Web Content Officer

  • £19,173 to £24,867 (pro rata to full-time salaries of £23,249 to £30,154)
  • Maidstone, Kent
  • Valley Invicta Academies Trust

We are looking to recruit a Website Content Officer to join our Communications Manager and work with colleagues across our Academies Trust in an exciting new role. The ideal candidate will be an English or Journalism graduate, or former journalist or copywriter, with a real flair and passion for writing along with excellent communication skills. Please note the role is not a technical or IT based position.

The successful candidate will be required to work 37 hours per week, for 38 weeks per year (term time only). The successful candidate will be responsible for creating, editing and developing online content and services, liaising with colleagues across Valley Park and Invicta Grammar Schools, while ensuring that content is simple, accessible and audience-focused.

The Website Content Officer will be responsible for overseeing the creation, development and delivery of news content for our websites across the two schools, as well as the social media platforms. You will be required to:

- Write quality news features and articles, quickly and effectively, to promote school news, events and achievements;

- Use all appropriate social media platforms to promote school news, events, successes and information;

- Work closely with teachers, students, and communication and marketing colleagues to ensure co-ordinated delivery of activity/news/events;

- Management of regular Invicta alumni communication, primarily through social media and website;

- Collaborate with marketing colleagues to create promotional concepts when necessary;

- Work with the Trust Communications Manager to establish priorities and develop new ideas and projects.

Benefits

Benefits include access to the Local Government Pension Scheme and our employee rewards package and discounts scheme. The salary will be based within the VIAT grade 6 or 7, dependent upon relevant experience, £18,659 to £24,201 (pro rata to full-time salaries of £22,626 to £29,346).

Our Commitment

Come and join our dedicated team who are always willing to support new staff in the best interests of our children.

All our schools continually evolve in their drive for excellence; we aspire to provide staff and pupils to have:

- Outstanding Care

- Outstanding Education

- Outstanding Opportunities.

New opportunities, including career progression, are actively sought for all staff across the MAT. Collaboration with like-minded colleagues across the MAT is set up to provide; networking, support, quality assurance and friendship. If you think you would thrive in this environment we want to meet you.

Please complete the application form using the link and submit to: [email protected]

For more information about Valley Invicta Academies Trust, please visit our website:  www.viat.org.uk

The Trust reserves the right to appoint to this role at anytime.

Information about the trust

The Valley Invicta Academies Trust is a Multi Academy Trust, based in Maidstone, Kent. The Trust is a family of primary and secondary schools which work in partnership to provide nothing less than outstanding education for all our young people. Presently the Trust is responsible for five primary schools and three secondary schools:

VIAT Primary Schools

Valley Invicta Primary School at Aylesford, Valley Invicta Primary School at Holborough Lakes, Valley Invicta Primary School at Kings Hill, Valley Invicta Primary School at Leybourne Chase and East Borough Primary School which has recently joined the Trust.

VIAT Secondary Schools

Invicta Grammar School, Valley Park School and The Lenham School. The Lenham School became a member of the Trust this year joining Invicta Grammar School, the highest performing “non super selective” school in Kent and Valley Park School, the highest performing non-selective school in Kent.

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