Digital Content Officer

Details:
Salary: £21,255
Hours: 37.5
Closing date: Thursday, 2nd November 2023

Come and work for a growing charity supporting families of children and young people with cancer across the East Midlands. We’re a small, highly effective team, working remotely with regular catch ups in person.

Salary: £21,255

Fixed term: 12 months. Start date 8th January 2024 (some flexibility). Subject to DBS check.

Full time: 37.5 hours a week

Working days: Monday – Friday, hours flexible

Location: Home-based. One day a week working in shared space in Nottingham. Occasional travel to Leicester required.

Holidays: 25 days full-time pro rata. Day off for your birthday. Additional leave during Christmas closure period.

Application process

  • Email your CV and supporting letter telling us why you’re interested in the role and what you’ll bring to PASIC to mail@pasic.org.uk.
  • Application deadline Thursday 2nd November 6pm.
  • Interviews mid-November.

The Role

You’ll be working both independently and collaboratively with our team to co-ordinate, create, and post engaging digital content across a range of channels targeting different audiences: families, supporters, and fundraisers. You’ll help create video, photographic and written content, to showcase the incredible work PASIC do to support local families facing childhood cancer.

We’re offering this position through the Rank Foundation’s Time to Shine programme, a great opportunity designed to help individuals step up to a career in the social sector. As part of the scheme, 15% of your hours will involve accessing training and development opportunities organised by Time to Shine, including residential courses. More information on the programme can be found here and in the attached T2S candidate guide.

Key Priorities

  • To create engaging video, photographic and written content for the PASIC website, email campaigns, social media and newsletters targeting a range of audiences.
  • Schedule regular content and deliver social media campaigns, including where appropriate, paid search and advertising to reach targets.
  • Evaluate existing social media. Research and recommend best practice for using video content across social channels to inform the setting up a PASIC TikTok account.
  • Manage a library of photo/video content and develop branded digital assets using Canva and CapCut.
  • Support members of the PASIC Team with video content creation, helping them increase their confidence to create smartphone videos to showcase their work.
  • Coordinate visual content and stories from families and other sources, including editing videos and writing case studies.
  • Assist with editing existing website and developing our new website and brand refresh project.

PASIC are a small but growing organisation, our team are flexible in their approach to work, so the DCO will also assist with other activities and engage with a range of PASIC stakeholders.

Person Specification

Our ideal candidate is someone with bags of enthusiasm, a strong work ethic and a friendly and trustworthy attitude. Someone who can slot into our small staff team and show a commitment to our cause. They must be able to demonstrate experience of making videos for social media and other purposes.

We’re looking for the following skills

  • Experience of digital content creation, including but not limited to video, photography, graphic design.
  • Proactive storyteller, identifying stories and creative content opportunities.
  • Confidence in using a range of digital tools, including: social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn), website content management systems, Canva and Office365.
  • Strong copywriting, proofing and editing skills to develop written content, case studies and news articles.
  • Self-motivated and able to use initiative. Enthusiastic, hardworking with a ‘can-do’ attitude.
  • Good organisational and logistical skills. Ability to prioritise your workload, develop and manage an individual work plan.
  • Be a team player who can develop excellent relationships with colleagues, external contacts and our supporters and beneficiaries.
  • Be keen to develop your skills and acquire new knowledge.
  • Ability to work effectively from home.

Desirable but not essential

  • Full clean driving licence and access to a car

Further information

  • The role is a 12 month internship.
  • References from previous and current employers will be taken up for shortlisted candidates, and where necessary employers may be contacted to gather further information.
  • Probation – All new staff will be subject to a probation period. The probation period is a trial period, to enable the assessment of an employee’s suitability for the job for which they have been employed. It provides PASIC with the opportunity to monitor and review the performance of new staff in relation to various areas.
  • Equal Opportunities – PASIC is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and will monitor the recruitment process rigorously to ensure fair access and opportunity for all.

 

About the Time to Shine Programme and this opportunity

This is an opportunity to gain experience, boost your confidence and develop transferable skills in a friendly and supportive environment at PASIC, and through the Time to Shine programme of events and development days. (All costs for travel any stays are covered.) You’ll be given access to a T2S mentor and additional Ranknet events. There’s other training and bursary funding available too, as well as regular support and access to marketing and communications experiences with our business supporters.

All with the reward of knowing you’ve made a lasting impact to lives of families affected by childhood cancer

IMPORTANT please note you must be able to attend these dates with the Time to Shine Programme:

  • Launch conference – 48 hours w/c 22nd January or 29th January 2024.
  • Review conference – 48 hours w/c 10th June 2024 or 17th June 2024.
  • Rank Annual conference – 48 hours, September 2024.
  • Leadership days – 4 individual days throughout the year.

For more information email  louise.towse@pasic.org.uk or call 07935 330805.



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