Job Details
  • Reference393892B_1655172916
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted21 days 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 12 months with potential extension.

About the Role:

The Digital Experience and Services Branch of the Department of Education, Skills and Employment develops, maintains and supports a range of employment IT systems. The branch works in an agile framework and is responsible for the delivery and implementation of a range of IT solutions to support Australian Government services and programs.

The content writer will produce content that is consistent, accessible, and easy to understand for the end user. They must understand the Digital Service Standard and the DTA's Content Guide. This role will be developing content for a range of audiences including employment services providers, employers and job seekers.

Key duties include:

  • Writing plain-English content for digital platforms
  • Helping departmental business areas improve content by providing advice on readability, accessibility and writing in plain English
  • Liaising between IT teams and policy teams to produce content that is fit-for-purpose
  • Attending planning meetings (stands-ups and showcases)
  • Working well within the branch to deliver key goals and meet long-term strategy objectives
  • Other administrative and writing tasks as directed

Essential Criteria

  • Demonstrate your experience writing plain-English content for large scale digital platforms.
  • 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).

Security Clearance

  • Baseline

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.