MS-UK is a national charity formed in 1993. We are here for people affected by multiple sclerosis (MS) – that’s around 107,000 people in the UK and 2.3 million worldwide. MS-UK is here for anyone affected by multiple sclerosis, to empower them to live healthier and happier lives by improving the understanding of MS and providing support where it is needed most. We put people affected by MS at the heart of our work. Our team are dedicated with a passion for making a difference. We pride ourselves on offering independent, unbiased information and support so people with MS can make their own choices.
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Content Editor. Working alongside the communications team to deliver MS-UK’s strategic aims for brand, marketing, information and engagement you will be responsible for the production of our content to reach a range of MS-UK audiences in line with our content plan. You’ll be delivering content from planning stages through to delivery and evaluation, creating content for all digital channels and print channels including our bi-monthly New Pathways magazine.
At MS-UK, there are no taboo subjects and we pride ourselves on providing people with all the information they would like to make their own decisions. By sharing people’s real life experiences and the latest MS news and research, we hope to support people across the world to access everything they need to do this. The successful candidate will love bringing these stories to life and will enjoy working in a fast paced, high energy environment, have excellent communication skills and a passion for delivering high quality, creative content with accessibility at its heart. You will be an experienced editor (with at least three years’ experience in a similar role) and you will be able to demonstrate a strong track record of producing excellent content.
This position is a full time role, Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm. The role is based at our office in Colchester, Essex.
Salary £23,000 - £28,000 depending on experience.
We believe that our commitment to the good health and wellbeing of all our stakeholders should extend to our staff and as such we offer a generous benefits package including 25 days annual leave, company health insurance, life insurance and income protection and cycle to work and childcare voucher scheme. We also hold regular team days and have a dedicated training and development budget.
How to apply
To apply, please send:
- Your CV
- A covering letter
- 300 words on a multiple sclerosis blog
- Five things you like about New Pathways and five you would improve
- Two story ideas
to Sarah Wright, MS-UK, Unsworth House, Hythe Quay, Colchester CO2 8JF or via email to email@example.com.
Please note that appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and DBS check.
Closing date: Wednesday 14 August 2019 at 5pm
Interviews: w/c 19 August 2019
Start date: 01 October 2019