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Head of Content and Digital

    North East

  • £50,070, plus competitive benefits
  • Category: Digital, Media/Editorial/Content Management   |
  • Contract: Permanent   |
  • Posted: 7 March 2017   |
  • Closing: 1 March 2017

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In this exciting new role as our Head of Content and Digital, you will put user and audience insight at the centre of our content production and drive operational change so we can effectively influence the stakeholders who have the power to create a prosperous and poverty free UK. 


£50,070, plus competitive benefits (Relocation assistance where necessary)

York (some ad hoc travel to London)

35 hours per week (flexible working arrangements will be considered)


As Head of Content and Digital you will be primarily responsible for:

·         Leading on the transition to a digital first operation in our communications

·         Leading and managing our Digital and Content Team

·         Overseeing the running and development of our organisational websites, social media and digital marketing strategy

·         Managing all external output (digital and non-digital)

·         Translating our research into accessible content and content production

·         Managing the Content and Digital budget to ensure value for money


We are looking for someone with exceptional knowledge of the digital environment, with a readiness to bring the latest digital innovation and apply it in line with strategic organisational objectives.  You will be a strong people manager as well as a digital strategist and translator, able to interpret digital need to non-specialists and make internal changes to benefit digital operations. You must also have a keen interest in research and its ability to bring about social change, as well as a good understanding of the context in which we operate and our stakeholders.


This Head of Content and Digital is a great opportunity for you to lead on shaping the digital transformation of JRF’s communications in order to influence key stakeholders effectively.


If you would like to discuss this Head of Content and Digital role in more detail, please contact Michelle Ong on 01904 615906 or email


If interested in the Head of Content and Digital click on the APPLY button below and you will be redirected to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation website where you can download an application pack and obtain further information or request one via or 24-hour recruitment answerphone: 01904 615943.


Closing deadline for applications is Sunday 19 March 2017 at 5pm.

Interviews will be held in York on Thursday 30 March 2017.


About us

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) is an independent organisation working to inspire social change through research, policy and practice. The Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust (JRHT) is a registered housing association and care provider in Yorkshire and the North East.  JRF and JRHT are two important influencing organisations with an ambitious agenda for inspiring positive change in the UK in line with our vision of a prosperous and poverty free UK.

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