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Digital Content Executive Maternity Cover FTC

Location: Vauxhall, London (Head Office) OR Nairobi, Kenya - flexibility to work from home as business needs allow

Salary: £28,000 per annum pro rata

Contract: 6-9 months (maternity cover) immediate start

Hours: Full Time, 5 days per week

About Malaria No More UK

Malaria has been described as the oldest killer disease in history; even now, despite recent progress, it claims the life of a child every two minutes. Malaria No More UK is part of a global movement that is determined to make this the generation that beats this killer. To realise this vision, we need to mobilise governments, influencers, businesses and the public, inspiring them to commit funds, energy and resources to ending deaths from malaria and wiping out the disease for good.

Job summary

We're delivering two exciting campaigns, one that is global and another UK-focused. Each have lots of celebrity and media endorsement and we need your help delivering our award-winning social and digital communications. Your time and hard work will help us accelerate the end of the world's oldest and deadliest disease.

If you're looking to take the next step in your digital career while contributing to an ambitious, passionate organisation with a bold mission, then this opportunity is for you. You will be working directly with our small digital communications team of two, undertaking a varied range tasks including looking after our social media channels, editing website content, image editing and providing administrative support where needed.

You will gain:

  • an insight into the work of an ambitious, high impact global health advocacy organisation, and specific experience in digital communications and content production.
  • A chance to develop your digital, writing and workplace skills.
  • The opportunity to play a role in the global movement to help end malaria - creating campaigns that are used all over the world by organisations like the WHO and broadcasters like MTV.

Key responsibilities

These will vary according to the needs of the team but are likely to include:

  • Writing, editing, scheduling and monitoring social posts across campaign channels and responding to comments and interactions
  • Editing and publishing content on our websites using our Drupal 7 and 8 CMS
  • Producing or editing campaign content for digital channels
  • Building newsletters using MailChimp email service provider
  • Basic editing of images or videos using Adobe editing software
  • Championing The Malaria No More UK and campaign brands
  • Supporting the Head of Creative, Digital & Content on film and other productions
  • Supporting Digital Marketing Manager on monitoring and reporting
  • Supporting the organisation with ad-hoc design requirements

Qualifications, skills and experience

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; being able to articulate yourself clearly face-to-face as well as online
  • A keen eye for detail and should feel comfortable editing digital copy: from emails and case studies, to adverts and meta data for SEO
  • Experience working across all social media platforms, producing content and using social media management and monitoring tools
  • Strong design skills in Adobe Photoshop (Premiere would be an advantage) and are confident with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience using project management dashboards

Personal Attributes

  • We're a fun but hard-working team so it'd help if you're as conscientious as you are light-hearted!
  • Able to hit the ground running and work independently while meeting a brief
  • Well organised and reliable with a willingness to "muck-in"
  • Capacity to deal with sometimes agile and unpredictable environments
  • Enthusiastic about our mission and about your future in digital and content
  • Lived experience of malaria preferred

MNMUK recognises the value of a team in which people from diverse backgrounds are able to introduce fresh ideas and contribute to delivering our mission to make Malaria No More. Candidates from historically marginalised or underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

This job description and person specification is a statement of requirements at the time of writing and is not contractual or exhaustive. It should not be seen as precluding future changes after appointment to this role and may be amended over time in consultation with the Director

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