Job Title: Digital Content Editor
Salary range: £30,886 – £31,953
Grade: Assembly Grade 7
Directorate: Parliamentary Services
Business Area/Office: Communications Office
Accountable to: Web Content Manager
The Digital Content Editor is responsible for creating and managing digital content for the Northern Ireland Assembly. This includes website content, social media and email communications. They work with the Web Content Manager and the Communications Team to deliver the Northern Ireland Assembly Commission’s content plans, tracking and evaluating the performance of content against objectives.
Applicants for the post must have, by the closing date for application:
1. At least a primary degree, minimum 2.2 classification, in any subject.
Applications will be considered from applicants with formal qualifications of an equivalent or higher standard to those stated.
At least two years’ experience in the criteria (a) to (e) below:
(a) Working with content management systems, for example EPiServer, Umbraco and/or WordPress;
(b) Creating content for use on the web ensuring accessibility is considered;
(c) Using online graphics software, for example Canva;
(d) Using and posting to social media management platforms; and
(e) Using analytics/insights to measure the impact of content on the web and/or social channels.
2. GCSE/GCE ‘O’ level passes at grades A* to C in four subjects including English language.
Applications will be considered from applicants with relevant formal qualifications of an equivalent or higher standard to those stated.
Four years’ experience in the criteria (a) to (e) above.
Should shortlisting be required, the following shortlisting criteria will be applied:
Specific 3rd level qualifications in Digital and/or Social Media Marketing or demonstrable understanding of managing digital content across multiple digital channels.
The following Assembly Skills and Behaviours will be assessed during the selection process:
…is about providing a high-quality and efficient service to our customers. It is thinking ahead, managing resources effectively and delivering work on time and to a high standard. It is also using professional or technical expertise to enhance service delivery.
…is creating and maintaining positive, professional and respectful internal and external working relationships through effective and appropriate communications.
…is looking for and being open to new and innovative ideas and improvements to the service provided. It is being flexible and adapting positively and professionally to sustain performance when the situation changes, workloads increase or priorities change. It is about forming sound, evidence-based decisions and being accountable for results.