Content Manager

Energy Saving Trust

Blended or full office working from London, Cardiff or Edinburgh
Up to £42,000 pa (depending on skills and experience)

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy, sustainability

Closing date: Monday, 11th July 2022  

Closing date: 11 July 2022
Issue date: 20 June 2022
Position ref: LT 896
Location: Cardiff, Edinburgh or London

Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum (depending on skills and experience)

Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero.

The role 

Want to use your first-class content skills to help people reduce their energy bills, save money, and lower their carbon footprint? With the cost of living at its highest level in the last decade, it’s more important than ever that people have easy access to our independent, trusted advice and information. We’re looking for a top-rate content manager who can deliver exactly that.

What you’ll do 

Working closely with the head of content and the wider team, you will:

  • Create stories to educate, engage and empower people to save energy and save money.
  • Support the delivery of our content strategy and lead on content requests and content planning.
  • Write and edit news stories, newsletters, blogs, scripts and interviews.
  • Cover our content management system (CMS), including uploading content and delivering website audits.
  • Work with internal energy experts to develop digital content in-house or with external creative agencies.
  • Use analytics and reporting tools to continuously assess and improve content performance.

What you’ll bring 

You’ll have an abundance of creativity, bags of enthusiasm and:

  • Demonstrable experience of delivering a content strategy and managing a busy content request and planning/curation function.
  • Demonstrable track record of working with a CMS and good understanding of SEO.
  • Excellent writing skills, demonstrable experience of tailoring written content to audience/platform, and first-class attention to detail.
  • Demonstrable experience of writing blogs, key messages, newsletters, news stories, how-to-guides, storyboards and commissioning agencies to make films, animations and photos.

This is a full time, permanent position. Applications close at 5pm on 11 July 2022. Interviews are intended to be held w/c 18 July 2022.

Energy Saving Trust offers a range of benefits to all employees such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme and a wellbeing allowance. Please see our careers page for more info.

For more information, please see job description on our website.

To apply, please forward your CV and cover letter to [email protected]. Your cover letter must explain how you meet the essential areas of the person specification in the job description. Please state your name and the job reference you are applying for in the subject line. Applications submitted without a covering letter explaining how you meet the essential areas of the person specification will not be considered.

To address the urgent challenges posed by the climate emergency, we need a diversity of people, experiences and ideas. We strongly encourage applicants from a wide range of backgrounds and with different identities and experiences to apply for roles with Energy Saving Trust. Find out more about our commitment to creating a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace here.

If you think you may need some additional support or reasonable adjustments made to any part of the application/recruitment process, please get in touch with [email protected]

Only people living in the UK with the right to work in the UK may apply for this position.

Energy Saving Trust offers flexible hybrid working, a regular wellbeing allowance and an opportunity for professional development.

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