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Web Editor
West Coast West Coast New Zealand
Full Time

Prepare and publish the annual Budget website updates, Commission, prepare and publish content on a variety of sites, Work at the heart of government across three central agencies.

Enthusiastic Web Editor with advanced HTML/CSS skills & good people skills to prepare & publish complex web content for the central agencies websites.

The Web Editor position is a specialist role focused on preparing and publishing HTML content requiring sophisticated CSS styling for websites supported by the Central Agency Shared Services (CASS). This role would suit a highly skilled web professional who has developed senior skills after several years of experience working in an online editorial and content management role.

This role sits within the Web and Publishing team of CASS - a unit of the Treasury that supports the three central agencies: The Treasury, State Services Commission and the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

A key focus of this role is working with the Treasury teams to prepare Budget updates for the Treasury and Budget website (yearly from late May). During the year, you will contribute to the commissioning, preparing and publishing of content in various formats across diverse sites and CMS.

You are interested in us because this is your chance to:

  • Showcase your excellent skills in coding HTML and cascading style sheets (CSS) and your other technical, graphic design or scripting skills.
  • Apply your knowledge of best practice for designing websites and content for accessibility, usability and for a range of devices.
  • Develop productive working partnerships with your team, customers and content providers that utilise your strong relationships skills.
  • Gain exposure to a range of content management systems, including SharePoint, Drupal and Plone.
  • Demonstrate your aptitude for coaching and upskilling others

Your technical skills and ability to grasp new concepts and software quickly will also be central to this role. Your knowledge and expertise will ideally be underpinned by tertiary study in either web design, web development or equivalent experience.

We are interested in you because you have:

  • In-depth knowledge in HTML, CSS, and Content Management Systems.
  • Strong knowledge of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) and best practice mark-up of HTML content for accessibility.
  • A proven ability to deliver quality HTML and digital content, especially under deadlines.
  • Good knowledge of MS Excel (we use it for tracking systems and its text manipulation formulas) and MS Word.
  • A proactive and self-led style with a team player attitude
  • An ability to operate with autonomy and a desire to develop your skills and knowledge
  • Some familiarity with Javascript would be advantageous

In return, we can offer you the opportunity to:

  • Develop transferable skills with exposure to a range of content management systems.
  • Develop website and intranet management skills, project management skills, and tap into the knowledge of CASS's highly skilled team
  • Learn about the business of the central agencies and how various web-based channels reach different groups.
  • Work in a collaborative work environment where you will interact with a range of people across the central agencies as well as with external stakeholders and vendors.

The Treasury values diversity amongst its employees and encourages a positive work life balance.

To apply, please click the 'apply now' button and follow the online process to register and submit your online application.

Applications close - Sunday 23 July. All applications must be made online.

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