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Content Specialist Job Description

We have crafted a series of job description examples for a variety of digital roles.

Very often, in-house recruiters and HR departments ask us to help them write their job descriptions, and since this aspect of our recruitment service is very useful to them, we’ve realised that this could be useful to others too, so we have provided a list of job descriptions here.

With more than 20 years of experience in digital and technology recruitment and having placed thousands of candidates in Ireland and across Europe, we understand the value of a compelling job description, so we hope that these examples will help you in your search for a digital or technology professional; please feel free to use and edit to as per your specific needs and preferences.

If you are a candidate seeking a role, you can view a list of our current job offers on our  job board.

Example of a Content Specialist Job Description


  • Company overview: Founding vision, current state of affairs, size, relevant stats.

  • Role mission: Goals, team and resources to make it happen.


  • Developing and managing content strategy.
  • Creating high-quality content for various platforms.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams.
  •  Analyzing content performance and making data-driven decisions.
  •  Keeping up with industry trends and best practices.
  • Optimizing content for SEO and driving organic traffic.
  • Building relationships with key stakeholders and influencers.
  •  Adhering to content guidelines and legal regulations.


  • Strong writing skills for creating engaging content.
  •  Content strategy development to meet business goals.
  •  SEO knowledge for optimizing content visibility.
  •  Analytical skills to analyze content performance.
  •  Project management abilities for content production.
  •  Creativity in generating innovative content ideas.
  • Research skills for market and audience analysis.
  •  Communication skills for effective collaboration.
  •  Adaptability to fast-paced environments.
  •  Attention to detail in content creation and editing.
  • Technical proficiency in CMS and digital tools.
  •  Prior experience in content marketing or related fields.

Nice to Have:

  • Multimedia content creation skills.
  • Knowledge of content localization strategies.
  •  Experience with influencer marketing.
  • Proficiency in graphic design or video editing.
  •  Understanding of UX principles for content.
  •  Certification in content marketing.
  •  Familiarity with advanced SEO strategies.
  •  Experience with content management systems.
  •  Ability to conduct A/B testing.
  •  Knowledge of copyright laws.
  • Participation in industry events or publications.


  • Salary 
  • Working arrangement: (Hybrid, Remote, Office) 
  • Perks 


We are accepting applications until the end of *MONTH*. We’ll be delighted to meet you for a first interview with *NAME*, our hiring manager.

If you are looking for roles that are more marketing related, you can check the Content Marketing Executive  Job Description.

If you would like to view 2024 salaries for Product related roles, check our Digital salaries. Or you can download our acclaimed Prosperity Digital Salary Survey to be on top of current salaries for the digital sector.

Writing a job spec is the first phase of the hiring process at any given company, we love to help companies do this in an effective way so we've put together a post where we explain our secrets for a well structured hiring process and how to make it more efficient.