16 October 2017

Digital Content Manager

£50,000 plus benefits


Job Summary

About the job

Wellcome Collection (museum and library) are looking for a creative and experienced leader to manage their digital editorial content strategy, to develop and curate content that engages audiences online.

Additional info

As Digital Content Manager, you will lead the digital editorial team for wellcomecollection.org as Wellcome builds new global audiences and deepen engagement with our existing public and professional audiences. Working with researchers, artists and curators in a friendly and creative environment, you will explore topics as varied as the power of electricity, the relationship between graphic design and health, and the history of voguing. You will keep innovating and improving to build a free and unrestricted digital space where more people than ever can engage, be inspired and explore the connections between science, medicine, life and art.

You will:

  • evolve and implement a strategy for digital content (including social media and in-venue digital content) to guide, inspire, amuse and provoke a public and professional audience
  • manage the Digital Content team and oversee the production and promotion of timely, relevant content
  • create and manage relationships with external partners to increase the impact of our collections and activities
  • monitor targets and performance indicators, and conduct content-focused evaluation of online performance
  • work with colleagues to ensure that Wellcome Collection’s digital experience is of a high standard

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Experience & Skills

About you

To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • experience as a leader who nurtures teams to experiment and think imaginatively
  • experience of writing, editing and producing high-quality content targeted at a range of audiences
  • experience of working in an editorial team
  • passion for the kinds of exhibitions and events at Wellcome Collection
  • passion for finding new ways of using digital content to connect people and content
  • a collaborative approach and ability to contribute to the wider aims of the Digital Engagement department
  • commitment to putting user experience at the heart of your work

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