Dancing Giraffe are looking for Content Editors to be part of the creative vision behind Dancing Giraffe CIC and to have editorial responsibility for its output, performance. All posts are on a voluntary basis although at some point in the future we would be looking to make the posts permanent. You will be able to demonstrate substantial experience in the operational management of a major consumer website for a charity or commercial organisation.
Your skills will include: Planning, conception, commissioning and delivery of content. Good communication, confidence in presentational skills and the ability to foster strong client relationships are essential. A degree in English language or a Journalism degree would be preferable. You will be at an advantage if you have worked on successful campaigns.
You will know how to knock copy into shape and also be confident in your own writing and editing ability, but you will also understand how to tell stories through video, graphics, apps and images.
You will obviously be confident using content management applications, understand the requirements of SEO and be well-versed in the world of social media and bloggers. You will be able to demonstrate through understanding of the legal regulatory issues surrounding contract publishing, and most of all, you will be excited by the opportunity to create inspiring and engaging content for one of Essex’s most well-known Community Interest websites.
Ambition and enthusiasm are essential even if all the criteria above are not in place.
Some training may be given where necessary.
To apply please use the contact form.