Digital Content Lead (maternity cover)

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Full Time


Circa £34,000 depending on experience



Closing date

22nd February, 2022

SCAPE has continued to evolve since its inception 16 years ago and is more than just a public sector procurement organisation. As a team we seek to “create a world everyone deserves”, and this purpose drives every single one of our activities, services, and strategies. Our values and behaviours sit at the heart of how we work together and provide a framework for how we approach our work and working relationships.

We provide an inclusive and engaging work environment being recognised in the Top 100 Best Not-for-profit Companies to work for in 2020 by the Sunday Times Best Companies List. We support, challenge, and continually develop our people to make a significant impact and contribution and seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We therefore encourage applications from all genders, races, religions, ages and sexual orientations, as well as parents, people living with disabilities, and any other groups that could bring diverse perspectives to our business.

The Digital Content Lead is responsible for the production, curation, acquisition, and publication of value-added, digital-first content for SCAPE and its subsidiary businesses (Arc Partnership and Lungfish Architects). This role is to cover maternity leave (37 hours a week) for approximately 9-12 months.

About the role

  • Manage the content ecosystem within SCAPE by planning, managing and delivering internal and external activity.
  • Take ownership of the messaging contained across all websites, social media and award and bid submissions.
  • Produce graphical content and work within templates to support the team with operational design requirements.
  • Maintain a keen eye on industry wide initiatives and identify hot topics, white space content and collaborative opportunities.
  • Develop and manage the delivery of the SCAPE, Arc Partnership and Lungfish Architects social media calendars across agreed channels and platforms.
  • Nurture a strong creative writing ability, translating complex and technical information into engaging and easy to digest content.
  • Proactively develop and revisit digital and social content over time, ensuring a bank of evergreen information that is optimised to support SCAPE and subsidiaries SEO strategy and digital footprint growth aspirations.
  • Maintain oversight of incoming delivery partner generated content and opportunities, making sure online destinations are kept refreshed and current.

About you

  • Demonstrable experience in a similar digital content position, developing and implementing multichannel content marketing strategies.
  • Deep knowledge of content production for digital specific channels and an understanding of core SEO fundamentals.
  • Excellent copywriting skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate well with a broad range of people, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to organise and manage a complex and multifaceted workload and library of assets using initiative as required.
  • Qualification through Chartered Institute of Marketing Certificate or similar.

The rewards

We offer a wide range of employment benefits, initiatives and working arrangements which are aimed at creating a positive working environment in which employees are able to work to their full potential and achieve a healthy work/life balance. These include:

  • A competitive salary of circa £34,000, depending on experience.
  • Local Government Pension Scheme with a generous employer contribution.
  • Private medical insurance for you and your family.
  • 25 days’ annual leave, in addition to 8 days statutory bank holiday entitlement.
  • Flexible working and a wide range of health and well-being and social activities.
  • An exceptional working environment.

To apply for this role, please submit a CV and covering letter setting out how you meet the role requirements by 22 February 2022.