankings.
 
Nice To Have Skills 
LocationVictoria/Remote 
Work Environment1 year with possibility of 2 one-year extensions 
Hourly RateNegotiable