Accessibility Content Specialist


  • Date posted: 19 March 2024
  • Application deadline: 2 April 2024
  • Eligibility: no restriction
  • Location: remote work from anywhere in the world, with optional international travel
  • Salary range: equivalent of $50,000-$90,000 USD depending on location, experience, and more
  • Position parameters: This position is remote full-time
  • To apply: Please submit a resume/CV and cover letter specifically addressing the requirements and responsibilities of this position, to with subject: [Content Specialist]


The World Wide Web Consortium Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) is seeking a full-time staff member to work on digital accessibility materials. The Content Specialist will be an integral part of the highly-collaborative international WAI team integrated in W3C.

W3C is the recognized leader for the technical development of the World Wide Web, and we seek an individual who is enthusiastic for the mission and spirit of W3C and the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI).


The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Updating WAI resources
  • Developing new course content
  • Supporting accessibility communications
  • Content design for new and updated resources
  • Contributing to collaborative editing of WAI Working Group materials
  • Contributing to promoting W3C accessibility work through presentations


  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills in English
  • Technical writing and editing expertise
  • Skilled in using content design to make complex ideas and processes easy to understand
  • Ability to plan and write content that meets evidenced user needs
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to help build consensus among stakeholders with diverse perspectives
  • Ability to work collaboratively using tools such as Google docs and GitHub
  • Ability to work independently with remote colleagues in an international distributed environment; experience is a plus

Beneficial skills and experience

  • Knowledge of accessibility requirements across different types of disabilities
  • Knowledge of the technical and educational resources from W3C WAI
  • Experience in accessible content design, including visual design, user interface design, and simple language

We seek diversity

We seek diversity and strongly encourage applications from individuals from all identities and backgrounds.

W3C is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive equitable consideration for employment based on their experience and qualifications, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, or national or ethnic origin.