Digital Editor

Hiring Organisation: 
The Royal College of Pathologists

Digital Editor£33,780 per annumFull time, permanentCity of London We have an opportunity for a Digital Editor to play a key role in the further development of our website and other digital communication channels. This is an exciting and creative role, working as part of our Publishing and Digital team. Key responsibilities include:• devising creative solutions to further develop The Royal College of Pathologists’ website• developing and commissioning engaging web content, including text, photos, infographics and video• researching, editing and writing lively web copy• providing advice, guidance, support and training to staff in using the website• managing the Website Support Officer to deliver effective support to staff and members.• reporting on visitor data and feedback, contributing to SEO strategy. You’ll have experience of digital communications, including using content management systems, HTML, CSS and a range of specialist content editing software including Adobe creative suite. You’ll have a good understanding of communications and brand, the ability to draft and edit lively, engaging copy for the web, good organisational skills to plan content, and excellent communications skills to develop positive and creative working relationships with colleagues. Previous management experience, plus an interest in medicine, science or healthcare would be an advantage, but is not essential. Pathology is at the heart of modern healthcare. Pathologists work to prevent, diagnose, treat and monitor diseases and are involved in the diagnosis of disorders affecting every organ of the body, from before birth to after death. The majority of tests requested by doctors will be performed and interpreted by a clinical scientist or medically qualified pathologist. The Royal College of Pathologists is a professional membership organisation and registered charity with over 11,000 members who are doctors and scientists working in hospitals, universities and laboratories in the UK and overseas. We work with pathologists at every stage of their career – from setting curricula, organising training and running exams, to approving job descriptions, publishing best-practice guidance and providing continuing professional development. As part of the Communications team, you will be contributing directly to the College’s aims of boosting member engagement, raising awareness of the role of pathology in healthcare and clinical science, and inspiring future pathologists. We offer attractive staff benefits including 25 days annual leave rising with length of service, an employee discount scheme, season ticket and gym membership loans, as well as a defined benefit company pension scheme. The College is an Investors in People employer, and values diversity, welcoming applications for all members of society.The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 20 March 2017. Interviews are scheduled for Friday 31 March. For further information and to apply for the role, please download the information pack from the College website

experienced practitioner (an expert or specialist or a junior manager managing a few people)
Job function: 
Job type: 
paid job within an organisation
Contract type: 
full time
Org Type: 
Job Location: 
London, England, UK
Location type: 
fixdl|fixed (office)
Closing date for applications: 
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 23:30

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