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Content Editor

  • Organisation:Historic England
  • Location:Swindon with the option for hybrid working between home and office
  • Salary: £28,856- £33,463 pro-rata DOL
  • Contract type:Fixed Term Contract

We are seeking two Content Editors to join our team here at Historic England. Our website is vast and varied, hosting content from climate change research to archaeological discoveries, salty shipwreck guidance to cutting-edge campaigns. These vacancies are a key part of our ongoing digital strategy.

We have two opportunities available;

  • 6-month contract
  • 24-month contract

Please advise which vacancy you are interested in on your application. You can specify both if applicable.

What you will be doing:

The Content Editor helps to support the development, delivery, and evaluation of effective content for Historic England`s website. You`ll work closely with colleagues to help ensure our audiences have the tools, knowledge and inspiration they need to champion and look after England`s spectacular historic environment.

What we are looking for:

  • An experienced copywriter, with an eye for detail and an understanding of the special requirements of web writing.
  • Hands-on experience with Content Management Systems and of developing online content for a large website
  • Knowledge and experience of developing effective customer journeys through digital channels.
  • Experience of influencing and collaborating with a wide range of partners internally and externally
  • Experience of tailoring content to channels and audiences to achieve project targets
  • Experience of managing analytics and producing performance reports on digital activity

Please make clear reference to the key essential skills in the advert when you are completing your application and highlight examples of any related knowledge, skills and experienced based on these.

We are an equal opportunity employer which values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability or neurodiversity, we would be happy to discuss reasonable adjustments to the job with you. Having just won the Gold Award from MIND, we also recognise the importance of a healthy work-life balance.

We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity for everyone. Diversity helps us to perform better and attract more people to support our work. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates and candidates with disabilities as they are underrepresented within Historic England at this level.

Historic England want all of our candidates to shine in the recruitment process. Please tell us what we can do to make sure you can show us your very best self. You can contact us by email at [email protected] or telephone 07763387811 if you have any recruitment queries.

Provisional interview date: virtual interviews week commencing 03rd October 2022.

Supplementary documents

Application Closing Date: 27 September 2022

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