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Oct 08, 2018

Boston

Freelance

Agent: Julie H.

Job #: 139125

Salary: $55-$65/hr

Job Description

We are seeking a talented, passionate, and multi-faceted individual to join our (agency) client's Content Strategy team. This is a project-based, contract position, with the possibility of full-time opportunities in the future. As Content Strategist, you will be an integral part of client projects -- this particular project is working on the content strategy for an app. Your role may vary depending on the project, ranging from high-level strategy, to consulting on content best practices, to developing sitemaps, content audits, templates, and copy. 

Candidates should be able to either commute into their Boston, MA or Portsmouth, NH offices. 

YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR: 

  • Developing and communicating strategic content plans for clients 
  • Creating microcopy and long-form copy for web apps and sites 
  • Analyzing, organizing, and evaluating web content into audit spreadsheets, and reporting out on the findings 
  • Building IAs and sitemaps to support user flows and appropriate wayfinding 
  • Acting as a bridge between other members of the internal team and client team, including developers, designers, and researchers 
  • Communicating complex ideas to clients and internal team members alike, through written or visual means 
  • Acting as an internal consultant, supporting team members and providing best practices and content strategy recommendations during internal design reviews 
  • Planning for and participating in research efforts to understand people and their needs, frustrations, and motivations 
  • Capturing and articulating insightful, empathetic understanding of individuals through persona development and narrative storytelling 


QUALITIES WE ARE LOOKING FOR: 

  • You’re comfortable and confident sharing your perspective in collaborative sessions, as well as learning from others 
  • You appreciate the Zen feeling of digging into a good spreadsheet 
  • You keep up with the latest digital content strategy trends 
  • You are a self-starter, and know how to manage your time and deadlines 
  • You are comfortable communicating with clients and stakeholders 
  • You absolutely love what you do 


YOU SHOULD HAVE EXPERIENCE: 

  • You have 2+ years of experience in content strategy, or doing content strategy in a related field 
  • Editing, writing, and wordsmithing 
  • Building SEO strategies and developing metadata 
  • Creating content audits and evaluations 
  • Structuring and organizing information into an IA or sitemap 
  • Leading expert evaluations 
  • Speaking with (and impressing!) clients or internal stakeholders 
  • BONUS! You have some experience in one or more of our key industries

Want more details about this and other opportunities?
Meet Julie Hornett-Zaitz!