Content Lead

Job Title: Content Lead
Contract Type: Contract/ Freelance
Location: London
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 06030-0011696392_1612553174
Contact Name: Harry Hawkes
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 05, 2021 19:26

Job Description

Robert Half Creative are recruiting for a Content Lead on a 12 Month FTC, paying circa. £38k in London.

Content Lead - London - £38k (FTC)


  1. Collaborate with stakeholders across the organisation to understand and identify clear, evidenced user needs and design content solutions and initiatives which meet them as part of an ongoing editorial development programme to improve the overall quality of content
  2. Plan, project manage and prioritise content initiatives, ensuring a clear brief has been agreed so that work meets evidenced user needs; and that there is a clear, simple and engaging user journey with measurable outcomes
  3. Write and commission compelling content across a broad range of topics for the website - and social media and other digital channels, where appropriate - to deliver sustained engagement with those channels
  4. Improve content and journeys on the site, informed by self-conducted user research and your knowledge of UX best practice
  5. Design and build web pages using existing functionality; working with the Business Analyst and Development team to prioritise, brief and develop additional website functionality where required
  6. Advocate for the importance of and necessity for quality, measurable content which meets clear user needs; the agile process; and the "spirit of agile" across the organisation, at all levels.
  7. Line mange and develop the Content Editors, delegating less complex tasks where

Experience needed:

  • Strong experience in a digital environment and previous editorial or publishing experience
  • In-depth experience of working with a Content Management System and managing content editors, organising workload and training staff
  • Thorough understanding of using digital to optimise audience interest and engagement
  • Experience managing information architecture and mapping and assessing user journeys
  • First-class copywriting and editing skills, with the ability to produce creative and innovative copy and an understanding of creating content for different audiences
  • Creative, full of ideas with a good understanding of marketing communications principles
  • Photoshop (or other image manipulation software) experience and a good eye for design
  • A proactive and dynamic approach with lots of enthusiasm and excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good project management and organisational skills; in particular, you should be comfortable with meeting challenging deadlines

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