Posted Monday 4th April 2016

Temporary Web administrator role

States of Jersey

The States of Jersey Web Services team is looking for an administrator to act in a support role to the team. The role is initially a 3-6 month contract. Preference will be given to those with experience but on the job training will be provided.

The web team is responsible for publishing high quality website content both internally and externally, developing online services and implementing the States of Jersey digital strategy.We are responsible for a host of websites including www.gov.je, www.mygov.je, http://blog.gov.je and MyStates (internal intranet).

The web administrator will have the following responsibilities:

  •  running and publishing monthly / weekly statistics reports
  •  keeping the document library up to-date and ensuring metadata is correct
  •  keeping the image library up to-date and ensuring metadata is correct
  •  monitoring weekly audit reports and correcting any dead links or spelling errors
  •  responding to daily emails and website queries and feedback
  •  monitoring intranet feedback and reporting or amending content to owners
  •  generally assisting web content editors and internet and intranet managers
  •  monitoring and adjusting search engine keywords and results
  •  monitoring helpdesk calls
  •  writing and sourcing news and promotional articles for our daily notification email and intranet
  •  writing and sourcing information for our social media accounts

We are looking for someone with the following skills and qualities:-

  •  excellent writing skills, with the ability to write fresh content quickly and accurately
  •  should possess excellent grammar, spelling and punctuation
  •  excellent pc / IT skills
  •  works quickly and accurately and to deadlines
  •  good organisational skills
  •  willing to take on routine tasks
  •  able to work with minimum supervision
  •  be an excellent team worker and possess good customer service skills
  •  pays attention to detail
  •  gives honest feedback and asks questions if doesn’t understand

Ideally, the candidate should have the following skills, but training will be given:

  • previous CMS (content management system) experience
  •  used SharePoint 2013
  •  used Adobe Acrobat for editing PDFs
  •  used image editing software
  •  an understanding of website usability and accessibility
  •  understanding of social media marketing
  •  understanding of search engine optimisation

Often the work that the web team does is very reactive so the successful individual must be able to react under pressure and reprioritise quickly. The role would be suitable to someone who has experience in web administration and is keen to develop further skills in writing, developing web services and use of content management systems.

For an informal discussion contact Geraldine Cardwell or Jessica Ellison on 440099 or e-mail J.Ellison@gov.je