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(Archived) Digital Content Editor ( Project Support)

Last Updated: 6/27/22

Job Description

Digital Content Editor (Project Support)
Location: London
Position Type: Full-Time / 6 Month Fixed Term Contract
Salary: £28,437 per annum (pro-rated for the duration of the contract)
Enhancements: London Weighting


Our client is an international conservation charity. The charity's vision is a world where wildlife thrives and they are working every day to achieve this. From investigating the health threats facing animals, to helping people and wildlife live alongside each other, the charity is committed to bringing wildlife back from the brink of extinction. Through the work of their pioneering scientists, their dedicated conservationists and their unrivalled animal experts in their two zoos, the charity's purpose is to inspire, inform and empower people to stop wild animals going extinct.

Role Profile

The organisation is seeking a creative, meticulous Digital Content Editor for a 6-month fixed-term contract to support a major content migration project as they develop three new websites. You will help to develop and maintain the digital channels, you will play an integral role in the construction of the new websites, and support related social media accounts. You will be communicating and promoting the work of the charity to a global audience. This post will combine office-based working (London) and remote working with some travel required to Whipsnade.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Migrating content from the old site to one of the new sites - editing and updating as necessary
  • Content gathering and research conducted by liaison with internal experts
  • Create fresh content in line with the content strategy for the new websites
  • Monitor social media channels and create and post relevant content
  • Source, write and edit web and social content in a consistent editorial style in line with brand guidelines
  • Support the Digital Content Team in the creation of day-to-day and campaign content

Person Specification

  • Strong writing skills, able to create crisp and compelling copy, and flexibility to do this across a wide range of topic areas
  • Strong verbal and communications skills, able to build relationships and liaise effectively with people at all levels across the organisation to harvest/create compelling content
  • Experience working across a variety of social media platforms
  • A good eye for a story and an understanding of what makes interesting online content
  • A methodical approach to processing large volumes of content
  • Desire to learn more about the world of online and digital media
  • Ability to write for multiple audiences in specific tone of voice as directed
  • Ability to work to a deadline and manage one’s own time effectively

This is a fantastic position for an individual looking to develop their Digital skills and gain experience as a key contributor to a large-scale website project. You will have exposure to a variety of departments and stakeholders at different levels. If you have the aspiration to not only problem solve but to create new opportunities to support the Digital Content team within the charity, then they would love to hear from you.

The organisation encourages applications from all backgrounds and know the value of having a team of employees with diverse skills, experiences, and abilities. They actively encourage applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as BAME and disabled people are currently under-represented in this department .

What do the organisation offer?

"Work Your Way": The organisation empower people to work from where they work best. They believe work is something we do and not a place we go. The organisation's offices have become important places for collaboration and social connection but are no longer the main place of work.

You will have access to a blended program of Wellbeing initiatives, including confidential access to a 24/7 Employee Assistance Program as well as regular webinars and activities around mental, physical, social and financial wellbeing. The opportunity to be part of an organisation that is committed to improving diversity and inclusion.

Other benefits include 25 days holiday, life assurance, stakeholder pension (employer contribution is matched up to 12%), complimentary zoo tickets with a 30% discount in shops and online, subsidised canteen, enhanced paternity and maternity leave, season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme, discounted gym membership and access to a wide range of learning and development opportunities including LinkedIn Learning.

Ultimately, you’ll know that you’ll help the charity to inspire, inform and empower people to stop wildlife going extinct.

Closing date for applications: Midnight Sunday 24th April 2022

Please note we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

To Apply and for more information

Please click the apply button. You will be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form where you can find out more information and complete your application by following the instructions.

No agencies please.

Company Details

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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