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Content Producer (12 Months FTC)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Would you like to use your outstanding editorial and communication skills to help millions of people living with diabetes? A key driver within our charity’s strategy is to achieve better care for people with diabetes as we strive to create a world where diabetes can do no harm. As a Content Producer in the Content and News team, you’ll play a vital role in delivering high quality editorial content to a healthcare professional audience. 

This is a part-time role, equivalent to twelve days per month. Ideally working patterns would be agreed to fit in with editorial schedules, however working a fixed pattern of three days per week will also be considered

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 10 May    

Role Responsibility

Your focus will be to produce audience-first content across multiple touch points to support healthcare professionals, as well as adapting the content for people affected by diabetes. The format of the content you produce will be driven by audience needs, which could include writing and reviewing copy, commissioning photography, animations, videos and more. 

You’ll be responsible for the day-to-day delivery of our healthcare professional subscription magazine. This would involve project managing the publication from initial concept to final publication. The magazine is produced quarterly and read by Diabetes UK professional members which includes diabetes specialist nurses, podiatrists, pharmacists, dietitians and diabetes researchers. You’ll also look for opportunities to produce and repurpose the content across our digital channels. 

The Ideal Candidate

You are an excellent content designer with thorough experience in editing, writing, commissioning and reviewing content across print and digital platforms. Ideally, you will have experience of communicating with a healthcare professional audience. You will be driven by audience needs and use data and expert knowledge to inform decisions. You’ll be a clear and collaborative communicator who can build strong and effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders. And you juggle the need to produce high quality work with keeping a close eye on deadlines.

Package Description

What we can offer you: 

  • Generous annual leave starting at 25 days plus bank holidays 
  • A Cash Healthcare Plan (giving you up to £1,500 towards a range of out of pocket health expenses like new glasses, dentist, chiropractor or osteopath appointments
  • Early finish Friday and flexible working as part of our approach to activity based working
  • Discounts on gym membership
  • Employee assistance programme to give you support on any issues that come up in life  
  • Annual season ticket loan* (on completion of your probation period and if contract is permanent or longer than 12 months)
  • Very active social scene including sport teams, gardening and other activities 
  • Generous pension provision, life assurance and income protection insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme* (eligible for scheme if contract is permanent or longer than 12 months)

*Some benefits aren't available until you've passed your probation period and are dependent on the length of contract.

About the Company

Diabetes is the most devastating and fastest growing health crisis of our time.  There are currently more than 3.9 million people in the UK diagnosed with diabetes, and just under 1 million more with undiagnosed type 2.

We are working to make sure that those affected by diabetes get the best care and support they need to live well with their condition and avoid life-changing complications.  We're leading the way by funding critical research, improving healthcare and treatment so we can reach our vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm.

Diabetes UK staff are motivated and experienced and extremely passionate about helping people affected by diabetes.  We have been fighting for people with diabetes for more than 80 years and changed millions of lives thanks to the new treatments, technology and policy changes we've been behind.

But there's more to do.  And you can be part of it.

We're a diverse bunch and as a charity we recognise and respect the value of everyone.

We've recently been awarded a One Star Accreditation status by Best Companies.  And this year we were named 65th in the top 100 not-for-profit organisations in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For list. 

We're committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to actively support this commitment.

We have a vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm.  If you’d like to be part of that, why not join us? 

To learn more about the work we do please visit our website

Diabetes UK

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