Digital Content Officer

JOB TITLE: Digital Content Officer

DEPARTMENT: Communications

REPORTS TO: Senior Communications Manager

SALARY: £25,000 - £28,000 depending on experience, plus benefits

JOB PURPOSE:

We’re looking for a creative digital wizard to produce our podcast, develop visual elements to bring online research reports to life, and create attention-grabbing infographics and animations for social media. You must have a creative streak, ability to work collaboratively and to a brief, and know your way around Adobe suite applications. Interest in energy and climate change a distinct advantage.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:        

Part of a small central team delivering the Energy Institute’s communication strategy, promoting and protecting its reputation as a source of knowledge and expertise, extending its reach in the public debate about energy and climate change, supporting engagement with members and marketing its products and services.

Managed by the Senior Communications Manager, the Digital Content Officer will have four primary areas of responsibility:

  • Develop and deliver attention-grabbing visual content – from static banners to animated gifs - for use in social media, email campaigns and website, supporting the promotion of the EI’s products and services, turning projects around quickly, creatively, within brand parameters and to brief.
  • Production, editing and project management of the EI’s podcast Energy In Conversation, working with our Knowledge team to record and deliver engaging interviews with senior experts in our field to our membership and subscribers.
  • Develop and deliver visually-engaging elements to bring to life and promote our Knowledge team’s research reports, including the Essentials Guides and annual Energy Barometer.
  • Editing recordings of webinars and other events for posting to YouTube, adding branded opening idents, captions, credits and sponsor logos.

This is a full-time role, based in our central London offices, with flexibility for some home working.

We separately have a vacancy for a similar but part time role in our editorial team, developing digital content to attract readers to our new online magazine New Energy World. Applicants should specify if this is of interest.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

We’re looking for a motivated, adaptable creative to become our go-to source of audio, visual and graphic content to excite external audiences about our products and services. You will likely have had previous training and/or on-the-job experience in these fields, and be keen to apply and continue to develop your creative skills to help the EI project itself as a professional, dynamic, growing organisation.

Must be:

  • A digital wizard - Previous experience in and enthusiasm for audio production, graphic design, motion design and video animation, including familiarity with Adobe suite applications and best practices.
  • A collaborator – Ability to build personal reputation with diverse internal customers, in particular immediate colleagues in our Communications and Knowledge teams.
  • A juggler – Disciplined personal organisation and project management skills, ensuring major projects are delivered accurately, to deadline, to brief and on brand, while also having flexibility to turn around last minute asks at pace.

An interest in energy and climate change would be a distinct advantage.

BENEFITS:

  • Compressed working scheme - extended daily hours in return for every other Friday off
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Cycle to Work Scheme, Season Ticket Loan
  • Great organisational culture including all-staff/team socials

WHO WE ARE:

The Energy Institute is the not-for-profit chartered professional membership body bringing together expertise to tackle urgent global challenges. Responding to the climate emergency while meeting the energy needs of the world’s growing population calls for energy to be better understood, managed and valued. This ambition is at the heart of our social purpose.

We are a global, independent network of professionals spanning the world of energy, convening and facilitating debate, championing evidence and sharing fresh ideas.

Energy professionals of all ages, genders, backgrounds and disciplines look to us for the knowledge, skills and good practice they need to pursue impactful careers in this vital, fast-evolving field.

TO APPLY:

To apply, please send your CV, covering letter and links to examples of previous work to hr2@energyinst.org by Monday 7 February. Interviews will take place during the week commencing 14 February.