Editorial Design Assistant

Guildford, Surrey
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Temporary 8 week assignment

Full time 35 hours per week

Salary Circa: FTE £24,000

Location: Guildford

AQA is a leading provider of qualifications and support services for teachers and students. We are an education charity and aim to enable every student and teacher to realise their potential. We have a passion for inspiring lessons and great learning. We employ around 1,000 people and around 28,500 associates (people who mark, moderate and work with us to deliver our qualifications) and have offices in Guildford, Manchester, Harrogate, London and Bath.

We are looking to recruit a post graduate Editorial Design Assistant for an eight week assignment to assist the Digital Editorial Team in editing, publishing and maintaining digital content across our public website.

This is an exciting opportunity for a post graduate who has a talent for content design and an enthusiasm for working with digital content to join a dynamic, high performing Digital Editorial Team and gain valuable experience.

What we're looking for:

  • someone who can start immediately and who lives within an easy commute to our office based on the University of Surrey campus!

  • experience in editing, devising and implementing user-centred online content for a large corporate website (desirable)

  • a good understanding of content management systems and publishing workflows

  • a basic understanding of web analytics, metadata and taxonomy

  • a basic understanding of information architecture, SEO, usability and accessibility

  • excellent editing and copywriting skills and a sharp eye for detail

  • instinctive ability to turn formal, passive prose into clear, useful content

  • good interpersonal skills in a variety of situations, and managing relationships with key internal and external stakeholders

  • experience in editing, devising and implementing user-centred online content for a large corporate website (desirable)

  • worked successfully in a website/content management capacity on a range of projects (desirable)

  • experience working with a corporate taxonomy, metadata schemes, brand, tone of voice, house style and digital content governance (desirable)

Closing date for completed applications is Monday 24 July 2017.

No agencies thank you.

AQA is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.