Content Strategist – San Jose

Organization: Trilyon, Inc.
Contact Name: Jeanne Leap
Address: 19925 Stevens Creek Blvd., Suite 190, Cupertino CA 95014
Phone Number: 1-877-874-5966 x108
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Job Title: Content Strategist
Job Duration: 12+ months; long term

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall leadership and strategic guidance to transform content capability for both online and print formats.
  • Define logical content strategy, content architecture, data model, schema design, descriptive metadata stewardship, topic set, taxonomy, and content data governance.
  • Work closely with stakeholders to understand business and technical requirements, analyze and define user requirements and user personas.
  • Understand business cases for creating newer content types and include them in short-term and long-term content strategies to stay ahead of the competition.
  • Assess, catalogue, and organize content inventory and define a content strategy to improve the structure of content, access to information, and relevancy of content to the targeted audience.
  • Develop supporting business cases, clarify requirements, and drive multiple programs to achieve clear compatible goals that are consistent with the content strategy and meet business demands.
  • Build a content strategy and track progress at all levels of the company; up to the executive level.
  • Work closely with and supervise teams responsible for producing content, data models/schema, producing topics/ taxonomies and performing content data governance.
  • Work closely with relevant stakeholders, such as product champions, content champions, content systems architects/developers, product systems architects/developers and editorial domain experts to ensure that our content assets are and will become best in class.
  • Develop content maintenance and governance strategy.
  • Develop and document relevant workflows in a content management system.

Related Business/Technical Knowledge, Skills, and Expertise:

  • XML and/or Oxygen Required.
  • Understand business process flows, navigational flow, create wireframes, site maps, and use cases.
  • Possess a strong understanding of the value of conceptual, logical, and physical data modeling, and add value to content-centric organizations.
  • Possess an understanding of the fundamentals of information architecture, content strategy, and related taxonomies.
  • Have in depth understanding of content-systems related functions, processes, and editorial functions utilizing current web-based technologies and data architectures.
  • Have in depth understanding of DITA and related standards and tools.
  • Demonstrate ability and success in leading major strategic projects.
  • Possess exceptional communication and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively with technology and editorial organizations.
  • Demonstrate ability to work through problems and negotiate pragmatic workable solutions.
  • Collaborate with content champions/editorial experts and product champions to define the content architecture and strategy at the conceptual and logical levels.
  • Collaborate with product and content champions to understand the overall product strategy and roadmap, and translate requirements into action plans.
  • Collaborate closely and drive strategic efforts to expose content via APIs or Open Web.
  • Define data models/schema across all content sets ensuring consistency with product display requirements.
  • Define topic sets that classify data in support of content architecture, product architecture and search relevance/completeness.
  • Define / Adopt taxonomies to Organize data in support of Content architecture, product architecture and search relevance / completeness.
  • Develop and present business cases that support the implementation of the content Architecture.
  • Drive technology selection in support of new content production architectures, including evaluation of our clients offering and off-the-shelf technologies, custom solutions, and partnership options, with thorough evaluation of costs, benefits, risks, and risk mitigation strategies.
  • Guide and Coordinate the implementation of the content collection, editorial and production systems infrastructure to meet the needs of the content/content architecture at the physical level.
  • Work closely with editorial development and content operation functions to ensure that resources are optimally utilized.
  • Stay abreast of research efforts and industry trends that support or redirect the content architecture strategy.
  • Create metrics to define content quality and state of the existing content.
  • Define metrics that measure the content strategy/info architecture.
  • Possess an understanding of Search and SEO.
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