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Social Media Content Producer

MS Society
Finsbury Park, Greater London (Hybrid)
£35,971 per year (more may be offered to an exceptional candidate)
Full-time
Contract (1 year with possible scope to extend the role.)
Job description

Do you love using social media content to engage and support people? Would you like to be part of a team that uses digital channels to make a positive and impactful change for people living with MS?

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and driven Social Media Content Producer to join our Digital and Content Team!

Social Media Content Producer (1 year fixed term contract)
Type: Full-time (35 hours a week)
Location: Office-based in London, N4 with flexibility to work remotely
Salary: £35,971 per year (more may be offered to an exceptional candidate)
Salary Band: Band E1

About us

We make sure people living with MS are at the centre of everything we do. And it’s this commitment that unites us across the UK.   

Our strategy is based on what people affected by MS have told us is important to them. It gives us a clear and determined focus.

Our work is based on the hopes and aspirations of our MS community. Together we campaign at all levels, fund ground-breaking research and provide award winning support and information.

Our people are our greatest asset and the key to our success. We offer a vibrant, progressive working environment where you'll be able to make a difference. 

About this job

Please note this is a fixed term contract for 1 year. There may be further scope to extend the role after this, and we will be able to confirm at a later stage in 2024.

You will be planning and creating highly engaging content for our social media channels using data and insights based on our users’ needs and develop an innovative roadmap of content.

You will also help investigate new social media platforms and ways to expand our reach and deepen our engagement with our audiences. 

As a highly experienced content producer you will be comfortable working across a wide range of formats including commissioning and producing content across text, photography, video and graphics.

You will have a genuine passion for creating engaging social content and a keen interest in the latest trends and social media platform developments.

And you will be joining our friendly and supportive team at an exciting stage of our development, as we continue to use digital to help improve the lives of people living with MS.

If that sounds like you – join us!

Closing date for applications: 9am on Monday 4 December 2023
Anticipated interview date: week commencing Monday 11 December 2023

PLEASE PRESS THE 'HOW TO APPLY' BUTTON FOR MORE INFORMATION.

We’d be grateful if you downloaded and completed the equality and diversity monitoring form and submit it with your application. 

We particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities and or from ethnic minority backgrounds. 

Your right to work in the UK

You must have the right to work in the UK to work in paid employment with us. You’ll need to share documents showing you’re eligible to work in the UK if we offer you employment.

You can find the UK visas and permits granting you the right to work in the UK on the UK Government website. We currently don’t have a Sponsor Licence agreement with the Home Office and aren’t able to support you with your visa applications.  

Disability Confident Employer

We’re a Disability Confident Employer and we’re committed to promoting equality and diversity.  

You can ask for reasonable adjustments as part of both our recruitment and new starter on-boarding processes. 

You can also ask for the application materials to be sent to you in a different format. Such as for them to be sent to you by email or in a larger word format.  

More about our recruitment and selection process

  • The HR team will anonymise your CV and supporting statement before forwarding to the shortlisting panel. This is done as part of our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.
  • The first round of our recruitment and selection process includes an interview with competency-based questions. 
  • Our recruitment and selection process might also include extra tasks. For example, a written or Microsoft Excel test or making a presentation.  
  • We’ll let you know what the selection process will include when we invite you to interview. You can ask for any more reasonable adjustments for the interview as part of the invitation. 
  • You might also be invited for a second interview. We’ll let you know about this during the selection process. 

More about our employee benefits:

We have a wide range of employee benefits including (but not limited to):

Encouraging work life balance

  • 38 days paid annual leave (including bank holidays), pro-rata for part-time
  • More annual leave entitlement, based on length of employment
  • Smart working options (with the opportunity to work remotely and find a smart working pattern that suits both you and us)
  • Flexible working options

Caring for you and your family

  • Generous sick pay entitlement
  • More sick pay entitlement, based on length of employment
  • Opportunity to buy and sell annual leave in each calendar year
  • Free access to a GP virtually 24 hours a day/7 days a week allowing you unlimited advice, reassurance and where appropriate diagnosis
  • Enhanced leave for new parents
  • Free access to a confidential 24 hours a day/7 days a week helpline service for both you and your family with a specialist range of support and information
  • Special leave options (such as up to 5 days paid leave for domestic or personal emergencies a year)
  • 10 days paid disability leave a year, pro-rata for part-time
  • 10 days paid carers’ leave a year, pro-rata for part-time
  • New family-friendly benefits, including paid leave:
    • in the event of miscarriage or still birth
    • to support fertility treatments
    • antenatal appointments for both parents
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Death in service scheme
  • Health cash plans to help offset the cost of health care for you and your family

Thinking about your finances

  • Enhanced salary sacrifice pension scheme
  • Discounted season ticket loan and interest-free emergency loans
  • Give as you earn to support other charities of your choice before tax 
  • New employee portal including lifestyle savings vouchers and personal wellbeing 

Enriching your life at work

  • Personalised development plans with a wide range of training courses and opportunities to source additional training options with your line manager
  • Yearly internal apprenticeship opportunities 
  • New, modern offices that embrace working together both in-person and remotely
  • Various opportunities to influence how we internally operate (including surveys, and focus and committee groups)
  • Active and supportive internal employee networking groups for collaboration and peer support
  • 2 days paid leave a year for volunteering for MS Society activities during normal working hours (such as fundraising events, or campaigning in the local community)
  • 2 days paid leave a year for volunteering with other charities during normal working hours  

Safeguarding

We’re committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone who uses our services and we come into contact with.

This is regardless of:

  • gender
  • race
  • disability
  • sexual orientation
  • religion or belief
  • pregnancy
  • gender reassignment

We recognise our particular responsibility to make sure vulnerable adults and children are protected.

We have measures in place to protect everyone we come into contact with from abuse and maltreatment of all kinds.

No agencies please.

Posted on: 20 November 2023
Closed date: 04 December 2023 at 09:00
Job ref: 164628_MS
Tags: Communications, PR, Digital