Addaction Farringdon, London, UK
Apr 24, 2019Temporary
Addaction is one of the UK's leading charities working across mental health, drug, alcohol, prisons, primary care and young people’s services. Last year we helped over 140,000 people across England and Scotland. We believe that everyone can change and we support them to do it. What you’ll be doing We’re looking for a Content Writer for a ten month period to improve the content and information that our staff need to use every day. You’ll contribute to the implementation of the People and Culture strategy by designing and delivering clear content across key areas including online learning material, people policies and resources, induction tools and welcome sites for new services. This has been identified as a priority to help our 1600 staff spend as much time as possible focused on supporting clients. We need to give people user-focused, clear information to help them do their job at their best. You’ll join the organisation at a busy and exciting time, with the opportunity to be involved in a broad range of content and projects. You’ll report into the Head of Communications and work in an agile way across three key teams - organisational design and development, people operations and communications. You’ll need to have brilliant people skills to work closely with the subject matter experts from across these teams to make sure technical content in accurate and clear. You’ll also need to be confident in testing and iterating content with staff from our 140 services across England and Scotland. About you Ideally you’ll have: Demonstrable experience of designing and writing accessible and user-centred content. Excellent writing and editing skills, including the ability to turn complex information into plain English. Demonstrable experience of completing user research and feedback to design and iterate content based on needs and insights. Experience designing content in different digital and physical formats and choosing the best way to present information to users. An aptitude for using digital platforms, with an understanding of how these are used to communicate different messages. Google Suite experience is a bonus. The ability to build great relationships with different people right across the country. Experience working in an agile environment to deliver content at pace. A passion to help people change, and a belief in people’s abilities to do it. In return, you’ll get to be part of a supportive team who want to hear your ideas. Other details Salary is £28,438 per annum plus £2759 London Weighting, and a benefits package including 28 days annual leave. Location: London, will involve some travel around England and Scotland. Apply with your CV and cover letter. Further information The closing date for this vacancy is midnight on Sunday 12 May 2019. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 22 and Thursday 23 May 2019 in London. Addaction is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community. Please note that Addaction will only be able to employ those who have the legal right to work in the UK.