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Job id: 092186. Salary: £37,332 - £42,099 per annum, including London Weighting Allowance.

Posted: 03 July 2024. Closing date: 16 July 2024.

Business unit: Strategic Comms & External Relations. Department: Strategy & Service Excellence.

Contact details: Jenifer Davis.

Location: Guy's Campus. Category: Professional & Support Services.

About us

King’s College London communicates with a global audience daily. Our web presence is central to presenting our learning offer to prospective students, showcasing our world class research and service offer, and telling the King’s story to the world. Our intranet /digital employee experience are equally critical in enabling our staff to understand and engage in life at King’s so they can easily navigate the university.

About the role

This role is central to our new customer focused content team that will support these key digital platforms through content governance, management and guidance. The essential function of this team is to support the governance of these platforms and, where relevant, to collaborate with content creators across the organisation, leading on innovation, content strategy and process.

As well as supporting best practice the successful candidate will also be creative and bring a range of experience across different content types that can enable us to bring the King’s story to life and ensure information discovery across these platforms.

This is a full time post (35 Hours per week), and you will be offered an indefinite contract.

About you

To be successful in this role, we are looking for candidates to have the following skills and experience:

Essential criteria

  1. A degree in English, Digital Media, Communications or relevant subject. 
  2. Designs and delivers innovative and creative digital ideas which engage the right audience with the right content at the right time. 
  3. Must be able to create great content across different content types – web pages, blogs, podcasts, videos, infographics. 
  4. Solid research skills, able to use analytics information to understand opportunities, re-think existing content and advise others. 
  5. Understands SEO, both on page and off page. 
  6. Skilled in content strategy, able to understand business objectives and translate them into actionable steps to creating the right type of content. 
  7. Knowledge of digital accessibility, WCAG 2.2 and assistive technologies. 
  8. Understands and promotes digital governance, able to encourage and support others on compliance. 
  9. Fundamental understanding of how people use the internet, digital skill levels and how to write in plain English.

Desirable criteria

  1. Digital marketing /communications qualification  
  2. Experience working in Higher Education

Downloading a copy of our Job Description

Full details of the role and the skills, knowledge and experience required can be found in the Job Description document, provided at the bottom of the next page after you click “Apply Now”. This document will provide information of what criteria will be assessed at each stage of the recruitment process.

Further information

We pride ourselves on being inclusive and welcoming. We embrace diversity and want everyone to feel that they belong and are connected to others in our community.

We are committed to working with our staff and unions on these and other issues, to continue to support our people and to develop a diverse and inclusive culture at King's.

We ask all candidates to submit a copy of their CV, and a supporting statement detailing how they meet the essential criteria listed in the advert. If we receive a strong field of candidates, we may use the desirable criteria to choose our final shortlist, so please include your evidence against these where possible.

To find out how our managers will review your application, please take a look at our ‘How we Recruit’ pages.