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Digital Editor
London Road Reading, UK

Job reference: SRF29108

Location: London Road Reading, UK

Closing date: 11/06/2019

Job live date: 22/05/2019

Salary: £24,771 - £29,517 pro rata per annum

Employment type: AAS-Clerical

Department: Library

Division: University Museums and Special Collections Services

Hours per week: 28.80

Employment Basis/Type: Fixed term until March 2022

We are looking for a digital editor with skills to help build on our award-winning reputation as digital innovators. You will be responsible for coordinating and producing social media and website content for The Museum of English Rural Life and Reading Museum, as part of Museums Partnership Reading, a National Portfolio Organisation funded by Arts Council England.

You will promote and contribute to the impact of digital content to both internal and external stakeholders for engagement and marketing. Leading on developing and implementing digital content strategy, you will create, plan and coordinate social media and work closely with colleagues in sourcing content, developing relevant skills and in capturing and analysing data.

You will have a successful track record in using social media and other relevant digital platforms and in communicating and working effectively as part of busy teams. Knowledge and experience of digital in a cultural museum or a heritage context would be highly desirable.


Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Marketing Manager

Contact role:

Director, University Museums and Special Collections Service

Contact name:

Alison Hilton

Contact name:

Kate Arnold-Forster

Contact phone:

0118 378 5626

Contact phone:

0118 378 8660

Contact email:

Contact email:


Closing date: 11/06/2019

Interview date: 21/06/2019

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that this role is not recognised as a graduate level job by UK Visas and Immigration and the Tier 2 sponsorship route is not available for non-graduate level occupations. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.


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