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Digital Experience Executive

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

Job Introduction

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.

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?

Interview Dates: TBC

Role Responsibility

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.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with experience of content creation and digital skills to work in a fast-paced team. Your main responsibility will be to help 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

You will have the skills and technical knowledge to develop content in-house, as well as experience of working with digital development agencies. You will bring with you a good understanding of digital communications, content strategy and an interest in 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 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 3.8 million people in the UK diagnosed with diabetes, and 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 - Click here

Diabetes UK

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