Scientific Content Manager


£28,000-£30,000 pa


+ Employee benefits


Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

Sales, Marketing & Membership

​Our Sales, Marketing & Membership department oversee all the commercial elements for our organisation: liaising and supporting our technical functions with marketing campaigns, market research, developing key accounts, overall strategy and ensuring our members have added value through our services and consultancy.

Marketing

Our Marketing team work closely with our Sales and Technical teams to create, develop and edit high-quality content that covers the many aspects of science and technology relevant to our business.

Position

  • Plan, create, and deliver engaging technical content that informs and inspires our target audiences, Content includes text copy, and contributions to video, infographics, images and similar materials that may be needed for external communications activities, as well as the website, social media pages and marketing emails
  • Sense-check, proofread and edit scientific, technical, and promotional documents
  • Proofread copy and contribute to internal comms
  • Write compelling scientific content for marketing campaigns. The content will include press releases, blog posts, web copy, social media posts, speaker profiles and other formats as they arise
  • Interview technical colleagues to establish the story behind what they would like to promote and produce written content accordingly
  • Derive maximum value from core content by proactively identifying opportunities for re-use, re-purposing and recycling into additional content forms e.g. technical reports into blogs etc
  • Help devise interviews with staff for audio (podcast) and video for release via our website, social media and other digital channels
  • Provide professional advice and guidance on digital content processes and procedures to technical colleagues, using judgement and creativity to suggest the most appropriate means of communicating their area/service

Requirements

  • A relevant science degree (or equivalent experience)
  • Experience with a role focusing on delivering content based on scientific or technical topics
  • High-level English writing skills with evidence of a proactive, creative, analytical and inquisitive nature
  • Proven skills for shaping complex messages for a variety of audiences – especially technical non-specialists across the many sub-sectors of the food, drink and allied industries.
  • Good communication skills, with the ability to engage with specialists and non-specialists
  • Deadline-driven, well-organised, focused, self-disciplined and pragmatic, with the ability to prioritise workload and recognise when detail matters
  • Good attention to detail in sense-checking and proof-reading a wide range of documents

Benefits

  • Hybrid working- 3 days per week Chipping Campden site
  • Reward platform with employee discounts and rewards
  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • Buy and sell holiday scheme
  • A generous work save pension scheme, with employee contributions matched by the company up to 10%
  • Permanent health scheme
  • Culture focus around work/life balance (early finish Fridays)
  • Subsidised onsite restaurant

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