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IA - OCIO Web Content Writer/Developer
Ref No.: 18-23068
Location: 1305 E Walnut Des Moines, IA 50319, Iowa
Job Description:

The Web Content Writer/Developer conceives and develops written and graphical content for website to provide information on products and services or entertainment to site visitors.

The Web Content Writer/Developer will be responsible for writing new content, updating current content and executing that written content to government websites and mobile applications using HTML and Drupal content management software.

The Web Content Writer/Developer will research, draft, edit and publish informational material about government services on websites, on Google My Business, and through GovDelivery Communications Cloud for consumption by the public. They will also be responsible for developing reports on the reach of the various communications and engagements.

The right candidate for this role must be a strong plain language writer with experience writing and executing the written web content in a Drupal environment. Any experience writing for a voice skill (such as Amazon Alexa, Google Home, etc) would be a huge plus for this position.

Selected candidate will also be responsible for conducting webinars to train other agencies on how to use GovDelivery or Google My Business. Candidate should have experience conducting webinars or communicating through tools like Google Meet.

Candidates must have excellent writing and editing skills, with an understanding of the special requirements of writing for the Web, such as the use of keywords, hyperlinks, navigation and the importance of brevity. Candidates must have experience developing accessible web content following Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WGAC) and should have a strong understanding of Federal accessibility requirements (Section 508 Compliance) as well.

Candidates must have a good eye for detail, with excellent spelling, grammar and punctuation skills. Must have strong teamwork skills to work in support of and in cooperation with all agencies.

Candidates selected for interview will be expected to provide samples of their web content writing/development work.
Skill Required / Desired Amount of Experience
Experience writing website content Required 1 Years
Experience using the Drupal Content Management System to execute written content to websites Required 1 Years
Experience following WCAG guidelines for writing/development of web content Required 1 Years
Experience developing reports on the reach of web communications Required 1 Years
Experience conducting webinars or communicating through tools like Google Meet Required 1 Years
Experience with Google My Business Highly desired
Experience writing content for a Voice Skill (such as Amazon Alexa or Google Home) Desired
Question 1 The Contractor must report any disciplinary action, misdemeanor or felony convictions to the State for any temporary IT staff provided. Do you agree to this requirement?
Question 2 Absences greater than two weeks MUST be approved by CAI Management in advance, and contact information must be provided to CAI so that a resource can be reached during his or her absence. The client has the right to dismiss the resource if she or he does not return to work by the agreed upon date. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 3 This requirement falls under the e-RTR process. The candidate MUST submit their Right to Represent electronically following the process to be considered. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 4 Please list candidate's email address HERE that will be used when submitting E-RTR.
Question 5 The Vendor Rate for this position is $30.42. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 6 The client is ONLY scheduling in-person interviews for this position. Please only submit candidates available for in-person interviews. Interviews will be scheduled on Monday, September 10 and Tuesday, September 11. Please confirm your candidate will be able to attend an in-person interview on either of those dates if selected to interview.