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Content Producer

Closing date for applications:19 March 2018

Job Description

Study Group is seeking an enthusiastic Content Producer to join our lively in-house creative agency, Creative Services. You’ll be joining a skilled creative team and be responsible for compelling, authentic multi-channel content for our consumer and business platforms.

Study Group is an exciting, innovative, international private education company with a fast-moving, ambitious marketing-led vision. With Head Offices in London, Brighton, Sydney, New York and Singapore plus Regional Offices in key countries around the world, last year we taught 60,000 students from 150 countries in University Pathway Programmes, English Language and Vocational courses in the UK, Europe, the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

 Location: Brighton UK

Contract: Full time

Salary: £25,000

Key Responsibilities 

  • To deliver creative copy that attracts international students to Study Group’s higher education global brands in the UK, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand
  • Develop and manage optimised website and blog content for Study Group’s global brands, following SEO, UX and device-specific best practice
  • Write, edit and proofread brochures, websites and other marketing assets such as ads, event banners, posters, flyers and landing pages
  • Create engaging, on-brand copy for pitches, partner launches, presentations and campaigns across digital platforms and print materials
  • Work closely with colleagues in Marketing and Digital Marketing in the UK, US and Australia/New Zealand to execute content strategy, creating content against Sales and
  • Marketing plans, and delivering campaigns on time
  • Pitch creative projects and brand ideas to continually move our content forward
  • Interpret a wide range of product information and distil the key facts needed to create copy that is easy to understand
  • Work to precise partner brand guidelines, on a variety of projects, simultaneously
  • Advise colleagues in Marketing on best copy practice, including copy for campaign headlines, taglines and email marketing
  • Monitor Google Analytics, implement goals and suggest opportunities to improve website content based on data
  • Direct video and photo shoots, with some UK travel occasionally required
  • Interview students, teachers, alumni and staff to produce compelling stories
  • Edit testimonial transcripts, provide feedback on video testimonials
  • Direct freelancers and web editors working on creative projects
  • To develop and maintain positive and productive working relationships company-wide, with partner organisations and external agencies
  • Conduct regular website audits to ensure relevant messaging and QAA compliance, implementing changes efficiently and effectively to ensure content accuracy
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of industry and creative best practice, sharing examples with colleagues and contributing to a culture of sharing and collaboration 

Skills Range

Essentials

  • Educated to degree level in an appropriate discipline, such as journalism, media or English
  • Outstanding copywriting and editing skills
  • Experience of creating content for print and digital channels
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • An eye for detail and a flair for creativity
  • Experience of building strong professional relationships at all levels
  • A self-motivated, resilient and flexible approach to work
  • Strong time management and organisation abilities
  • Familiarity with a range of digital technologies and platforms, including content management systems, image editing software and photo libraries
  • Experience of writing for SEO and understanding of best practice
  • Tenacity and a willingness to learn
  • Knowledge of HTML
  • A strong team player with a good sense of humour

Desirable

  • Media production
  • An understanding of the higher education sector
  • Experience writing for audiences for whom English is a second language
  • Some knowledge of marketing principles

Person Specification

This is a full time role based in Brighton. Some travel, within the UK and beyond, may occasionally be required.

This role with involve working with colleagues in global locations so occasionally some flexibility with working hours may occasionally be required to manage relationships across our global locations.

Organisational Compliance

Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate

 

Apply

To apply please provide a CV and cover letter to outlining your experience and suitability for the role, along with examples of your work. Applicants must be able to provide evidence of their right to work in the UK.

Send to Catriona Smith, Senior Content Producer. 

Application deadline 5pm Monday 19th March 2018