Content Writer/Editor - Washington, DC

Starts First Week of November
Duration Through May 9th 2021
Status Freelance
Rate Up to $40/HR DOE
A leading University is looking for a Content Writer/Editor with higher education experience to join their team, offsite - 40 hours/week the beginning of November.

This Content Writer/Editor will be responsible for writing and editing content to support the migration of a new website.

This position will require both the ability to write engaging copy and the ability to adapt content that exists in one format to another format.

Content Writer/Editor Responsibilities:
- Work collaboratively to write and edit content in support of the development of a new website.
- Ensure that content aligns with brand messaging, research, and insights; is complete and accurate; is consistent in style, quality, and tone of voice; is optimized for search engines; and fosters engagement, retention, lead generation, and user experience.
- Research statistics in support of the university’s programs for presentation on the website
- Perform quality assurance checks on own work and the work of colleagues.

Content Writer/Editor Qualification include:
- 3-5 years of content development experience
- Higher Education experience is preferred
- Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications or related field
- Proven editorial skills and mastery of the English language
- Desires to continue learning and adapting in a constantly changing digital communications environment
- Thinks strategically and analytically
- Possesses excellent presentation, communication, persuasion, and negotiation skills
- Able to execute and manage multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines
- Able to remain positive amid constructive criticism and feedback
- Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and Web Content Management Systems a HUGE plus
- Experience on a large-scale website redesign and rebuild project a plus
- Experience in information architecture, user interface design, or usability testing a plus

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: