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Digital Content Officer


Operations and External Affairs
UAL - High Holborn
Part time
Communication & External Affairs

24 August 2017 23:55

£33,090 - £40,638 per annum (pro-rata)

As a member of the Digital Team within the Department of Communication and External Affairs, you will lead on the development of compelling content across our digital platforms. You will be responsible for helping teams across the organisation deliver great copy and a great user experience for our target audiences.

You will be editing copy, advising on SEO, delivering training and answering content related queries. You will also be involved in delivering content projects based on user needs and using Google Analytics to inform decisions. In addition, you will contribute to various projects that are part of the Online Estates Services Programme, which is the University’s digital transformation programme.

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

Every position within the University plays an important part in shaping future creative professionals, and impacts on the future of so many creative industries. Expert management of the organisation is essential to ensuring that this continues and so will your contribution to the Communication and External Affairs department.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Digital Content Officer to join our team and contribute to delivering an excellent digital experience to our users.

You will have a Degree or equivalent relevant experience. You will have extensive experience of managing digital content, writing for the web, editing and re-purposing content for various digital channels. Being able to work to deadlines and organising your time effectively and efficiently will be key. You should be able to work independently without direct supervision and you will have the ability to liaise with stakeholders and to understand and explain specialist terms.

You will need appropriate levels of IT skills, such as MS Office, Email, XHTML/HTML as well as working on Mac and Windows. Previous use of content management systems and extensive use of Google Analytics is essential. Use of Siteimprove, Moz Digital Marketing Software and MailChimp is desirable as is experience of working in an agile environment.

In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available.

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At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

This opportunity is closed to applications.