Hiring: Digital Content Manager

Role title: Digital Content Manager.

Role purpose: To maintain and develop the organisation’s website and social media presence.

Salary: Equivalent to £30,000 per annum full time, pro rata at 0.4 FTE / 14 hours per week.

Working hours: Part-time, 14 hours per week. Ideally, hours would be spread evenly across five days but there is substantial flexibility in working schedule subject to prior agreement.

Contract: 12 months initially, annual extension subject to confirmation of funding.

Reports to: Executive Director. Will also work closely with Network Development Lead and other staff.

Location: Primarily remote / WFH. One day per month in London or Brighton with colleagues.

NB: We are happy to receive applications from freelancers, consultants and other self-employed professionals. The terms of contract in this case would be equivalent to those specified above. NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

Every Casualty Counts is recruiting a Digital Content Manager to strengthen the outreach capacity of our growing organisation. The role will include routine management of the organisational website and social media channels, as well as opportunities to create content and develop digital outreach strategies. The role will be home-based and remotely supervised.

About us

ECC is a charity registered with the Charity Commission of England and Wales. We work with casualty recording organisations around the world to ensure all victims of armed conflict are accurately identified, documented, and acknowledged. We support, raise awareness of, and promote the careful recording of casualties worldwide, and provide technical advice on the methodology and practice of casualty recording. We also research aspects of casualty recording, including its procedures, development, legal basis, and impacts. The ultimate aim of our work is to save lives, relieve suffering, and support sustainable conflict resolution.

Role responsibilities

  • Implement and continually develop website content and social media strategy.
  • Continually evaluate and review digital content and strategy to develop and improve the organisation’s website and social media impact.
  • Manage and maintain ECC’s Google Ads Grant account, maximising impact.
  • Proactively maintain the website, ensuring content is always accurate and up-to-date, and that hyperlinks remain connected.
  • Upload event listings and other regular updates, with images and other media as required.
  • Assist with management of the digital content database, preparing appropriate and engaging information and images to be communicated via social media.
  • Catalogue and maintain digital content files, including photographic libraries, ensuring compliance with copyright laws.
  • Lead the development and monitoring of benchmarks for measuring the impact of all digital activities; analyse, review, and report on the effectiveness of campaigns to maximise results.

Person specification

Regrettably, this post is only open to candidates with an existing right to work in the UK.

Essential skills and experience

  • A minimum of Level 3 communications / marketing qualification, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience working in a communications role, managing a not-for-profit organisation’s social media strategy and presence.
  • Proven ability in developing and delivering online digital content tailored for varied and specific audiences.
  • Demonstrable experience of marketing including content writing, website updating, email and social media, ideally in the not-for-profit sector.
  • Capable of working autonomously with minimal supervision, to deliver agreed priorities of the wider team.
  • Excellent IT skills, including using content management systems, social media tools, HTML, SEO, Google Ads and with analytics knowledge of digital content best practice.
  • Strong multi-media production skills.
  • An analytical approach to data and a willingness to adapt approach to improve the outcome for different audiences.
  • Proactive in forward-planning and producing new creative ideas and content to maximise reach and engagement.
  • Advanced copy writing, copy editing and web publishing skills.
  • Excellent time management skills, including the ability to work on multiple projects and to prioritise these.
  • Fluent in English language; additional languages are an advantage.

Note: Please be aware that due to the nature of our work this role may involve inadvertent exposure to upsetting images and descriptions of violent injury and death. Applicants should consider carefully their willingness to accept this risk. Questions on this matter are welcome at or before interview stage and will not influence our selection decisions.

How to apply

Please send a cover letter and CV detailing your relevant skills and experience, to if you have any questions about the role or your suitability, feel free to get in touch for an informal chat.

Deadline

7 June 2024.

Early applications are encouraged as an exceptional candidate may be hired in advance of the deadline.

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