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Junior Online Writer
Your Europe Citizens is part of the Your Europe web portal . Your Europe is an EU site designed tohelp you do things in other European countries – avoiding unnecessary inconvenience and red tape. This can mean moving, living, studying, working, shopping or simply travelling abroad. Or, as a company, doing business abroad.
The web editor will:
Write content, implementing best usability standards,
Improve readability and usability of the content,
Keep content up to date and accurate,
Edit and proofread new content,
Perform comprehensive editorial quality checks,
Liaise with Commission policy units providing content to specific sections/subsections, under the supervision of DG GROW,
Manage wrong and missing links,
Liaise with colleagues to ensure translation into all languages,
Optimise texts for search engine retrieval (SEO), adding and adapting text and metadata to match search patterns,
Collect and analyse user feedback (annual surveys and permanent feedback),
Provide all the necessary input whenever user testing is organised: draft technical specifications, check test scenarios, help identifying the most suitable sample, implement the recommendations resulting from the exercise),
Implement the content recommendations from surveys and relevant studies,
Provide feedback on the CMS,
Assist in the preparation and organisation of meetings with portal stakeholders in the Commission and Member States,
Prepare briefings and presentations,
Assess requests sent to assistances services (SOLVIT, Enterprise Europe Network, etc.) and draw conclusions for an improvement of the information,
Liaise with other relevant business services across the Commission and identify synergies,
Promotion and social media related tasks,
Support promotional activities and campaigns,
The basic skills are:
Writing for the web,
Writing in English (proficient / native level),
Editing and ‘negotiating’ a text with experts to make it more readable,
Understanding of EU law, rights and obligations for citizens and businesses; being able to read a legal text and get the gist out of it,
At least some knowledge of SEO principles.
In terms of experience, at least a couple of years in relevant jobs – while not necessarily reaching 5 years required by a senior profile.
Working at ICF
Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.
Brussels, Belgium (BE75)