Content Developer – Community Education At British Red Cross

Job Description:

Location: UK Flexible / Remote working
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: Up to £24377
Are you a creative content writer who is passionate about education products and who understands learner focussed design?
Working as part of the British Red Cross (BRC) Community Education team, you will develop, write and edit content for new and existing education products.

Reporting to the Product Manager, you will work as part of an agile squad, engaging with internal and external stakeholders to develop content for a diverse portfolio of education products including workshops, apps and online education.
In this genuinely influential and collaborative role, you will develop high-quality content which ensures that our products are pedagogically sound, learner-focussed and relevant for their target audience.

Is this the opportunity for you?

With a ‘real eye’ for detail, you will have strong copy writing, editing and proofreading skills. You’ll have experience of developing and adapting educational content and design for different audiences and you’ll be experienced in writing content and guidance following organisational brand guidelines.
You’ll have well developed interpersonal and communication skills, you’ll be comfortable managing stakeholder and team relationships, influencing without authority and encouraging collaborative working to achieve common goals.
You will have excellent organisational and time management skills, be able to prioritise and manage multiple stakeholder and project requirements independently and autonomously, while adhering to project schedules and deadlines.
You’ll be solutions focussed and analytical, with experience o f product evaluation, you will be able to quickly analyse the impact of development changes on a content development project and make the appropriate adjustments to manage successful outcomes.
You will have a genuine interest in the work the British Red Cross do, and you’ll be keen to play a part in supporting people in crisis.
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Say hello to the team …

The Community Education team develop learner-centric and evidence-based education products that develop people’s skills and confidence to contribute to community resilience, and act in a crisis. This is enabled by both face-to-face delivery and digital technology.
In the last year, Community Education reached more than a million learners through teaching resources, media, direct delivery and online learning routes.
We’re passionate about our vision; which is to improve the resilience of individuals and communities across the UK, so they can thrive. That’s why we want to provide humanitarian education that encourages kind and inclusive communities and equips individuals to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from adversity.

Closing date for applications is 23:59 on Monday 3rd J anuary with interviews anticipated to be held during week commencing Monday 10th January via Zoom.


We offer a wide range of staff benefits, including:

  • 36 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) – pro rata for fixed-term and part time roles
  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
  • Up to 6% contributory pension
  • Flexible working policy
  • Discounts from a range of online and high street retailer

A little bit more about us…
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country – we’re there when you need us.
Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.
At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK.
We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassi gnment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.
Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring your authentic-self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.
In the British Red Cross, we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse.
We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.
If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation’s Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
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