Digital Officer

£30,000 - £32,000 yearly
  • Business Disability Forum
  • London, UK
  • Jul 23, 2020
Permanent Administration Communications Data Marketing Project Management

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We are Business Disability Forum. We believe the 26 million people in the UK and over 1 billion people worldwide with disabilities and long-term conditions enhance the social and economic health of our societies. We help remove barriers in business structures and Government that prevent disabled people from thriving and making their contribution to the world.

We are unique. There are many great disability charities and disabled persons’ organisations. Our niche is our expertise in disability as it affects business.

The role

We are looking for a Digital Officer to help us to optimise, develop and co-ordinate the day to day running of our websites and future digital products concentrating mostly on maintaining our current website, online member (knowledge) hub and Disability smart benchmark site.

To be successful in the role you will have significant experience of co-ordinating websites and digital products in a similar size organisation. You are likely to have worked alongside digital marketers and across a full range of channels. You will be able to show how you’ve successfully engaged disabled users and turned insight into real actions and solutions.

The requirement

  • A proven background of delivering websites and digital products to a business audience and specifically including the needs of disabled people with a wide range of access requirements (A & I).
  • Professional experience managing, updating and maintaining a Content Management System, particularly WordPress (A, I & T).
  • Experience of writing and editing web content for different audiences (A, I & T).
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and techniques to meet WCAG for web, mobile and documentation (A, I & T).

For the full job description and person specification of this role and instructions on how to apply please visit our website below via the button below:

How to apply

Applications should be by CV and a supporting statement, of up to 400 words, detailing why you think you would be suitable for the role. If you require any adjustments to the application process please contact Barnaby Powell as set out below. Applications should be addressed to Barnaby Powell, HR & Office Manager, Business Disability Forum, Nutmeg House, 60 Gainsford Street, London SE1 2NY. If you are submitting your application by email please do so to barnabyp @ businessdisabilityforum .org .uk

  • Closing date for applications: 9 August 2020
  • First interviews are planned for the weeks commencing 10 August & 17 August 2020

Business Disability Forum is committed to ensuring that all its information, products and services are as accessible as possible to everyone.

If you wish to discuss anything in regards to accessibility or if you require alternative formats please contact Barnaby Powell by email at address above or by telephone on 020-7403-3020.

For further information on Business Disability Forum please refer to our wesbite via the button below.

Equal opportunities

We are committed to becoming disability-smart and an employer of choice irrespective of race (which includes colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins), sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, or pregnancy and maternity. The ethical and business case of ensuring that our workforce is representative of wider society is at the heart of what we do. When we are recruiting, disabled candidates who meet all of the essential criteria will be guaranteed an interview.