Covering Letter and CV to John via email@example.com
iQ Content are looking to hire a smart, motivated person to take the
lead role in our content practice. Our content team work alongside our
user experience design and development teams to provide the insights,
words and pictures that bring meaning to the websites, applications and
mobile services we create.
About the role
This role requires expert knowledge of online content combined with
the capability to build and lead a team. The successful candidate will
demonstrate a clear ability to think commercially and to drive the
definition and refinement of our content services. This role requires
Content auditing and evaluation,
Writing and editing,
Designing and evaluating information architecture,
Using web analytics to measure content performance,
Providing training to clients and staff as well as leading project workshops
Practical experience of one of more CMSs will be considered an
advantage. You must also be comfortable working alongside a team of
designers and developers, to create content that is an integral part of
an interactive experience.
As this is a team management role, you also need to be capable of:
Recruiting new members of your team.
Mentoring team members, reviewing their career progress and planning their professional development.
Setting business goals for the company's content service, meeting
these goals, and reporting to the board of directors on your progress.
Defining and refining the company's content services, and collaborating to integrate these with our other services.
Practice Leads are also expected to become active contributors to the
company blog and to our participation in conferences and other industry
Required Skills and Experience
We are looking for a person with at least 5 years experience in
online media, who can demonstrate a clear potential to develop the
content team within iQ Content. You may have a background in journalism
or in advertising as a copywriter, with extensive knowledge of the web.
You can confidently demonstrate the following personal characteristics:
Analytical thinking. You must be able to analyse complex situations and problems and gain useful insights into the issues involved.
Creativity. You must be able to work within constraints to deliver new and clever solutions to problems.
Excellent communication skills. You need to be able to communicate clearly, concisely and persuasively in writing and in person.
The ability to get things done. You get things done in the face of tight deadlines and on your own initiative.
Passion for learning and teaching: You realise you don't know it all, and are willing to learn from others and teach what you know.
How to apply
If you are interested in applying for this role, email your CV and
covering letter by 30th August, to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject
line Practice Lead: Content. This job is based in Dublin, Ireland and applicants must already be eligible to work in the EU.
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