Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity (G.O.S.H)  (hireful)

Digital Engagement Executive (FTC 6 month contract)

£26,500 - £28,500 p/a FTE
07 Jun 2021
05 Jul 2021
Candidate Services
Marketing Disciplines
Digital / Online Marketing
Industry Sector
Charity / Not for Profit
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side
Are you creative, collaborative, and above else a great communicator across digital channels? Do you want to use your exceptional digital skills to make a difference to the lives of seriously ill children? Then this position is for you.

As the Digital Engagement Executive, you’ll write, edit, monitor and manage content across social media channels and the hospital’s website. You’ll sensitively source stories with patient families and help to plan exciting international media moments which highlight the pioneering work of the hospital. You’ll work alongside clinicians to collaboratively craft updates to key service areas, so parents and patients receive clear and up-to-date information.

This role is for fixed term 6-month contract.

About the team:

You will be part of a close-knit team of three, dedicated to hospital digital communications. You will report to the Hospital Digital Lead and work closely with the Senior Digital Communications Executive. The Hospital Digital team is part of a 16-strong Digital Engagement team, which manages digital communications for GOSH Charity.

Digital Engagement Executive Requirements:

You’ll be savvy in social media, website management and content creation Excellent communications and editorial skills are a must, together with an ability to deliver digital content projects. You’ll also have great people skills, comfortable interviewing a range of people, from clinicians and researchers to the parents of seriously ill children and the patients themselves.

The ideal candidate will be able to:

• Create and champion exciting and inclusive digital content across all channels.
• Build and manage strong stakeholder relationships sensitively across the Trust and the charity.
• Be external-looking with an ability to spot trends and lead best practice across digital channels.
• Uphold the GOSH brand and adhere to Trust policies and procedures at all times.
• Uphold our consent and contact procedures for patients and families.

About the charity:  

Every day brings new challenges at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Every day, over 600 seriously ill children from across the UK arrive for life-changing treatments. Every day, young lives hang in the balance as patients, families and staff battle the most complex illnesses. And every day, the brightest minds come together to achieve pioneering medical breakthroughs that change the lives of thousands of children – and change the world. This extraordinary hospital has always depended on charitable support to give seriously ill children the best chance to fulfil their potential. Without donations, Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity can’t help fund ground-breaking research, advanced equipment, child and family support services, and the rebuilding and refurbishment of wards and medical facilities. Our staff help to raise these vital funds for the hospital. A better future for seriously ill children starts with you.

Recently awarded with a ‘Best Companies 2-star accreditation' and placed number 17 on the 2019 Sunday Times Best 100 Not-for-Profit Companies list - we offer a range of attractive benefits including; a flexible approach to working, 30 days holiday, life assurance, enhanced employer pension contributions, and a discounted season ticket loan.

How to apply:

Please click on the apply button in the top right-hand corner where you will be taken to a short application form to complete. 

Closing date: 9am 28 June 2021.

We reserve the right to close the role prior to the closing date should a suitable applicant be found. Therefore, you're encouraged to apply right away, to avoid disappointment. Due to the large number of applications we receive, we are unfortunately only able to inform shortlisted candidates of the outcome of their application. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If your application is not successful, we hope that you will not be discouraged and will still apply for other suitable vacancies in the future

Please note that this role is currently home-based due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic; however, the Charity will be returning to the office later on this year, and this role will be required to work a mixture of home and office-based working each week from September 2021 onwards.

Location: WC1N Central London

Contract type: 6 Month Fixed Term Contract

Hours: 37.5 per week

Salary: £26,500 to £28,500 per annum FTE

Benefits: Competitive

You may have experience of the following: Digital Marketing Executive, Social Media Executive, Digital Marketing Manager, Social Media Manager, Supporter Engagement Executive, Supporter Engagement Manager, Digital Marketing Manager, Digital Content Executive

Ref: 99877

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