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Digital Content Editor

Are you looking to use your digital content / editorial skills and interest in Education in an exciting new role? We have a fantastic opportunity for a Digital Content Editor to join a highly successful publishing company who are experts in educational content. This role offers flexible working, and can be based either remotely or at our client's office in Colchester amongst their supportive and friendly team of education professionals. We also welcome applications from those looking to work part-time, 4 days a week.

As the Digital Content Editor for Education your main remit will be to produce and manage content for online channels and social media that will help to grow the company's monthly user base and capture data. This is a varied and exciting role where your responsibilities will include (amongst others):

  • Take a leading role in developing content
  • Develop regular new content that is built around SEO and user demand
  • Create content that improves open rates and click through on scheduled newsletters
  • Spot new trends and create content that responds rapidly to these
  • Improve the SEO and organisation of existing content
  • Diversify the format of content, for example introducing more Instagram stories or visual storytelling
  • Help to collate and re-purpose content to encourage sign ups and increase data banks
  • Support the development of video content across the website and social
  • Create content and activity that drives traffic between websites
  • Post on social media channels to help build an engaged community

The ideal Digital Content Editor will have excellent attention to detail and strong online content / copy-writing and digital editing skills, as well as knowledge of social media and SEO. This is a superb opportunity for a talented writer and / or digital content creator / digital editor with a passion for Education looking to evolve their experience within a content focused role, where they'll be confident commissioning digital content, and enjoy adding to the success of a widely recognised, and creative organisation. Experience in, or knowledge of, the early years education sector - or an interest to learn about it - would also be good. To find out more, get in touch ASAP!

For a full description of the role, please send your CV with a brief paragraph outlining your relevant skills.

Closing Date: Early applications may be prioritised.

** Inspired Search & Selection are a publishing recruitment specialist who operate an Equal Opportunities policy. We treat all employees and job applicants fairly and equally regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability or union membership status.

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Digital Content Editor

Full-time, Part-time, Home Working, Permanent
Children's Publishing, Educational, ELT, Professional, Publisher
Commissioning Editor, Editor, Content, Copywriter, Copywriting, Digital Editorial, Digital, Editorial, Online, SEO, Social Media

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