£30,978 - £36,445 per annum DOE
- Future-focused role at an iconic charity
- Great hands-on role for a digital specialist
- Working in a high-growth and high-calibre digital team
What you'll be doing
You'll join our Digital Production team in creating amazing digital experiences for our users across RNLI's main website, our sister sites and related systems, and driving performance in line with our organisational objectives. This means managing the delivery from start to finish of planned campaigns, by using an efficient process, and delivering quality and valuable outcomes. You'll be utilising skills across discovery research, information architecture planning, wireframing and prototyping, content population and analysis and optimisation.
You'll be proactive in identifying opportunities for improvement in line with our digital principles which include utilising voice-of-the-user feedback and analytics data, test and learn and collaborative working. A hands-on approach and wide-ranging appetite for digital expertise is key - as is commercial orientation, since you'll be looking to make a real impact on our mission to prevent drowning.
Building strong relationships across project teams, you'll work closely with our Creative Services department and the wider Digital team in particular, acting as a colleague, collaborator and catalyst for innovative work throughout. With one eye on the future, you'll look for opportunities to grow your skills and share learnings with the team. Over time, you'll become involved with our growing personalisation and marketing automation capabilities - so a broader understanding of digital strategy and marketing will be important.
What experience you'll need
- The ability to manage concurrent projects: our digital team is much in demand
- A good understanding of user experience and the wider digital marketing ecosystem
- Some experience of User Experience tools and processes, such as wireframing, prototyping, heat mapping and session recording
- Hands-on knowledge of CMS platforms such as Sitecore, and day-to-day knowledge of web analytics
- Strong communication skills - written and verbal - and the ability to influence stakeholders, bringing them on a journey with you
This job would be suitable for someone who is...
- A team player and a good communicator
- Able to think both tactically about day-to-day problems and support our longer-term strategy
- Proactive and focused on delivering strong, measurable results
- Confident that they have experience in the kind of areas we've outlined above
About the RNLI
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution is a charity that provides a 24-hour lifeboat search and rescue service, seasonal lifeguards, water safety education and initiatives, and flood rescue response. Our lifeboat crews and lifeguards need a dedicated, professional and talented team behind them. This is your chance to join that team and help save lives every day.
Working together with partners and communities, we aim to educate, influence, supervise and rescue those at risk from drowning. By 2024, we're aiming for a 50% reduction in drowning in the UK and Ireland, and effective drowning prevention strategies around the world. We see digital technologies as crucial in helping us achieve this goal.
As well as a competitive salary, you'll also be eligible for a fantastic pensions package. That's not to mention the opportunity to work in a flexible and collaborative workplace, and access to internal and external training opportunities that are difficult to beat. Select the apply button shown to download our Employee Benefits document for more information!
We're eager to encourage applications from all sorts of people, and whilst we hope that we've given you enough information here, we understand if you may have further questions or hesitations. If there's anything else that you'd like to know, or if there is anything in this advert that has put you off or made you pause, please do let us know as we'd like to improve for the future.
The RNLI is committed to safeguarding; ensuring the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. We expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective employees and volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment. This will include relevant criminal record checks being carried out dependent on the eligibility of the role. (England & Wales; DBS check, Scotland; Disclosure Scotland PVG, Northern Ireland; Access NI, Republic of Ireland; Garda Vetting).
We are an equal opportunities employer.
Other organisations may call this role Digital Production Manager, Digital Project Manager, Digital Programme Manager, Digital Designer, Digital Marketing Manager, or Digital Specialist.
The closing date for applications is the 18th October 2020.
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