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Digital Experience Executive

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

Job Introduction

The post of Digital Experience Executive sits within the Content Team, whose remit is to strengthen and maintain our position as the trusted source of information for anyone living with, affected by and at risk of diabetes.

Interview Date: 30 January 2019


Role Responsibility

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced content or digital professional to work in a fast-paced team. Your main responsibility will be to ensure the Diabetes UK website is user-led, SEO optimised and that the content that sits within it is best in class. This unique and varied role will see you project managing website developments one day and writing and editing engaging copy the next. You’ll become an expert in our content management system and pride yourself in providing the best possible experience for our users.

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for someone who will champion digital content creation across the organisation. You will have the skills and technical knowledge to conceive and develop content in-house, as well as experience of managing digital development agencies. You will bring with you a strong understanding of digital communications, content strategy and knowledge of the latest creative and digital trends and SEO. You will also provide support and guidance to teams producing content around the organisation, leading by example and sharing best practice in line with the Diabetes UK governance framework. You’ll need to be organised, creative and confident. And with a high level of attention to detail, nothing will escape your eagle eye. If this sounds like you and you’re excited by the challenge, don’t delay in applying for this exciting role.

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 £1,600 towards a range of out of pocket health expenses like new glasses, dentist, chiropractor or osteopath appointments) 
  • Early finish Friday and flexible working 
  • Discounts on gym membership and days out 
  • Employee assistance programme to give you support on any issues that come up in life  
  • Annual season ticket loan 
  • Very active social scene including sport teams, gardening and other activities 
  • Generous pension provision, life assurance and permanent health insurance 

About the Company

Diabetes is the most potentially devastating – and fastest growing – health crisis of our time, requiring ongoing high-quality care and support. There are currently 4.6 million people in the UK living with diabetes, and 12.3 million more at increased risk of getting Type 2 diabetes. Those diagnosed face the risk of life-changing, and life-limiting, complications, unless they are given the very best care and the support they need to manage their condition well. As a society we need to work together now – and take action now – to fund critical research, improve healthcare and treatment, and prevent yet more people developing this potentially life-threatening condition. 

Diabetes UK is a forward thinking and commercially focused organisation, and is the leading charity for the 4.6 million people with the condition in the UK.

As we continue to improve our processes, through continual development and change, this is an exciting time to join us. With established funding streams and following on from the success of our previous five-year plan, we are in a strong position to continue developing and responding to changing environments.

We rely heavily upon the expertise and motivation of our staff in order to work towards our many aims and meet objectives. We aim to be an equal opportunity employer; the organisation recognises and respects the value and diversity of all. We gladly make the adjustments required for people with disabilities to join us. Our diverse functions mean that we can offer you a wide range of rewarding career opportunities.

Diabetes UK is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable and expects all staff and volunteers to actively support this commitment. 

Diabetes UK recognises and respects the value and diversity of all. 

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? 

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