Content Specialist

Careers > Job Description

The content specialist will developing a content strategy based a client’s business objectives and their customer’s needs. A creative professional, they will oversee content requirements and create a content strategy that creates content deliverables across a campaign life cycle. This can include conducting content audits (qualitative analyses of all the content on a network of sites and social media accounts) as well as gap analyses.

The content specialist will be in charge of creating and maintaining editorial calendars, style guides, taxonomies, metadata frameworks and content migration plans. They may also be responsible for managing other employees, communicating and reporting to the client, maintaining budgets, and assisting with the technical integration of content.

The ideal candidate

The idea candidate will be a high-level thinker who also has a skill for keeping track of details. They will be a creative idea generator and problem solver with excellent communication and organizational skills, ideally having already worked in an agency environment.

They must have experience in gathering key business and end-user insights, and applying strategic planning skills to create a long-term vision for the content that’s generated. They will be able to compellingly communicate a brand’s story, aligned with a design sensibility to envision how content will be presented or distributed in formats other than text-based articles, such as infographics or multimedia presentations. Ideally they will have experience of creating multiple forms of content, from video to the written word.

Project management experience is a must to keep projects on track and within budget, and a firm understanding of user experience and strong search engine optimization (SEO) is preferred.

Why join us?

  • A top 10 UK agency with multiple award-winning credentials;
  • Competitive salary dependent on experience;
  • Up to 25 days holiday based on length of service plus bank holidays;
  • Working two days per week at home
  • Your birthday off
  • One “duvet day”per year;
  • One “charity day”per year;
  • Opportunity to work for a growing, well respected market leader;
  • Regular social outings;
  • Gym discount;
  • Bike to work scheme;
  • Company pension;
  • Friendly and informal positive team environment including air hockey and wii

Please forward your CV with a basic cover letter stating why you feel you are suitable for this vacancy.