Content Executive

  • UK, Haywards Heath

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £26,000 – £31,000 per annum – Dependent on experience

Across the organisation, incredible life-changing activities and achievements take place every day. The Content Team’s purpose is to capture these stories and make them available to everyone who needs them, with a focus on fundraising and communications needs. We’re responsible for sourcing stories, visual content, news and information, as well as developing and maintaining the systems which help people access content.

As the Content Executive you will drive the flow of news and information throughout Sightsavers, you will manage content to ensure it is readily available to those who need it and increase awareness and usage of systems and content.

The Content Executive will play an important role in inspiring staff with available content, keep teams up to date with important information necessary for effective communications and fundraising, work with our country office staff, technical experts and all teams that produce relevant materials and evidence to ensure the information is shared centrally. As the post holder you will act as the eyes and ears of the Content Team by building relationships that help the team stay well informed about activities and news from across the organisation.

As the successful candidate you will have;

  • Experience of managing a digital asset library
    • Experience of working with IMS (Thirdlight) (preferred)
  • Experience of intranets and internal communications
    • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Sharepoint (preferred)
  • A background of working with stories and visual content
  • Previous experience of working for an NGO
  • An understanding of information useful to communications and fundraising and of content ethics.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills, please read the complete Job Description for further details.

Please be advised that we are happy to accept CV’s and Cover Letters, therefore only the mandatory sections of the application form need completion. For sections such as current role, education, previous experience, etc, please state ‘refer to CV/Cover letter’

As an equal opportunities employer we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community.  Qualified people living with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply.

Closing Date: 9 March, 2020

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