Web Content Editor

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine - Directorate

The School’s Marketing & Communications Team within the Directorate was established to support the School in the delivery of its mission to improve health worldwide, including building a stronger external profile through the media while protecting and enhancing the School’s reputation. 

A Web Content Editor is required within the School’s Directorate to work closely with the Web and Multimedia Manager on the School’s website redesign project.This is a chance to be involved in an exciting project that will have a significant impact on how the School promotes its work and study opportunities across its digital presence. 

Reporting to the Web and Multimedia Manager, the post holder will be mainly responsible for rewriting, editing, and migrating existing content to the new Content Management System (Drupal). They will ensure that content is of a high quality and it meets our accessibility and style guidelines. The role will involve training content owners and editors in good web practice and in using the Content Management System. The post holder will also assist in the commissioning of photography and the management of our digital asset library. 

This position will also require flexibility to work on various day-to-day tasks within the Marketing and Communications team, including supporting staff with intranet and project website updates, reviewing site analytics, and image editing. 

Applicants must have hold an undergraduate degree or have equivalent practice experience, have strong editorial and communication skills, a proven ability to communicate well with stakeholders, meet tight deadlines, juggle competing priorities and work without close supervision.  The post holder will have a good knowledge of writing for web, as well as having a pro-active and enthusiastic approach to make sure the redesign project is a success. 

This post is fixed term for six months and part-time 21 hours per week, 0.6 FTE. The salary will be on the Professional Support Pathway Grade 3 scale in the range £24,330 to £27,584 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service.  Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available.  

Applications should be made on-line via our website at http://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk. Applications should also include the names and email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted.  Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to jobs@lshtm.ac.uk. Please quote reference PSS-DIR-05. 

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable.  

Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.

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