CORP/1795 - Content Designer x 2

  • Job Reference: 00855634-1
  • Date Posted: 15 June 2022
  • Employer: Plymouth City Council
  • Website:
  • Location: Plymouth, Devon
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £27,514 to £30,095
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Duration: Fixed Term Contract for 12 Months

Job Description

Vacancy Description
Ballard House
Fixed Term Contract for 12 Months
37 hours per week
52 weeks per year
Grade F (£27,514 to £30,095)


If you enjoy the challenge of finding the words our website users are looking for and can use data and evidence to support decisions, then we want to hear from you.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for 2 Content Designers to join the Digital Services Team to support the upgrade of on a 12 month fixed term contract.

The Council website is currently undergoing a redesign of its content and information architecture with an emphasis on user needs and content design. This will provide a website that is easy to use and meets the needs of users.

As a Content Designer you will work closely with service areas from across the Council to design content which is in the best format for users, is accessible, readable and responsive on all devices and browsers.

The successful candidate (s) will:

• be educated to level 4 diploma / degree level or have an equivalent level of knowledge (and/or experience)

• have excellent written communication skills to translate complex information into Plain English

• have experience of writing and editing communications for different channels and for a wide range of users

• have knowledge of content management systems, user centered design and Accessibility Regulations • have excellent interpersonal skills to influence key stakeholders where their expectations are challenged by evidence driven user needs


You will help to promote and shape our approach to content across the organisation, drawing on your understanding of best practice.

The role is suitable for flexible working subject to the needs of the service.

We are currently working remotely however, there may be times when you need to work some of the time in one of our office locations.

There may be a requirement for some occasional out of hours working to support content requests.

* This vacancy may be available as a secondment opportunity for internal Plymouth City Council employees please refer to the internal jobs page for further information before applying


For more information on the role or an informal discussion please contact Lisa Waldock, Project Manager. Email: or telephone 01752 306057


Closing Date - Wednesday 13 July 2022