Social Media and Digital Content Editor

Meningitis Now is looking for a Social Media and Digital Content Editor for an initial 3-month contract, but there is potential for this to be made permanent for the right candidate

  • Role: Social Media and Digital Content Editor (initially 3-month temp, but potential for the role to be made permanent after 3 months for the right candidate)
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £17,000-£21,000 per annum (based on experience) 
  • Location: Based at Head Office, Fern House, Bath Road, Stroud, GL5 3TJ

With a social media audience of circa 100k followers and extensive engagement via other digital platforms, digital communications play a critical and growing role in the work that this successful and life saving charity does.

Our vision is simple – a future where no-one in the UK loses their lives to meningitis and everyone affected gets the support they need to rebuild their lives. To take us a step closer to achieving that vision, Meningitis Now are recruiting for an (initially) interim Social Media and Digital Content Editor.

Working as part of a highly skilled communications team, the successful candidate will enjoy a wide and varied career experience that will include working on breaking news, covering live events and representing the stories and experiences of those impacted by meningitis. 

Through effective use of our social media and digital channels you will help raise vital awareness of meningitis, develop brand awareness and support our fundraising efforts, whilst generating inbound traffic and increasing the reach of the charity online.

Founders of the meningitis movement over 30 years ago, Meningitis Now has made a real difference in the fight against meningitis in the UK, but there is so much more to do.  

To join this dynamic charity you will need to have demonstrable skills in the creation and adaptation of compelling content. This may consist of text, visual, video, audio and graphic adaptations, but must comprise creativity and an attention to detail; which means you will be an experienced digital media operator.

If you would like to speak to someone about the role please call Hannah Reynolds, Senior Digital Editor, on 01453 769042.

Want to join us and be part of an exciting opportunity to enable us to continue to save lives and rebuild futures? 

Then please complete our application form (either complete online below, or by downloading the document) and sending to lauras@meningitisnow.org.

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*We are unable to accept CV’s*

Closing date: 9am Monday 21 January 2019

Interviews: Week commencing 28 January 2019

Meningitis Now is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective employees or volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process. The successful candidate will be required to undergo a DBS check suitable to the role.

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