Digital Content Producer

Alan Turing Institute London United Kingdom Communications and Engagement
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Named in honour of Alan Turing, the Institute is a place for inspiring, exciting work and we need passionate, sharp, and innovative people who want to use their skills to contribute to our mission to make great leaps in data science and AI research to change the world for the better.

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The Digital Content Producer will be a key role within the marketing team and wider Communications and Engagement Directorate, reporting to the Senior Marketing Manager. The producer will work across the entire Institute to enhance the quality of digital content produced, to amplify the Turing's research impact, and build relationships with our various audiences. This position will take ownership of the digital content function and lead on content creation for the brand and engagement activities like AI UK and The Turing Lectures.


The Digital Content Producer plays a key role in creating content that shares the Institute’s story and vision, promoting the brand and makes impact across many different digital platforms. With significant experience in video and audio broadcast solutions, you will be responsible for conceptualising, filming, editing, and producing video and audio content on behalf of the Institute. This role will work across internal and external stakeholders including managing shoots both on and off site often to demanding schedules. You will lead on innovative content that motivates, inspires, informs and educates. You will be responsible for setting the quality standards for digital content, according to the Institute brand identity.

With an extensive background in broadcast production, you will play a key part in a variety of strategic outputs. You will be called on to deliver high-level technical tuition and consultation on the use and production of digital content. This will involve responsibility for oversight of tender processes in external consultation third parties, contractors or freelancers to ensure the Turing acquires optimal products and services when interacting with digital media and production.

The postholder will be an integral part of the Turing's commitment to leading the public conversation. The role holder will oversee various communication channels including the corporate YouTube channel, podcast networks, internal video platforms and delivery to external platforms on request. This includes not only the production and creation of content, but ensuring the success of external platforms. The role-holder is also responsible for creating in-house films for the internal network, such as ‘how to’ webinars and corporate films.

As Digital Content Producer you will be a specialist audio producer, audio engineer and sound designer, with high level of ability in photography, lighting, camera handling, and postproduction of digital images and graphic design.

You will be responsible for producing The Turing Podcast, a popular output designed for the public, as well as the data science and artificial intelligence community. This includes full production, managing the guest lists, show planning, recording, editing and uploading to streaming platforms. In conjunction with this, the role requires liaising with media teams to facilitate the Turing participating in interviews and ensuring broadcasts are of a consistently high broadcast standard.

It is imperative for the role holder to foster a spirit of innovation, by developing new skills and adopting new technologies on a frequent basis in order to provide cutting edge content to the organisation as well as ensuring their knowledge base is always prepared for consultation and management of projects that involve tech.


  • Managing and directing video shoots, livestreams of Turing talks, seminars and events onsite and offsite
  • Provide expert consultation on the facilitation and strategic planning of broadcast production
  • Lead full-service video production and delivery with oversight of planning and delivery of content
  • Develop and oversee technical filming briefs to enable the Turing to engage with external agencies when additional support is required for large scale events, such as AI UK, The Turing Lectures etc.
  • Consulting with academic speakers and corporate sponsors/partners about presentation formats, stage management, permissions, and any required editing after the event to enable films to go online
  • Provide consultation on the use of a wide variety of software and media production techniques to enrich the abilities and skillsets of colleagues.
  • Production of in-house films for use across the network, for example for induction materials, how-to guides to provide technical and non-technical tuition to staff of all levels and brand films about our activities
  • Leading tender processes with responsibility and oversight of project with third parties, contractors or freelancers to ensure the Turing acquires optimal products and services when interacting with digital media and production
  • Planning, recording and distributing The Turing Podcast – working in tandem with Senior Marketing Manager and colleagues across the Institute in order to meet strategic communications needs
  • Production of Institute media, including video blogs, and ensuring these are delivered to a high standard and often on a short timeframe
  • Running the corporate YouTube channel and staying abreast of industry and consumer developments which could affect our ability to use this channel


  • Previous experience in post-production video editing using Adobe Premiere and After Effects
  • Previous experience in audio production and sound design
  • High level skills in photography, lighting, and general professional camera handling
  • Considerable experience in developing video and digital media strategy
  • Expertise in livestreaming, live sound, camera handling and maintenance
  • Professional level photography skills, including post-processing of still imagery
  • Broad knowledge of media law (particularly copyright), ethical considerations regarding video or audio recording of individuals and licensing content.
  • Deep and demonstrated knowledge of current social media trends and how to optimize video content and engagement online.
  • Dedication to innovation and improvement of skillset on a constant basis
  • Previous experience of Higher Education/Research Institution

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If you are interested in this opportunity, please click the apply button below. You will need to register on the applicant portal and complete the application form including your CV and covering letter. If you have questions about the role or would like to apply using a different format, please contact us on 020 3970 2148 or 0203 862 3340, or email

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Sunday 12th February 2023 at 23:59

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This full time post is offered on a permanent basis. The annual salary is £36,236 plus excellent benefits, including flexible working and family friendly policies,

The Alan Turing Institute is based at the British Library, in the heart of London’s Knowledge Quarter.

We are currently assessing the results of our hybrid working trial, which ran for six months. We will soon publish a long-term workplace policy: as a guide, we anticipate this will be between 2-4 days per month. Some roles may require the jobholder to spend a greater number of days in the office, but the hiring manager will be able to confirm this during the interview.


The Alan Turing Institute is committed to creating an environment where diversity is valued and everyone is treated fairly. In accordance with the Equality Act, we welcome applications from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

We are committed to building a diverse community and would like our leadership teal to reflect this. We therefore welcome applications from the broadest spectrum of backgrounds.

Reasonable adjustments to the interview process will be made for any candidates with a disability.

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