Faculty Digital Content Editor
This role is based within UCL Faculty of Brain Sciences. We are a global leader in pioneering research into the mind and brain, and are home to some of the most influential and creative academics in the field (Clarivate 2021 list of Highly Cited Researchers). Our vision for the future is to solve the greatest health and wellbeing problems in the brain sciences in order to transform society and reduce the global burden of disease.
The Faculty's Marketing and Communications team have responsibility for student recruitment marketing, raising the profile of the Faculty's research, and internal staff communications. The team works closely with colleagues across the Faculty and UCL to advise on all aspects of marketing communications.
About the role
The Digital Content Editor will ensure digital content is creative and aspirational, representative of UCL's world-class university position, and well placed both strategically and tactically across a range of defined channels, in line with the Faculty Marketing and Communications strategy.
The post-holder will shape, develop, manage and deliver a range of compelling strategic and tactical digital content, working with colleagues to promote the Faculty and its constituent Institutes and Divisions.
The post-holder will also ensure colleagues are kept abreast of innovation and developments in the art of digital content production and editorial, providing support and guidance as required.
- This role is eligible for hybrid working with a minimum of 40% on site.
- This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Professional Services Staff. Please visit https://www.ucl.ac.uk/human-resources/conditions-service-research-teaching-and-professional-services-staff for more information.
The ideal candidate will have:
- Demonstrated digital content production experience in a complex stakeholder environment.
- Strong understanding of the rapidly developing digital landscape and the relationships between SEO, paid activity, content and social media marketing.
- Substantial experience of working with cross channel media as well as reputation building in a digital environment.
- Experience of using analytics and insights from tools like SiteImprove and KeySearch to improve engagement and reach on digital platforms.
- Ability to translate highly complex messages and stories in a way that is digitally consumable, and if appropriate, newsworthy to target audiences.
- Ability to establish priorities and manage multiple, and sometimes competing activities, to anticipate and meet organisational priorities in a pressurised environment.
See job description for full person specification.
What we offer
UCL is one of the world's top universities. It is a global university: distinctively committed to taking cross-disciplinary approaches to solving some of the biggest global problems. Based in the heart of London, it is a modern, outward-looking institution.
As well as the exciting opportunities this role presents, we also offer some great benefits some of which are below:
- 41 Days holiday (27 days annual leave 8 bank holiday and 6 closure days)
- Additional 5 days' annual leave purchase scheme
- Defined benefit career average revalued earnings pension scheme (CARE)
- Cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan
- Immigration loan
- Relocation scheme for certain posts
- On-Site nursery
- On-site gym
- Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay
- Employee assistance programme: Staff Support Service
- Discounted medical insurance
Visit https://www.ucl.ac.uk/work-at-ucl/reward-and-benefits to find out more.
- The advert will close on 5 December 2022 at 23:59 GMT, however we may close applications early if we receive a high volume of applications*. Early application submission is recommended.
- A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.
- If you have any queries about the role, please contact .
- If you need reasonable adjustments or a more accessible format to apply for this job online or have any queries about the application process, please contact Faith Poyser at .
- The UCL Ways of Working supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work - please visit www.ucl.ac.uk/ways-of-working to find out more.
*Closing an advert early:
In the event we get a high number of applications, we may close the advert early before the published closing date. As a minimum we will keep all adverts open for 2 weeks.
Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
As London's Global University, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation, and we want our community to represent the diversity of the world's talent. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where we all belong.
We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in UCL's workforce.
These include people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds; disabled people; LGBTQI+ people; and for our Grade 9 and 10 roles, women.