On-Site Web Content Administrator

Forum One is looking for a 1099 full-time contractor to support our client, National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), at their office near the SW waterfront in Washington, D.C.


What you will do:

  • Research, write, edit, review, and modify content for online publication and distribution
  • Select and prepare photos, graphics, and infographics for online publication
  • Perform quality assurance, critical reviews, and proofing
  • Write and maintain user documentation, Digital Style Guide
  • Support the development of new online publishing and communications materials
  • Support maintenance of Information Architecture
  • Perform Drupal content and site administration tasks (e.g. replacing dead links, running 508 reports and fixing 508 compliance issues)
  • Create and update analytics and metric reports with analysis
  • Prepare, edit, and publish video content
  • Provide suggestions on content creation, location, and strategy
  • Coordinate homepage featured content updates
  • Organize content inventory and redirects
  • Review Web traffic reports and site visitor surveys to improve site usability
  • Assist with content syndication and organization of related content on other sites (e.g. Partners, USDA)
  • Update and maintain digital communications SOPs
  • Provide customer service and maintain positive customer relations
  • Support and track the development of web standards
  • Liaise with the web development team and communications staff team

What you need:

  • Expertise in web page markup
  • Strong experience with Drupal CMS and web publishing
  • Experience with web communications technologies (e.g. streaming media, Flash)
  • Clear understanding of Section 508 Compliance and web accessibility
  • Experience writing for the web
  • Familiarity with Federal Plain Language Guidelines
  • Knowledge of web best practices
  • Initiative and good judgment
  • Skilled collaborator
  • Ability to keep abreast of technology and editorial approach changes
  • Highly organized
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and react quickly to shifting needs and priorities
  • Familiarity with project management tools (Teamwork a plus)


About Forum One:

Forum One is a digital agency that combines tech savvy, issue sophistication, and design execution to help influential organizations craft solutions for the world’s most pressing problems. Since 1996, we’ve been passionately committed to helping our clients extend their influence. We’re headquartered in Alexandria, VA and have offices in Seattle, WA and Washington, D.C.

About NIFA:

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) provides leadership and funding for programs that advance agriculture-related sciences. NIFA invests in and supports initiatives that ensure the long-term viability of agriculture. NIFA applies an integrated approach to ensure that groundbreaking discoveries in agriculture-related sciences and technologies reach the people who can put them into practice.

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