Digital and Content Creator
An exciting opportunity has arisen with West Suffolk Councils to become a Digital and Content Creator based in Bury St Edmunds! You will join our team on a full time, permanent basis with a competitive starting salary of £24,657 - £25,463 per annum depending on qualifications/experience (potentially rising to £29,909 per annum through annual Performance Review awards) plus excellent benefits package!
St. Edmundsbury Borough Council and Forest Heath District Council are two authorities with a reputation for being forward thinking and innovative. By sharing services under the title of West Suffolk they are taking an increased commercial approach to changes in the public sector environment and have a wide range of exciting initiatives underway.
The Digital and Content Creator Role
Engaging with our communities as well as attracting investment into West Suffolk and managing growth is at the heart of what our councils do. We are looking for someone help us make sure we are doing this in the best way by designing and creating engaging content for use across all mediums, including online and in our marketing and campaign materials. You will help play an important role in supporting our communities, marketing our area, and improving access to our services.
There is a need for design led engaging content, that adheres to brand, that can be used online or in other forms and created quickly in-house. This would support website development and subsequent changes or requirements – from driving channel shift, to increasing community engagement and growth as well as lobbying work.
Our Ideal Digital and Content Creator
This role requires a dynamic individual who will act as a brand champion and be instrumental in helping support services in using the right digital channels and measure its effectiveness.
You will need experience of creating and editing film, photography, animation, infographics and engaging online content. Possess the ability to identify and photograph/record a ‘social media moment.’ Be skilled in design and editing apps and programmes that create engaging social content, such as Adobe Photoshop, IMovie, Final Cut Pro. Have strong time management skills as well as high levels of motivation and creativity and above all be a team player.
Benefits of becoming our Digital and Content Creator
In return our benefits package includes a competitive salary and pension scheme, discounts on supermarkets and high street shops, cashback on holidays, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme and money off household bills together with flexible working arrangements, learning and development opportunities and generous annual leave entitlement.
Closing date: Monday 16 July 2018
Interview date: Friday 27 July 2018
So if this sounds like the role for you, why not click ‘apply’ today to become our Digital and Content Creator. We’d love to hear from you!
With effect from 1 April 2019 St Edmundsbury and Forest Heath councils we will become a single council and will be known as West Suffolk Council.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and to safeguarding the welfare of vulnerable people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share these commitments.