Job Details
  • Reference360163A_1594186735
  • LocationCanberra
  • SalaryNegotiable
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantNeville Smith

As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage a Content Writer on a contract for 6 Months, with potential extension.

Position Overview

Our Client has commenced an exciting, multi-year digital transformation program and is seeking a Content Writer to help re-develop internally focused web-based content to be released on our new intranet.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • 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

Mandatory Requirements:

  • The successful candidate will be required to have (or be able to obtain and maintain) a Baseline clearance.
  • 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).
  • Demonstrated experience in content design or similar.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite of products, in particular SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively you can call Neville Smith on 02 6268 9916 or email for further discussion.