Content Strategist / Writer

Data Federal Corporation - Washington, DC (30+ days ago)


Data Federal is seeking a Content Strategist with strong writing skills to support our customer’s federal websites. Must be a self-starter, willing to make decisions, help drive strategy and own tasks through to completion. Must also be comfortable working solo and/or with a small team.


  • Draft strategies for federal guidelines on plain language, content creation and content governance for the web
  • Ability to write & re-write content in plain language
  • Conduct ROT Analysis, content audits and generate content inventories, content models and taxonomies for websites
  • Working knowledge of user experience fundamentals and demonstrated experience integrating into a full web lifecycle team including front-end developer, visual designer, information architects and user experience designers a must
  • Interface with client on a regular basis to understand requirements and inform strategy
  • Build effective relationships with client and Subject Matter Experts to develop joint vision for ongoing projects.
  • Create and Maintain editorial calendars, style guides, and metadata frameworks
  • Develop content migration plans
  • Creating and managing social media campaigns


  • Required:
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as Content Strategist working in web environment
  • Understanding of web development technologies, content strategy/audits, accessibility, and web content management systems (Drupal preferred)
  • Experience crafting content strategies for websites, developing content audits, assisting in creating personas, assisting in wireframe development, modeling content, and developing/implementing taxonomies.
  • Strong analytical skills and solutions-oriented thinking, writing and verbal communications skills, interpersonal skills, customer relationship management skills, and flexibility are a must
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently while collaborating as needed with a team * Beneficial Experience:
  • Working in the federal government domain
  • Developing training materials for Web CMS users
  • Experience developing UX / Wireframes & Sitemaps is a plus

Position Type: Contract position, with possibility to move to F/T Salaried

Clearance: Applicants selected will be subject to a public trust / security investigation.

Location: Washington, DC

Samples: Please submit writing samples


multifaceted company that specializes in solving the problems that hinder the productivity of our customers. Our expertise centers on our ability to identify, understand and solve the unique challenges our clients must defeat. We are consultants, technologists and problem-solvers - all wrapped up into a dynamic and entrepreneurial package of professionals. The people that work at Data Federal are passionate about the work that they do as well as the customers they do it for. We hire smart people with one additional and very important characteristic that defines who are employees are – our people want to make a difference. Whatever the task, we have earned the reputation of “leaving the place better than we found it” as they say – a sentiment that our customers will happily validate.

Our culture is one of innovation and problem solving. We encourage our people to look for opportunities to grow personally and professionally. When people grow, the services and products we offer to our customers improve as a result.

Interested in applying?

If you like getting to know and talk to your customers and you are interested in being trusted with responsibility while working in a faced paced entrepreneurial environment, then we invite you to apply. Data Federal is a growing company that is looking for professionals that value the opportunity to learn and thrive with our company.

What can Data Federal offer you?

Medical, vision and dental health insurance is offered to all employees and their families; 401k, STD/LTD, life insurance, AD&D, training; certification bonuses; tuition assistance.

Data Federal Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis covered by law. Employment decisions are based solely on qualifications and the needs of the business.

Job Type: Contract


  • Content Str: 5 years
  • Written Communication: 7 years


  • Bachelor's