Web Content Specialist (Contract)

Manassas, VA

Employment Type:

Digital, UX/Developer

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Job Description

Seeking Versatile Web Content Specialist for DC-area Organization

TorchLight is seeking a Web Content Specialist (Contract) for an organization based in the Washington, D.C. area. The Web Content Specialist will partner with subject matter experts and other content contributors to develop and publish compelling content for the organization website. He or she is responsible for optimizing all content for SEO and other web standards and will ensure that the website meets user needs and expectations.


  • Support web content creation by collaborating with various subject matter experts and other contributors
  • Package content for website including editing, proofing and reorganizing to optimize for UX and user expectations
  • Create content pages and sections using Content Management System
  • Update pages with relevant photos, videos and other graphic elements
  • Ensure web pages adhere to SEO best practices, including on- and off-page optimization
  • Regularly update site content and content promotions
  • Maintain quality, brand, usability and accessibility standards for all web content
  • Provide rapid response for site change requests and updates, including fixes
  • Partner with IT to help resolve larger technical issues related to site content production
  • Help develop and conduct test plans for new site features
  • Manage digital asset library and photo database
  • Train and educate content contributors on web content guidelines and recommendations
  • Assist leadership with other digital projects as necessary


  • 3+ years of experience in web content production
  • Highly adept at web content creation, including writing and editing
  • Proficient in HTML and CSS; Sitefinity CMS experience desired
  • Knowledge of SEO, user experience and content optimization
  • Basic graphic design/production skills including digital media and video
  • Working knowledge of Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager
  • Experience with web administration
  • Strong project management skills
  • B.A./B.S. in communications or related field

Additional Information

TorchLight matches qualified candidates like you with marketing, communications, creative, and digital roles that are a professional and cultural fit. We can help you find a new position at a variety of exciting organizations that match your career goals and aspirations. Whether you are interested in contract, contract-to-hire, or permanent positions, we are 100% committed to ensuring that you have a positive candidate experience and to helping you succeed in your next career move. Benefits for Contractors In addition to competitive compensation, TorchLight offers our contractors industry-leading benefits like medical insurance and 401(k) plans. Contact us for more information.

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