Publishing Assistant x 2


Publishing Assistant x 2


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Newport, South Wales


£22,645 - £28,149 P/A

Closing date: 18 Apr 2019

  • Working in the Business area Digital Services & Technology – Digital Publishing
  • This role can be Full time or Part time 37 F/T – minimum 32 hours P/T

About You

As Publishing Officer, you will be responsible for publishing content to the Company website using our content management system (CMS). Travel to London and Titchfield and other locations including overnight stay may be required. You will share within the team responsibility for covering publishing support working within Service Level Agreement (SLA) hours. Due to variation on a day-to-day basis in the volume of publishing, there may be occasions when working outside SLA hours may be required.

Main responsibilities

  • Publish content to the Company website using our CMS
  • Develop strong relationships with business areas and work with them collaboratively to publish content to the website, ensuring all publications are delivered in accordance with the Code of Practice and SLAs
  • Work closely with the Publishing Content Editors to ensure that all content meets editorial and accessibility standards
  • Develop a good understanding and awareness of and accessibility standards, and keep abreast of changes to best practice
  • Act as ambassador for digital publishing best practice and build relationships with business areas to understand their needs, for example, identifying work which may need support from other areas of Digital Publishing such as Data Visualisation
  • Ensure compliance with publishing standards through pre-publication meetings, post-publication wash-up meetings and by challenging non-compliance
  • Work proactively and collaboratively with other teams in Digital Publishing to ensure that knowledge in all areas is maintained
  • Safeguard the companys publishing operations by participating in and testing business continuity plans and invoking emergency publishing plans when necessary
  • Reports to HEO Team Leader

Skills and Experience


  • Minimum of two years practical experience in a publishing environment and/or using a CMS
  • Practical experience in digital content management


  • Working knowledge of best practice regarding web usability and accessibility
  • Working knowledge and practical experience of SharePoint
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