RSPB • Flexible in UK

Digital Content Manager (Maternity cover)

Employment type:  Contract
Salary:  £30940 - £33215 per annum

3–4 days/week at home

Fully flexible hours

Dog friendly

Job Description

We are seeking a talented Digital Content Manager to join our strategic communications team on a seven-month fixed-term contract.

As we migrate towards a more personalised experience for users through our digital platforms, the ideal candidate will work closely with digital and communications teams to champion user insight and make sure the online experience of audiences leads to impactful action for nature.

You will be responsible for managing two digital content executives, within a bigger email and website team and you will guide a centre of excellence to key stakeholders to ensure consistent branded content delivery. With an eye for detail and a passion for producing engaging and informative content you will know what resonates with audiences and drives growth.

The digital content delivery team is a strategic and delivery partner to the organisation within the digital technology and communications directorate. Your teammates will be experts in creative, social media, strategy, planning, traffic management and UXD and as a team player, you will collaboratively to deliver outstanding content.

The way many of us live our lives is disrupting the delicate balance created by nature over millions of years. Deforestation, overfishing, intensive farming methods, increased pollution and our burning of fossil fuels are just some of the ways we are destroying biodiversity both here in the UK and around the globe. While some species are able to adapt, others are really struggling, with some on the verge of extinction. In this role it is essential that you are a passionate advocate for nature and understand why we urgently need to come together to save it.

Essential skills, knowledge:

  • Technical expertise in SEO & CMS and have a proven track record of building excellent content across multiple platforms.
  • Deliver world class digital content which aligns with our strategic objectives.
  • Be analytical in reviewing results to deliver efficiencies within website and email platforms.
  • Ensure compliance with legal, regulatory, organisational policy & frameworks and best practice standards within area of specialism.
  • Generate innovative ideas that build upon and improve existing approaches.
  • Manage line-reports, and support staff & volunteers across the organisation in use of digital channels to enhance user experience and deliver business objectives.
  • Be a champion of our standards as well as strategy are applied in line with business need and industry trends to help deliver future plans and roadmaps within discipline

Desirable skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Strategy: Proven experience of medium to long term digital project management and campaign development delivery.
  • Systems: Experience working with Headless CMS systems.

This is a 7-month Fixed-Term role for 37.5 hours per week.

For further information please contact ben.ralphs@rspb.org.uk

As part of this application you will be asked to provide a copy of your CV and complete a short form. If you wish to provide a cover letter with your application, please include this at the end of your CV document upload.

We are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse RSPB, in which everyone feels supported, valued, and able to be their full selves. People of colour and disabled people are currently underrepresented across the environment, climate, sustainability, and conservation sector. If you identify as a person of colour and/or disabled, we are particularly interested in receiving your application. Contact us to discuss any additional support you may need to complete your application.

The RSPB is an equal opportunities employer. This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

This role is not eligible for UK Visa Sponsorship - the successful applicant will need to have a pre-existing Right to Work in the UK in order to be offered an employment contract.

Before applying for this role, we recommend reading through the candidate guidance notes attached to the top of this advert.

Please note that we are actively recruiting for this vacancy and reserve the right to close once sufficient applications have been received.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Adoption leave
Shared parental leave
24 days annual leave + bank holidays
Enhanced sick pay

The FlexScore® is the result of a rigorous 2-step verification of a company’s flexibility

First we assess the flexibility options RSPB provides and then we anonymously survey a statistically significant proportion of their employees to make sure RSPB is as flexible as they say they are. Our assessment is based on the six key elements of flexibility: location, hours, autonomy, benefits, role modelling and work-life balance.

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Working at RSPB

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Across all 4 UK Countries

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United Kingdom
Awards & Achievements
Most flexible Charity & Tech For Good companies – 2nd

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