The Alan Turing Institute is the UK’s national institute for data science and artificial intelligence. The Institute is named in honour of the scientist Alan Turing and its mission is to make great leaps in data science and artificial intelligence research in order to change the world for the better.
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced digital professional to join a fast-paced team responsible for promoting the pioneering research and activities of The Alan Turing Institute.
The Digital Editor will maintain the Institute’s new website turing.ac.uk and take the lead on managing future development of the site from a technical and editorial perspective. The role-holder will also be responsible for ensuring our online content is engaging, accessible and on brand, and create new digital content across a range of channels. This role requires excellent design, writing and technical skills, experience of managing a third-party agency, and an understanding of how to work with experts to turn technical content into accessible stories for different audiences. Importantly, the role-holder will have energy and enthusiasm for the Institute’s mission and activities and willingness to get involved in a range of tasks.
The Digital Editor will report to the Head of Communications and work closely with a busy communications team building a major brand in tech, academia and industry. This is an opportunity to work independently and grow your skills in an open and collaborative environment.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate will have:
TERMS & CONDITIONS
This full-time post is offered on a permanent basis. The annual salary for this position is £32,000 plus excellent benefits, including flexible working and family friendly policies, https://www.turing.ac.uk/work-turing/why-work-turing/employee-benefits
This job description is written at a specific time and is subject to change as the demands of the Institute and the role develop. The role requires flexibility and adaptability and the post holder needs to be aware that they may be asked to perform tasks and be given responsibilities not detailed in this job description.
Please note all offers of employment are subject to continuous eligibility to work in the UK and satisfactory pre-employment security screening which includes a DBS Check.
Full details on the pre-employment screening process can be requested from [email protected].
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, covering letter and contact details for your referees. If you have questions about the role or would like to apply using a different format, please email [email protected].
If you have any queries or would like to discuss the role further, please contact [email protected]
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Sunday 28 June 2020
EQUALITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
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, gender reassignment, marital and civil partnership status, pregnancy, religion or belief or sexual orientation. Reasonable adjustments to the interview process can also be made for any candidates with a disability.