Digital Content Officer
  • Employer: Corporate Services
  • Reference: CSCE0006
  • Published: Tue 16/11/2021, 13:50 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 01/12/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £25,000 - £29,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: North Somerset

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Digital Content Officer

Directorate:                        Corporate Services                      

Starting salary:                   JG7:- £28,672 per annum pro rata

Location:                              Based in the Town Hall, Weston-super-Mare and remote working

Hours:                                   37 hours per week

Contract:                              Fixed term - Until 31st March 2021

Closing date:                       Wednesday 01 December 2021


Recent legislation requires us to make our digital assets accessible and usable for everyone. To achieve this level of compliance, we make sure the council’s corporate website and microsites meet the latest accessibility and usability standards.


The team are responsible for creating, updating and editing websites. You may also migrate content from existing microsites to the main website, help to build new microsites, and make documents accessible across the website portfolio. You will work on specific projects in order to improve the customer experience and accessibility. 


You should have previous experience of using a CMS and an understanding of the accessibility issues surrounding PDFs would be useful. Knowledge of WCAG 2.1 would be desirable.


You must have experience of writing, editing and proof-reading documents, ideally for publishing in the public domain. You must also have the confidence to liaise with departments across the council to capture web content.


You will be experienced working as part of a team to achieve a common goal, and also able to work on your own to achieve your own personal objectives. 


You will have great attention to detail and be able to ensure tasks are completed on time and to the required standard.


Want to know more and apply?

For an informal discussion, please contact Simone Woolley, Customer and Digital Services Manager on 07889 224106


Visit to download an application pack and apply online.


Anticipated interview date:      Thursday 09 December 2021


North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.


Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.



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