Content Editor (FTC)

The Fire Fighters Charity
Basingstoke, Hampshire
£32,548 per annum
04 Jan 2021
15 Jan 2021
Industry Sector
Charity / Not for Profit
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side
Job Role
Content Editor

Content Editor (FTC) 
Based at our Head Office in Basingstoke (with the option for home working if preferred)

Are you a confident communications professional with a passion for storytelling? Can you conduct sensitive interviews and transform them into compelling and heartfelt content that inspires audiences to act?

If so, this is a brilliant opportunity to join a forward-thinking organisation that supports the fire and rescue services community.

About Us

The Fire Fighters Charity provides confidential, personalised support to the whole of the fire services community, delivering mental health, physical health and social wellbeing services at our centres, remotely, online and in communities around the UK.

We recognise that no two people requesting our support do so for the same reason and tailor our service to achieve the best results for each of our beneficiaries.

We’re currently looking for a Content Editor to join our team on a 12 month maternity cover contract.  

The Benefits

- Salary of £32,548 per annum
- Benefits package
- Support an incredible cause
- Work from home
- Increase your experience in the charity sector

This is an amazing opportunity to make a real impact on our organisation from a creative perspective by contributing to the development of our voice and broadening our reach. 

You will have the chance to act as a champion for the UK's fire family, as well as the amazing people in our organisation, raising awareness of our work and the people we support. 

The Role

As a Content Editor, you will write, edit and proofread copy with the highest standards to create compelling and engaging stories that inspire people to support our cause. 

You will also provide creative input into the production of multimedia content for a range of audiences and media channels to support our marketing, PR, communications, fundraising, income generation, engagement and advocacy activity.

Some of your role will include: 

- Creating content for offline marketing and engagement campaigns 
- Building a strong understanding of different audiences 
- Contributing to internal communications 
- Ensuring that our website content is written to the highest standards
- Supporting the evolution and roll-out of our voice and style guides 

Occasional travel across the UK will be required.

About You

To join us as a Content Editor, you will need: 

- Significant content-related communications experience 
- Experience of writing for different B2B and B2C audiences and across different media 
- Previous experience of writing news and features 
- Demonstrable creativity in your writing style 
- Brilliant storytelling skills 

Ideally, you will have a qualification in English, Marketing, Communications or similar.

Other organisations may call this role Copywriter, Content Writer, Content Executive, Marketing Executive, Editor, Digital Editor, Communications Officer, Communications Executive, Writer, or Digital Content Writer. 

Additional Information 

The closing date for applications is Friday 22nd January 2021. Interviews are scheduled to be held between 27th – 29th January 2021.

Once you have completed and submitted your application, please do take a look at our website to get an idea of the fantastic work we do amongst the fire services community.

Please note: during the current pandemic, we are making all reasonable provision to protect our employees and have implemented a number of initiatives to support this.

Our interview, new starter and employment practices all operate in accordance with the latest government guidelines regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Charity is an Equal Opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. When recruiting our new team members, regardless of the role, we are looking for people who share our values to help us to achieve our strategic plan.

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Working hours: full time