Digital Content Editor and Writer

The Methodist Church
31 Aug 2017
19 Sep 2017
Contract Type
We are looking for a Digital Content Editor and Writer to join our Publishing and Communications team and help grow the Church's digital presence. The Methodist Church Connexional Team, the staff team of the Church, aims to be a highly professional and distinctively Christian workforce that assists the Methodist Church fulfil its calling of responding to God's love in Christ and working out its discipleship in mission and worship. The Publishing and Communications Team manages design, digital, publishing, social media, planning, PR and print. It aims to deliver editorial excellence, consistency and adherence to the Church's brand, design and style guidelines. We need someone who has experience of managing internal and external digital communications, who knows the basics extremely well and is ready to take on further responsibilities. Reporting to the Digital Content Manager and working closely with the rest of the publishing and communications team, your duties will include the writing and managing of content on our soon-to-be relaunched website; the writing, editing and publishing of content on our social media channels and blogs; the filming and editing of videos, and the constant hunt for shareable content from the vast array of publications and services that the Church offers, produces and sells. The Digital Content Editor and Writer will also help us find new, creative ways to grow the digital audience as well as promoting the Church's multiple objectives, including advocacy from the Joint Public Issues Team (JPIT), fundraising, and sharing the good news of Jesus Christ. In return we offer an exceptional benefits including a defined benefit pension scheme, generous annual leave entitlement (plus an extra 3 days' leave granted over Christmas/New Year), TOIL, flexi-leave and an on-site Wellbeing Adviser.